Soul of Social Work Award
The social work faculty select each year a student to receive the Soul of Social Work Award. Selection is based on the criteria including demonstration of a passion for social work, compassion for those whom we serve, commitment to community service, commitment to empowering and enabling oneself and others, ability to get out of one’s comfort zone, and strong communication skills.
2014 Award Recipient - Ha Tang
Ha Tang graduated in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Social Work. Ha completed her Senior Field Practicum at Valley Associates for Independent Living, Inc. of Harrisonburg, VA (VAIL). There Ha assisted with the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities grant, made information and referral calls, provided direct services to individuals with disabilities and attended meetings with Human Rights Committees and Rebuilding Together.
- 2013 Emily Johnson
- 2012 Alexandra Cornell
- 2011 Brandon Rose and Laura Steger
- 2010 Marly Flores and Lindsey Merritt
- 2009 Sarah Rodriquez
- 2008 Treshana Saxton
- 2007 Sarah Groom
- 2006 Tamara Parker
- 2005 Marybeth McNamara
- 2004 Robin Parks
- 2003 Sarah Frick
- 2002 Jessica Hotz
- May 12 – August 15
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