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cas championsThe College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Champions are a highly selective group of CAS student ambassadors who promote student engagement and pride in a liberal arts education. The group is led by the Assistant Dean of Student Engagement.

CAS Champions are leaders and are expected to engage with all areas of the College throughout the academic year. CAS Champions support the university’s shared values of integrity, respect, diversity and inclusiveness, collaboration, excellence and achievement, stewardship, and accountability.

CAS Champions are expected to support the College in connecting other students to the university and to the community. They assist the Dean’s Office in facilitating special events, recruitment efforts, UAB Homecoming, and alumni events. They also support the Academic Integrity Board. CAS Champions may also participate in similar events deemed appropriate by the dean.  

CAS Champions should be interested in working with students, administrators, donors, and friends for an average of five hours weekly.   

CAS Champions will be awarded a $1500 scholarship for the academic year.


  • Complete a formal application and interview process.
  • Be a full-time UAB student enrolled in a College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate degree program. 
  • Be at the Junior level in good standing with the university with an overall 3.00 GPA. 
  • Maintain an overall 3.00 cumulative GPA.  
  • Willingness to serve for the duration of the academic year with in person activities in both Fall 2023 and Spring 2024, attend monthly meetings and events, and virtual events during the summer.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills, be able to represent CAS and UAB, and have a great attitude.  
  • Complete other requirements as established.


The College is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 CAS Champions cohort. You can access the digital application here

For more information, you can contact the Assistant Dean of Student Engagement, Dr. Angela K. Lewis-Maddox, at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and/or Office Associate, Haley Wilson, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2023-2024 College of Arts and Sciences Champions



Halla Al-Moradi

Political Science

Jaya Vadapalli


Lydia Taylor

Double major in Psychology and Communication Studies

Madeha Javed

Double major in Political Science and Communication Studies

Wajiha Mekki

Double major in Cancer Biology and Political Science

Zyaire Agee