2010 - Dr. Sarah Morgan2011 - Dr. Kent Keyser2012 - Drs. Louis Bridger and Diane Tucker2013 - Jennifer Kilgo, Ed.D., professor of Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education, and Cynthia Ryan, Ph.D., associate professor of English
Nominations are now being accepted for the third annual Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award to be announced by the middle of June. Nominees should have demonstrated a deep and abiding commitment to facilitating collaboration and partnership across campus in ways that enhance the research and/or teaching activities of the University. All full time UAB faculty and staff are eligible for this Award.
The primary nominator should submit a letter describing the nominee’s sustained unselfish leadership in fostering the growth and/or development of interdisciplinary collaboration between two or more schools in ways that embodies the vision, character, and bridge-building talents vital to the future of UAB. The letter should describe the impact of the efforts on specific programs or collaborations. As described in the instructions two or more letters supporting the nomination and emphasizing the nominee’s contributions are required. At least one of those letters must come from outside the nominee’s primary school of appointment.
The Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award recipient will be recognized at an awards luncheon. The award recipient will receive a cash award plus a special commemorative plaque.