UA Students Strive to Improve Community Through Service Projects

Before classes start, University of Alabama students strive to improve their community through such programs as Outdoor Action for the Honors College and the Ripple Effect day of service. Projects often include work at local schools, rivers and parks.

The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.