The Division of Community Affairs Board of Advisors is committed to assisting the Division of Community Affairs in fulfilling the mission of The University of Alabama through initiatives that:

• Improve the lives of individuals and communities through innovative efforts involving students, faculty and staff;

• Enhance the quality of life on campus and in the community through creative programs that seek to increase opportunities for individuals of various cultures and communities, that they may work and dialogue together in ways that value their contributions and enhance the learning environment for students, faculty and staff, and;

• Act as an advisory group to the Vice President for Community Affairs while influencing the advancement of the Division of Community Affairs.

Academic Success and Student Retention Committee

We support the recruitment, mentoring, and career development for future, current, and past students of UA.

Alumni Mentorship Program

The Academic Success and Student Retention Committee wants to offer mentorship opportunities for UA students interested in connecting with alumni who can provide advice and support for career development.

Global and Community Leadership Development Committee

We support the development of leadership skills in cultural competence to enable students to communicate, compete and succeed in a culturally diverse global society.

Study Away Scholarship

The Global and Community Leadership Development Committee supports efforts to develop leadership skills in cultural competence to enable students to communicate, compete and succeed globally in a culturally diverse society. The committee seeks applications for UA students interested in study away opportunities.

Entrepreneurship and Innovative Initiatives Committee

We support innovative and entrepreneurial student business ventures at the city, state, and national level.

Innovation Grant

The Board of Advisors Entrepreneurship and Innovative Initiatives Committee's Innovation Grant is a new funding program established to bootstrap student business initiatives into existence, offering grants of up to $5,000 for cross-campus ideas that foster a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation at the Capstone.