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Kudos and Shout-outs

The faculty and Staff of the School of Social Work would like to congratulate all the students who were presented with an award/scholarship during the College of Applied Arts Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 27, 2023.

Gloria Torres, BSW Student, presented their Honors Thesis on Friday, April 21, 2023, and Ms. Stacie McGee, Faculty Advisor, shared that the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Texas Chapter, created a position for Gloria to apply their thesis research in an internship with the organization in the fall.


MSW Overall On-Campus Student Award: Rendi Nutt

MSW Overall Online Student Award: Sabrina Ogletree

MSW Service Award: Sidney Hoshko

MSW Outstanding Field: Billy Streu


BSW Overall Student Award: Hannah Bostic

BSW Overall Online Student Award: Hillary Harris

BSW Service Award: Megan Millner

BSW Outstanding Field Student Award: Frank Lyon



SSW Research (BSW) Award: Rachel Ortiz

SSW Research (MSW) Award: Sierra Mullan


School of Social Work Scholarship Recipients

*Terri O'Gara Murdock Endowment:  Sarah Cantrell

*David-Luke Henton & Terry Hernandez Pacheco Endowed Scholars: 

  1. Nicholas Ireland 
  2. Caitlin Gomez

*Karen Brown Social Work Endowed Scholarship:  Alejandra Hernandez

*Dorothy Jean and Walter Richter Endowment in Social Work: 

  1. Laura Hopp
  2. Katrina Harnden

*Dr. Sally Jones Endowed Scholarship in Social Work:  Catherine Kaldani

*Molina Scholarship:  Nicholas Ireland

*Empowering Women as Leaders (EWL) University Wide Scholarship: Jessica Cajka