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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, 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 […]

UA Engineering Students Without Borders Repairs Plumbing, Ballfield in Hale County, Conducts Environmental Project in Peru

July 7, 2010

June 2007 How many times have you used water today? Water is, of course, an integral aspect of life and is necessary to complete many daily tasks like bathing, brushing your teeth and washing your hands. Now, imagine being billed hundreds of dollars for water you never received because of faulty pipes or leaks in […]

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 […]