2012 Awardees

Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award


Charles D. Garvin
Professor Emeritus | University of Michigan

Charles D. Garvin is being recognized for his seminal influence as an educator, scholar, and mentor over the course of his distinguished career. H...


Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award


Elaine Pinderhughes
Professor Emeritus | Boston College

Elaine Pinderhughes is being recognized for her longevity in the field exceeded only by her impact as a scholar, role mo...


Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work Education Award


Patricia J. Volland
Director | The New York Academy of Medicine

Patricia J. Volland has revolutionized social work education and field practice with older adults. Recognizing the ...


Chair’s Leadership Award


Edolphus Towns
United States House of Representatives

The Honorable Edolphus Towns, United States Congressman from New York’s 10th Congressional District, is the recipient of th...