Dr. Ray L. Watts, President of UAB, has very graciously agreed to present the 2014 Scholarship Award to this year's recipient at our annual Scholarship Reception. This will be his second year for presenting the award. The Scholarship Reception has been set for Wednesday, August 20th 4:00-5:00 PM. The reception will be held in the Residential Life Center in the ground floor of Blazer Hall. Light refreshments will be provided courtesy of UAB's Safe Zone program. Mark your calendars now! The reception is open to the public.
UAB employees, present and former, have participated in producing a feature length documentary following the lives of several lesbian families in Alabama, telling their stories of pain, perseverance, strength and humor.
UAB President Ray L. Watts, M.D. presented the 2013 Scholarship Award to this year's recipient, Stephanie G. Perry, at our third annual scholarship reception. During his remarks, Dr. Watts spoke emphatically on the importance of diversity and equal treatment for all to the success of UAB.
The Alliance for LGBT Equality is deeply grateful to Dr. Watts, to the UAB Safe Zone Program, to the UAB Development Office, and to Student Accounting, each of whom played a role in helping to make this event possible.
The Alliance is an employee-resource group of The University of Alabama at Birmingham, the UAB Health System (UABHS), the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation (UAHSF), and the Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital. It exists to provide advocacy, support, and networking for faculty and staff members of UAB's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Allies (LGBTQA) community. Membership is open to all. . . more