SSW Reunion & Alumni Awards

Award Categories

  • Emerging Social Worker Leader

 A social worker who is at the beginning phase of their career (three years post graduate) and who has demonstrated outstanding leadership as a developing professional.

  • The Trailblazer Award

Recognizes social work alumni who have graduated in the last 10 years and who have had significant impact within their profession, contributed to their community, and show promise of continued success.

  • Outstanding Social Worker Award

This award honors alumni whose accomplishments, affiliations, and careers have made an outstanding impact and/or have been recognized within their field. Relevant to community/society in the present-day.

  • Outstanding Field Instructor/Advisor Award

This award recognizes a field instructor or field advisor for their contributions and service to the UConn School of Social Work and its students.

Nominee Requirement

All nominees must be a graduate of the UConn School of Social Work in good standing.

Alumni Annual Awards

Nomination Form

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The UConn School of Social Work Board of Champions (BoC) will host its annual Alumni Awards at the SSW Alumni Reunion Weekend. The BoC recognizes outstanding work by individuals at its annual meeting. Select one category per nomination submission. Please support us by recognizing a member of the UConn Alumni family in one of these following categories:
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