GWB receives major CSWE award

The George Warren Brown School of Social Work has received the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) International Commission 2004 Partners in Education for International Social Work Award.

Doreen Elliott, Ph.D., professor of social work at the University of Texas at Arlington and chair of the CSWE International Commission, presented the award to Shanti K. Khinduka, Ph.D., GWB dean and the George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor, at a Feb. 27 ceremony during CSWE’s Annual Planning Meeting in Anaheim, Calif.

The award recognizes GWB’s outstanding contribution to international social work. Among the criteria used in selecting the recipient of this prestigious award were curricular innovations, leadership in advancing a global perspective throughout the university and contributions to the advancement of social work education both within and outside the United States.

CSWE is a nonprofit national association representing more than 3,000 individual members as well as 158 graduate and 453 undergraduate programs of professional social work education.

Founded in 1952, this partnership of educational and professional institutions, social welfare agencies and private citizens is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in the country.

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