Mit Joyner Gerontology Student Award
Each year AGESW recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of social work and aging and celebrates achievements of its members.
Nominations for this award can come from anyone, and self-nominations are acceptable. AGESW members are encouraged to submit nominations. However, membership in AGESW is highly encouraged.
This year, in order to promote inclusion and involvement, please help AGESW has publicize our awards in additional venues. In addition, the award winner will be offered a one-year free membership to AGESW.
Please consider submitting a nomination for the Mit Joyner Award below:
Mit Joyner BPD and AGE-SW BSW Gerontology Student Award
The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) and AGESW created this award in 2005 to honor Mildred (Mit) Joyner for her leadership and vision of gerontology in baccalaureate social work education. The purpose of the award is to recognize BSW students who have demonstrated excellence in gerontological social work.
One outstanding BSW student will be selected each year for the Mit Joyner BPD and AGESW Gerontology Student Award. It is recommended that nomination packets include the nomination form and letters of recommendation from faculty.
Deadline for Nominations is March 11, 2022.
Please submit nominations electronically to:
Noelle Fields, PhD, LCSW
School of Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington