The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies is awarding a record $22,552 in new, free books to elementary-, middle- and high-school libraries in the Black Belt region of the state during February and March.
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Throughout May, The University of Alabama’s University Fellows are engaging in a number of community service initiatives in Marion and Perry County as part of the annual Black Belt Experience.
Faculty from The University of Alabama and community members from Alabama’s Black Belt region have been awarded $45,000 to support a childhood obesity prevention plan through Project UNITED’s Intervention Pilot Program.
More than 250 University of Alabama Honors College freshmen and upper-class leaders will begin the fall semester with community service projects through Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Black Belt Action. The programs will run through Friday, Aug. 15, in the West Alabama community.
Participants in The University of Alabama’s University Fellows Black Belt Experience are engaged during May in an array of initiatives in Marion and Perry County. The projects include revitalizing a school library, producing a cookbook and creating a short film on the history of the city.
The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development is sponsoring a fundraiser to support the Books for the Black Belt program.
A group of 30 University of Alabama honors students is spending May 7-25 in Marion carrying out multiple community-service projects in the Black Belt.
The University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies awarded more than $8,800 in books to elementary and high school library media centers in the Black Belt region of the state through the SLIS Book Bonanza for the Black Belt Program.
A group of University of Alabama honors students will spend May 16-26 in the Black Belt carrying out projects ranging from a fly-in at Marion’s Vaiden Field to producing a high school dance video to recording ghost stories.
The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center will present the Black Belt 100 Lenses Photographic Exhibit, opening on Wednesday, April 22, at 1 p.m. in the Crossroads Lounge at 232 Ferguson Center.