Nominations are being solicited for the Odessa Wool-folk Community Service Award.

This award was established by UAB to recognize one of its faculty who has rendered outstanding service to the Birmingham community in one or more areas of education, economic development, health-care delivery, the arts, social services, human rights and urban and public affairs.

To be eligible, a person must currently hold a full-time regular faculty appointment at UAB, as defined by the Faculty Handbook, and have completed at least one academic year in this position.

The recipient of the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award will be recognized at the annual Faculty Awards Convocation March 23, 2009, and will receive a $2,500 cash award.

A nomination package should consist of the faculty member’s resume, a brief statement indicating why the person is to be considered for the award, 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 Undergraduate Programs and Faculty Affairs (AB 374, +0103) by Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009.  Direct questions to 934-0513.