Community Affairs Launches New Student Community Engagement Center

New center to expand student opportunities for community-engaged scholarship.

UA Students Win 15 Fulbright Awards for 2018-2019

The University of Alabama (UA) has, for the third time in the last four years, been recognized as a top producing institution for Fulbright U.S. Student Awards.

Saving Lives participates in Tuscaloosa Heart Walk

For the fifth consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Saving Lives Initiative participated in the American Heart Association’s Tuscaloosa Heart Walk at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater.

STEM Entrepreneurship Academy

The 2018 STEM Entrepreneurship Academy Campers experienced a week of exploration, engagement and discovery within the STEM disciplines and the world of entrepreneurship.

New Faculty Tour of Black Belt Reveals Progress, Challenges in the Region

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

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. 

Parent Teacher Leadership Academy Celebrates Graduation and 10-Year Anniversary

“Thank you, graduates, for your dedication, your collaboration, and your willingness to form partnerships that ultimately build community.”

Research poster presenters pose for a photo at the 2018 CCBP Awards.

12th Excellence in Community Engagement Awards

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.

Global Café attendees celebrate the end of the 2017 academic year and pose for a group photo.

Global Café

Students, faculty and community share traditions and cultures at Global Café. 

Student Community Engagement Center

Within each college or school, student organizations may elect to formally partner with the Student Community Engagement Center.

Our Programs

CCBP's functions revolve around the work of five offices: Community Education, Program and Partnerships for Community Engagement, Global and Community Engagement, Research and Publications, and Resource Development for Community Engagement.

Council on Community-Based Partnerships

The Council exists to connect faculty, staff, students and community partners in research-based projects designed to solve critical problems identified by community members and the University.

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES) is a peer-reviewed international journal through which faculty, staff, students, and community partners disseminate scholarly works.

The Center for Community-Based Partnerships

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