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Alumni Awards

Nominations now open!

We are pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Alumni Awards nominations is now open. Please see the information below for more information about nominating yourself or your colleagues.

Application Deadline: Friday, August 1, 2014

Please refer any questions to ssw.alumniaffairs@nyu.edu.

Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards

Nominees for the Outstanding Recent Alumna/us Award exhibit a strong commitment to social change; leadership in an agency or a community; creativity in non-traditional or innovative approaches to practice; contributions to the field through research and publications; an effective advocate for the social work profession; and/or involvement in professional, civic, or community organizations.

Nominees must have earned an undergraduate, masters, or doctoral degree from the NYU Silver School of Social Work within the past five years (2010 - 2014).

» View the nomination form here.

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Nominees for the Distinguished Alumna/us Award demonstrate extraordinary professional success and achievement over the span of his/her career in social work. Achievements may include exemplary leadership in an agency or a community; contributions to the field through research and publications; an effective advocate for the social work profession; and/or involvement in professional, civic, or community organizations.

Nominees must have earned an undergraduate, masters, or doctoral degree from the NYU Silver School of Social Work.

» View the nomination form here.

About the Awards

Outstanding Recent Alumni Awards

Nominees for the Outstanding Recent Alumna/us Award exhibit a strong commitment to social change; leadership in an agency or a community; creativity in non-traditional or innovative approaches to practice; contributions to the field through research and publications; an effective advocate for the social work profession; and/or involvement in professional, civic, or community organizations.

Nominees must have earned an undergraduate, masters, or doctoral degree from the NYU Silver School of Social Work within the past five years.

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Nominees for the Distinguished Alumna/us Award demonstrate extraordinary professional success and achievement over the span of his/her career in social work. Achievements may include exemplary leadership in an agency or a community; contributions to the field through research and publications; an effective advocate for the social work profession; and/or involvement in professional, civic, or community organizations.

Nominees must have earned an undergraduate, masters, or doctoral degree from the NYU Silver School of Social Work.

Making a Difference Awards

The Making A Difference Award recipient embodies the elements of visionary leadership, unwavering commitment, and meaningful, continued support of social work education at NYU Silver.

Previous Alumni Honorees