President’s Diversity Awards


The Vice President for Equity and Diversity and the Office of the Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success announce the winners for the 2014 President’s Diversity Award.

This annual award recognizes significant achievements of full-time faculty, staff and students toward developing a more culturally diverse, competent and inclusive university community.

Awards are given in each of five categories for projects or activities that best reflect the implementation of unit and/or campus diversity goals.

The winners were recognized for their activities and accomplishment at the President’s Diversity Awards Banquet on February 13, 2014 at the UAB Alumni Society House.

Nominations for the 2015 President’s Diversity Awards will be open in October 2014.

2014 President’s Diversity Awards Winners

dwight-lewis Dr. Dwight W. Lewis, Jr. (Professional Student)
Postdoctoral Trainee/Department of Epidemiology
chelsea-singleton Ms. Chelsea R. Singleton (Graduate Student)
Doctoral Candidate/ Department of Epidemiology
lois-christensen Dr. Lois Christensen (Mentoring)
Professor, Early Childhood Education
janet-yother Dr. Janet Yother (Mentoring)
Professor/Department of Microbiology
claudia-hardy Ms. Claudia Hardy (Staff)
Program Director III/Wallace Tumor Institute
carlton-young Dr. Carlton J. Young (Faculty)
Professor and Assistant Dean for Medical Student Diversity and Inclusion Department of Surgery Transplantation
prather-kinsey Dr. Jenice Prather-Kinsey (Faculty)
Professor of Accounting
ariel-smith Ms. Ariel D. Smith (Undergraduate Student)
Student Assistant, Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods