CCBP News Archives

Summer program preps children for college, careers

July 15, 2010

June 25th, 2008  By Matt Hawk Staff Writer  TUSCALOOSA | For many high school students in Alabama's poorer counties, attending college is not a dream. It's not even a consideration.  A new program co-sponsored by the University of Alabama Office of Community Development and the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration aims to change […]

CCBP intern from Pelham puts passion into her photography

July 15, 2010

Find Your Passion: Combining Passions Photojournalism student captures images for good By Deidre Stalnaker Andrea Mabry was always catching her friends in the act. "In high school, my friends probably wanted to kill me sometimes because I was constantly taking pictures of them eating, sleeping, working and talking," she says. Her photo albums and scrapbooks […]

JCES to Become Reality This Fall

July 15, 2010

New Research Journal to Debut this Fall at UA April 18, 2008 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A new journal with the mandate of bridging the traditional gaps between teaching, research and service on American campuses will be published at The University of Alabama beginning this fall. Dr. Samory T. Pruitt, UA vice president for community affairs, […]

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, 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, 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, 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 […]