Join us on January 23rd from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. in Sterne Library #174 for “Celebrating UAB African American Trailblazers: Fifty Years of Firsts,” the 4th Annual Reflection on Civil and Human Rights Series event. 2019 marks UAB’s 50th Anniversary, a rich history that includes many notable contributions from African Americans. Come join us as we traverse UAB’s hiring landscape via a panel discussion and recognize some of these first achievements and achievers.

This UAB Community Month event is sponsored by UAB Libraries, African American Faculty Association and UAB African American Studies Program.

Panelists for this event will be:

  • Deborah Grimes, RN, JD (UAB Health System Chief Diversity Officer)
  • Dr. Delois Skipwith Guy (School of Nursing)
  • Dean Eric Jack (Collat School of Business)
  • Senior Vice President & Dean Selwyn Vickers (School of Medicine)
  • Dr. Deborah Voltz (former Dean, School of Education)
  • Ms. Bettye Wilson (former AAFA president & Associate Professor Emerita, School of Health Professions)