For the second consecutive year, the Division of Community Affairs led a new faculty tour of cities and their landmarks in West Alabama and the Alabama Black Belt Region. In addition to new faculty, many staff and students in the division also attended.
Swim to the Top, now in its fifth year, partners with the Benjamin Barnes Branch YMCA, Tuscaloosa PARA, and First Tee of Tuscaloosa to connect university students with the community through life-saving swimming lessons.
For the 2018–2019 competition period, 15 University of Alabama students have been selected for Fulbright Awards. The University of Alabama is a nationally ranked Top Producer of Fulbright Student Award Winners.
“Thank you, graduates, for your dedication, your collaboration, and your willingness to form partnerships that ultimately build community.”
This program recognizes faculty, community partners and students who work to change the lives of others through their engagement research efforts by granting seed funds, graduate fellowships, undergraduate scholarships, travel grants and a variety of other activities.
Saving Lives volunteers successfully advanced Saving Lives’ mission of providing health information and promotion, nutrition, and physical activity to participants in this year’s Tuscaloosa Heart Walk sponsored by the American Heart Association on Saturday, March 3.
The 2017 STEM Entrepreneurship Academy Camp took place Sunday, July 16–Friday, July 21. Each school team created a STEM-focused, entrepreneurial project based upon the needs on their community.
Ping Shi teaches Tai Chi to Holt Elementary School students as a part of the Heart Touch program.