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EKU Social Work Day Awards

EKU Student Social Worker of the Year Award

This award is in recognition of your exceptional contribution to the Social Work Program, Eastern Kentucky University, and larger community. Your work demonstrates a commitment to providing ethical leadership and advocacy for justice. It inspires the EKU Social Work Program to continue to deliver innovative social work education.

Award Criteria:
  • EKU social work student in good standing
  • Service to the community
  • Social justice advocacy
  • Expression of leadership skills
  • Commitment to social work ethics
EKU Notable Social Work Alum Award
This award is in recognition of your exceptional contribution to the social work profession. Your work is in the footsteps of pioneering social reformer Jane Addams, former Labor Secretary Frances Perkins, and civil rights leaders Dorothy Height and Whitney Young. It inspires the EKU Social Work program to continue to deliver innovative social work education.
 
Award Criteria:
  • EKU Social Work Program alum
  • Service to the community
  • Social justice advocacy
  • Expression of leadership skills
  • Commitment to social work ethics
EKU Affiliate Social Work Faculty Award
This award is in recognition of your exceptional contribution to the education of EKU social work students. Your work has been instrumental in helping us prepare the highest quality social workers with a commitment to demonstrating ethical leadership and advocacy for justice. It inspires the EKU Social Work Program to continue to deliver innovative social work education.
 
Award Criteria:
  • EKU Social Work Program field instructor, course facilitator, adjunct faculty, or part-time faculty member
  • Reliance on teaching evidence-based practices
  • Engagement in student mentorship
  • Self-evaluation for quality social work education
  • Service to the community
  • Social justice advocacy
  • Expression of leadership skills
  • Commitment to social work ethics
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