At the 2013 UAB Diversity Awards Banquet, SON's Frank Wiser received the President's Diversity Award for a Staff Member from President Dr. Marchase.
Mr. Wiser is the Director of Grants and Contracts Administration for the UAB School of Nursing and in his day-to-day duties he is a dynamic and powerful force who freely shares his talents, enthusiasm, and expertise with others. In both his professional and personal life, Mr. Wiser lives by the basic tenet of a commitment towards helping others. And in helping others, his scope is all about inclusiveness and embracing diversity.
The overall growth and success of UAB and the School of Nursing as center of higher learning and research is directly attributable to the fact a core value of the University is the commitment to embrace and supporting diversity. As members of the UAB community we are all called upon to embody this ideal; however some among us, like Mr. Wiser, go above and beyond.
Giving Back to the Community
Mr. Wiser is also an Adult Mentor for the Birmingham Alliance of Gay, Straight, & Lesbian Youth (BAGSLY). He is an active member of the Birmingham Gay Softball League and in the past, served as its commissioner.
Mr. Wiser in his basic nature, exemplifies all of the qualities and ideals of a person who contributes towards the development of creating a more culturally diverse, competent and inclusive environment - not only here at UAB, but for all of those whose lives are touched by his good works.