CCBP News Archives

Chancellor Portera to Speak at CCBP Awards Luncheon on May 2, 2008

July 15, 2010

May 2, 2008 Release on Receipt Contact: Dr. Samory T. Pruitt, 205-348-8375, samory.pruitt@ua.edu TUSCALOOOSA "” Chancellor Malcolm Portera will be the keynote speaker at the second annual awards luncheon of the Center for Community-Based Partnerships at noon at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel Ballroom on the campus on May 2, 2008. Awards will recognize students, […]

Minority Business Forum III Scheduled for May 6 at Bryant-Denny Stadium

July 15, 2010

May 6th, 2008 For Immediate Release Contact: Christopher H. Spencer, 205-348-7374, chspencer01@ua.edu By Jessie Gable CCBP Intern TUSCALOOSA, Ala. "” To encourage more partnerships with minority contractors and vendors, the UA's Community Affairs and Financial Affairs offices have teamed up to host the third Minority Business Forum on Tuesday, May 6, at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Like […]

2008 CCBP Awards Luncheon

July 14, 2010

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Procrastination is Not Part of Joseph Seals’ Vocabulary

July 8, 2010

April 23, 2008 By NiCarla J. Friend CCBP Student Intern As spring semester 2008 winds down, many students, some for the first time all year, start thinking about what they'll do during the summer break, or if they are seniors, what comes after college. Joseph Seals, a junior from Selma majoring in language arts, is […]

Churches hold "roots" celebration with African, African-American neighbors

July 8, 2010

March 6th, 2008 By NiCarla Friend  Contributing Writer  Release on Receipt Contact: Ed Mullins, Center for Community-Based Partnerships, 205-246-3334, lemullins13@aol.com Holy Spirit and St. Francis Catholic churches joined forces for their 16th Annual African and African American Heritage Celebration during African American History Month. The event, which dates to 1993, was held at St. Francis […]

One shot at a time – Program helps students document life in Black Belt

July 8, 2010

January 21, 2008 Tuscaloosa News By Adam Jones LIVINGSTON | As a child, Destynni Burrell played outside a hunting lodge near her house. She never thought much of it until she was handed a camera and told to document life in the Black Belt. "It's been there my whole life, but when I finally looked […]

"Black Belt 100 Lenses" Reception Scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 17

July 7, 2010

January 17th, 2008 TUSCALOOSA "” Highway signs and vintage buildings, crop rows and fishing holes are some of the images Sumter County students have captured as part of a Black Belt documentary project. On Thursday from 4-6 p.m., the fruits of "Black Belt 100 Lenses," a joint project of the Black Belt Community Foundation and […]

Retired UA Journalism Professor Receives Multicultural Recruiting Award

July 7, 2010

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. "“ Dr. Ed Mullins, a retired University of Alabama journalism professor, is recipient of the 2007 Robert P. Knight Multicultural Recruiting Award for helping create a more diversified journalism workforce. Mullins received the award from the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in a Washington, D.C. […]

UA’s CCBP Awards Program to Honor Campus and Community Partners

July 7, 2010

April 23, 2007 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. "“ The University of Alabama Center for Community-Based Partnerships will hold its first honors luncheon Friday, April 27, at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Tuscaloosa, beginning at noon. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Arthur N. Dunning, vice president for public service and outreach and associate provost at the […]