CCBP News Archives

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 […]

UA Announces First Class of New Parent Leadership Academy

July 7, 2010

September 17th, 2007 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. "“ The inaugural class of The University of Alabama's new Parent Leadership Academy was introduced Thursday night at a kickoff ceremony at UA's Child Development Research Center. Those present for the ceremony included Dr. Samory Pruitt, UA vice-president for community affairs; Dr. Sandra Ray, member of the Alabama State Board […]

Open-Air Market on Sept. 13th, 2007

July 7, 2010

Sept. 13, 2007 Bring Home-Grown Produce, Blues to Ferguson Plaza Contact: Christopher H. Spencer, 205-348-7374, chspencer01@ua.edu Homegrown Alabama will bring an open-air market to the Ferguson Center Plaza on The University of Alabama campus Thursday, September 13, from 3-6:30 p.m. This is the second on-campus farmers market hosted by Homegrown Alabama in collaboration with the […]

Inaugural Class for UA’s Parent Leadership Academy to Kickoff Sept. 13

July 7, 2010

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. "“ The inaugural class for The University of Alabama's new Parent Leadership Academy has been selected, said Dr. Samory Pruitt, UA vice-president for community affairs. Known as PLA, the academy is a year-long certificate program that aids in developing the leadership potential of parents in the West Alabama area. It will kickoff its […]

UA Invited to Join Elite Outreach Group

July 7, 2010

June 19, 2007 TUSCALOOSA "“ The University of Alabama has been invited to join an elite national organization that recognizes the University's achievements in outreach scholarship. UA becomes the fifth member of the Outreach Scholarship Partnership (OSP). Others are Ohio State University, the University of Georgia, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Wisconsin Colleges/University […]

For 24th Year, High School Students Will Immerse Themselves

July 7, 2010

June 2007 Eighteen high school journalism students from Alabama and Georgia will live on campus and learn from advanced journalism students, top educators and seasoned journalists during the 24th annual Multicultural Journalism Workshop, July 8-18. And this year, says Dr. Edward Mullins, who has been on the workshop staff since its beginning, they will become […]