CCBP News Archives

UA Professor Receives Distinguished Educator Award from National Rural Health Association

July 7, 2010

May 2007 Dr. John R. Wheat, professor of community and rural medicine at The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences and School of Medicine, recently received the Distinguished Educator Award from the National Rural Health Association. Wheat was selected for this award because he designed, implemented and directs UA's Rural Health Leaders Pipeline. […]

UA Students Bring Farmers Market to Campus

July 7, 2010

May 3, 2006 Homegrown Alabama, a student-led group that educates the community about the value and importance of local produce, sponsored an open-air market at Ferguson Center Plaza on The University of Alabama campus Thursday, May 3. Farmers from Tuscaloosa, Northport, Duncanville, Coker, Fayette, Thorsby, Clanton and elsewhere displayed racks of fresh tomatoes, turnips, onions, […]

Ed Mullins Receives Special Achievement in Journalism Award from Auburn University

July 6, 2010

 April 6, 2007 Dr. Ed Mullins, retired journalism professor and volunteer associate at the Center for Community-Based Partnerships, received the 2007 Distinguished Special Achievement in Journalism Award from Auburn University's Journalism Advisory Council at an awards luncheon at the AU Conference Center on April 6. Mullins is a former dean of the College of Communication […]

CCBP Honors Campus and Community Partners

July 6, 2010

April 27, 2007 The Center for Community-Based Partnerships honored nine of its most successful projects and their leaders at its first awards program Friday, April 27, at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Tuscaloosa. More than 250 university and community leaders attended the ceremony. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Arthur N. Dunning, […]

UA Program Leading State Observance of Entrepreneurial Opportunities

July 6, 2010

February 2007 The University of Alabama's Entrepreneurship Program served as the State Leadership Team for observance of Entrepreneurship Week U.S.A. Feb. 24-March 3. Ranked 20th in the nation by Entrepreneur Magazine, the program used Entrepreneurship Week U.S.A. "to tell Alabamians more about entrepreneurship and to highlight opportunities available to entrepreneurs in Alabama," said David M. […]

UA Course Assists Low-Income Families With Income Tax Filing

July 6, 2010

January 2007 More than 80 IRS-certified undergraduate, graduate and law students from the University are providing free income tax services and teaching financial literacy to low-income families in Tuscaloosa and Birmingham. Most of the students are enrolled in a UA service learning course that focuses on understanding poverty and requires students to commit to the […]