The Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award is given annually to a faculty member who has provided service in the Birmingham community in one or more of the following areas:
- Economic Development;
- Health Care Delivery;
- The Arts;
- Social services;
- Human rights;
- and Urban and public affairs.
The recipient also receives a $2,500 cash prize.
To be eligible, a person must hold a full-time regular faculty appointment at UAB, as defined by the UAB Faculty Handbook, and have completed at least one academic year in this position. A person may receive the award only once in any five-year period.
Nominations packages should include a brief letter of nomination, the faculty member’s curriculum vitae, a one- to two-page description of the community service for which the award is sought, and a maximum of five letters of recommendation.
Larry DeLucas was selected at the 2013 Odessa Woolfolk Award recipient.