Discover Diversity at UA’s Crossroads

The Crossroads Community Center is an initiative of the Division of Community Affairs. Crossroads provides leadership in cultural programming and intercultural education by:

  • Building relationships across cultures through innovative programs and initiatives designed to prepare students for a global society.
  • Serving as a resource for organizations on and off campus concerned with intercultural issues in the community.
  • Providing leadership and coordination for volunteers and professionals involved in intercultural activities.
  • Conducting research and engaging in creative activity designed to build capacity for a multicultural society.

UA Center for Ethics Director Featured on National Public Radio

The All Things Considered story by Debbie Elliott is the latest in a string of national news stories featuring the work of the University of Alabama Center for Ethics & Social Responsibility.

A new document, “UAct: Working together to create an ethical community defined by respect and civility,” has been placed on the UA website at http://www.ua.edu/uact.

The document provides UA students, employees and visitors with a list of reporting channels they can use to report incidences of illegal discrimination, harassment, sexual assault, sexual violence, retaliation, threat assessment or fraud.

Global Café Celebrates International Education Week

In celebration of International Education Week (November 12–18), UA’s Center for Community-Based Partnerships hosted its first Global Café, showing an hour-long documentary called “The Dialogue,” which explores international interpersonal exchange. The film was created by Crossing Borders Films and co-produced by Michigan State University.

Global Café: Response to Growing International Population on Campus

“The Dialogue,” an hour-long documentary championing international culture, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Global Café, an initiative of the Center for Community-Based Partnerhip (CCBP), 900 Anna Ave., directly behind the Arby’s on University Boulevard.

McLelland: New Job Is Real-World Test of Her Preparation

Looking back after six months in her new job as director of Crossroads Community Center, Lane Busby McLelland, the former assistant director of New College, is excited by her new responsibilities, which she sees as an opportunity to apply all her academic and life experiences to the challenges facing higher ed today .


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