Nominations are being solicited for the 2008 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award. This award was established by UAB to recognize faculty who have provided outstanding service to the Birmingham community in one or more of the following areas:

• Education
• Economic development
• Health care delivery
• The arts
• Social services
• Human rights
• Urban and public affairs

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.

The recipient of the 2008 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award will be recognized at the annual Faculty Awards Convocation April 24, 2008, and will receive a $2,500 cash award.

A nomination package should consist of 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. This information should be submitted to the Office of the Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs (AB 374, +0103) by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6. If you have questions, please call 934-0513.