diversity awardThe President and the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are currently seeking nominations for the 2023 President’s Diversity Champion Award, an annual honor recognizing significant achievements of faculty, staff, students and student organizations toward developing a more culturally diverse and inclusive university community.

The 2023 President’s Diversity Champion Award will include a new category, the Small Business Inclusion Advocate of the Year Award, to recognize an individual or department’s outstanding efforts in advancing purchasing, construction and professional service opportunities for diverse business enterprises.

Awards will be given in each of six categories (faculty, staff, undergraduate, graduate/professional student, student organization, and small business inclusion advocate of the year) for projects or activities that best reflect the implementation of unit and/or campus diversity goals. Nominees in each area must address the significance, implementation, and impact of the nominee’s action or project.

Any member of the UAB community can nominate a faculty member, staff member, student, student organization, or department for the awards. A nomination packet should include a completed nomination form, nomination letter, letters of support (up to three) and supporting evidence of the nominee’s work.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, Jan. 13, 2023.

Recipients of the award will be selected by the President’s Diversity Champion Award Selection Committee.

Click here to read the full guidelines and complete the nomination online.