Apr 15, 2014

CNU Student Wins Social Work Student of the Year Award

(Newport News, Va.) - The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Virginia Chapter recently awarded Christopher Newport University senior Hannah Yoder the 2014 Bachelor’s in Social Work Student of the Year Award. Yoder was recognized for her dedication to academic study and real-world application of the principles of social work.

Yoder has been able to apply her growing skills, knowledge and values of social work to numerous agencies and organizations. She is currently president of the Social Work Association, and is completing her field placement at the Newport News Department of Human Services Foster Care division. She is also involved with AmeriCorps, where she has proven to be a valuable collaborator. In addition to her leadership and field placement work, Yoder has made significant contributions to research, exploring the challenges to parental interest in Latino student academic efforts and creating a qualitative study focusing on the role of churches during community service in Chile.

Yoder will graduate from CNU this May and plans to continue her education at the University of North Carolina School of Social Work. 

NASW is the largest and most recognized membership organization of professional social workers. Representing 155,000 members from 56 chapters in the United States and abroad, the association promotes, develops and protects the practice of social work and social workers. The Virginia Chapter represents more than 3,000 professional social workers.

A four-year public university in Newport News, Virginia, Christopher Newport University enrolls 5,000 students in rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences through the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Social Sciences, including the Luter School of Business. CNU offers great teaching and small class sizes with an emphasis on leadership, civic engagement and honor.

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1397606400000Newport News, Va.The National Association of Social Workers Virginia Chapter recently awarded Hannah Yoder the 2014 Bachelor’s in Social Work Student of the Year Award. Yoder was recognized for her dedication to academic study and real-world application of the principles of social work.The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Virginia Chapter recently awarded Christopher Newport University senior Hannah Yoder the 2014 Bachelor’s in Social Work Student of the Year Award. Yoder was recognized for her dedication to academic study and real-world application of the principles of social work.

Yoder has been able to apply her growing skills, knowledge and values of social work to numerous agencies and organizations. She is currently president of the Social Work Association, and is completing her field placement at the Newport News Department of Human Services Foster Care division. She is also involved with AmeriCorps, where she has proven to be a valuable collaborator. In addition to her leadership and field placement work, Yoder has made significant contributions to research, exploring the challenges to parental interest in Latino student academic efforts and creating a qualitative study focusing on the role of churches during community service in Chile.

Yoder will graduate from CNU this May and plans to continue her education at the University of North Carolina School of Social Work. 

NASW is the largest and most recognized membership organization of professional social workers. Representing 155,000 members from 56 chapters in the United States and abroad, the association promotes, develops and protects the practice of social work and social workers. The Virginia Chapter represents more than 3,000 professional social workers.

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1397606400000Newport News, Va.The National Association of Social Workers Virginia Chapter recently awarded Hannah Yoder the 2014 Bachelor’s in Social Work Student of the Year Award. Yoder was recognized for her dedication to academic study and real-world application of the principles of social work.The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Virginia Chapter recently awarded Christopher Newport University senior Hannah Yoder the 2014 Bachelor’s in Social Work Student of the Year Award. Yoder was recognized for her dedication to academic study and real-world application of the principles of social work.

Yoder has been able to apply her growing skills, knowledge and values of social work to numerous agencies and organizations. She is currently president of the Social Work Association, and is completing her field placement at the Newport News Department of Human Services Foster Care division. She is also involved with AmeriCorps, where she has proven to be a valuable collaborator. In addition to her leadership and field placement work, Yoder has made significant contributions to research, exploring the challenges to parental interest in Latino student academic efforts and creating a qualitative study focusing on the role of churches during community service in Chile.

Yoder will graduate from CNU this May and plans to continue her education at the University of North Carolina School of Social Work. 

NASW is the largest and most recognized membership organization of professional social workers. Representing 155,000 members from 56 chapters in the United States and abroad, the association promotes, develops and protects the practice of social work and social workers. The Virginia Chapter represents more than 3,000 professional social workers.

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