UA Students Win Fulbright Awards

May 12, 2021

by Diane Kennedy-Jackson Publications Coordinator, Division of Community Affairs Tuscaloosa, Ala. – A University of Alabama student has received a Fulbright Student Research Award and three students have won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Awards for the 2021–2022 academic year. Additionally, four UA students were awarded alternate status in this year’s national Fulbright competition. In addition […]

Council Hosts 15th Annual Excellence in Community Engagement Awards

May 6, 2021

UA Recognized as Student Fulbright Awards Top Producer; Sets University Record

February 22, 2021

TUSCALOOSA — For the fifth time in six years, The University of Alabama was recognized as a Top Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Student Awards. Additionally, the 2020–2021 cohort sets a new University record with 17 students receiving Fulbright Award offers. “We are immensely proud of our student Fulbright scholars, all of whom have earned […]

UA Announces 2021 Virtual Realizing the Dream Events

January 15, 2021

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — “The show must go on” is one of the most familiar expressions in showbiz, and despite COVID-19, that is exactly what will be happening during the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Realizing the Dream celebration. While the two most familiar components — the annual concert and legacy banquet — will not occur […]

Giving at Ninety Percent of Goal as United Way Campaign Continues

November 20, 2020

Missed the celebration? Watch the 2020 UA United Way Campaign celebration on the CCIS facebook page! Watch here. By Diane Kennedy-Jackson Publications Coordinator, Division of Community Affairs As the campus community prepared for the rapidly approaching Thanksgiving holiday, UA United Way Campaign leadership shared an update on the 2020 campaign giving total to date. On […]

Dr. Raphael Bostic Addresses the Challenge and Opportunities of Rural Communities

October 16, 2020

Dr. Raphael W. Bostick, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, addressed how the Federal Reserve is responding to the needs of rural communities on Sept. 23 in a presentation titled “Toward a More Perfect Economy: The Challenge and Opportunity of Rural Communities.” This virtual conversation was held in partnership with the […]

University of Alabama to Launch 2020 United Way Campaign

October 6, 2020

Each autumn, The University of Alabama conducts its annual UA United Way Campaign in support of the United Way of West Alabama (UWWA). The campaign, like so many things in 2020, will look a little different this year, but the goal — to support UWWA and, by extension, its 26 partner agencies — remains the […]

Community Affairs Partners With Hale County Chamber to Present ‘Toward a More Perfect Economy: The Challenge and Opportunity of Rural Communities‘

September 18, 2020

A Community Affairs response to COVID-19

March 25, 2020

Download PDF of slides here. As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, offices at The University of Alabama have been operating under a limited business model, including offices and centers throughout the Division of Community Affairs. This includes the Center for Community-Based Partnerships, the Student Community Engagement Center, and the Crossroads Civic Engagement Center. […]