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17th Annual Excellence in Community Engagement Awards

Students, faculty, staff and their community partners are honored for excellence in community-based research. 

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Vision Days

Vision Days focuses on early recruitment of high school students from rural and underrepresented areas in our home state of Alabama.

STEM Entrepreneurship Academy

In July 2022, 28 students from 13 Alabama high schools participated in the STEM Entrepreneurship Academy. Students lived on campus for a week, explored the STEM fields, and develop ways to support needs in their school communities through entrepreneurship.

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BLAST Academy

Held on UA’s campus from July 5–29, BLAST Academy encouraged summer learning in a creative environment for children ages 5–12, with a focus on arts education, physical education, STEM and social emotional learning.

Swim to the Top

Swim To The Top participants had the chance to visit and tour the UA Aquatic Center on June 10. Thanks to Alabama Swim and Dive for showing them around!

New Faculty Community Engagement Tour

Participants have opportunities to develop partnerships with community members and other campus researchers interested in community-based approaches to addressing community needs.

Student Community Engagement Center

Within each college or school, student organizations may elect to formally partner with the Student Community Engagement Center.

Our Programs

CCBP's functions revolve around the work of five offices: Community Education, Program and Partnerships for Community Engagement, Global and Community Engagement, Research and Publications, and Resource Development for Community Engagement.

Council on Community-Based Partnerships

The Council exists to connect faculty, staff, students and community partners in research-based projects designed to solve critical problems identified by community members and the University.

Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship

The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES) is a peer-reviewed international journal through which faculty, staff, students, and community partners disseminate scholarly works.

The Center for Community-Based Partnerships

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