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This award honors alumni ages 40 or younger for significant accomplishments in industry and/or their career field or for service in the College.

Two African American Studies students — an alumna and a senior — are participating in their dream internships this summer.
Five years ago Dexter Forbes would never have predicted that he would graduate with an African American Studies major. Forbes typically found himself in the minority in his home community in Maine, and UAB provided a new environment where he could explore his personal identity.
"Exposure to information and exposure to people" — Michelle Craig says this is what she gained from UAB’s African American Studies Program, experiences that lead to a successful career.
Chernell Bizzell, recent alumni of the African American Studies Program, reflects on the Civil Rights Movement. This video is part of the 2013 Civil Rights Commemoration by the UAB College of Arts and Sciences.