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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
September 29, 2016
Canadian Excellence

Graduate Honour Award Nominations

As part of our opening celebration of Social Work Week we will be presenting the Graduate Honour Award to a Faculty of Social Work (FSW) graduate for outstanding work done in the field of social work. 

We are currently looking for candidates for the 2012 award. We encourage nominations of graduates from any geographical location. For more information about this award, or if you would like to nominate someone, please forward her or his name and supporting information to Lynne Jordan at: by January 31, 2012.

Selection Criteria:

  • The nominee is a graduate of the Faculty of Social Work MSW or PhD program.

  • The nominee has made an outstanding contribution as a social worker in one or more of the following ways:

    • Innovation in program or policy development.

    • Excellence in practice.

    • Involvement in his or her community through advocacy or volunteer work.

    • Involvement in the Faculty of Social Work through supervision of MSW students in the field or other teaching roles.

    • Involvement in professional associations such as OASW or the OCSWSSW.

    • Provision of leadership by holding administrative positions in social service agencies.

This award honours not only the work of an individual, but in doing so, promotes the role that social work plays in our communities. In celebrating this award we also recognize the Wilfrid Laurier FSW as a leader in the field of social work education and training.

Previous winners have included Jassy Narayan, Marg Notar, Gebrehiwot Berihun, Pauline King, Dan Andreae, Sandra Loucks Campbell and Bharati Sethi.

The award will be presented at a lunch celebration on March 5, 2012 at 120 Duke Street in Kitchener to kick of Social Work Week.