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UGA professor receives national social work honor

The National Association of Social Workers has named June Gary Hopps, University of Georgia Thomas M. "Jim" Parham Professor of Family and Children's Studies, a NASW Social Work Pioneer®.

The NASW Social Work Pioneer® Program recognizes those who have contributed to the evolution and enrichment of social work and who serve as role models for future generations of social workers. Hopps was among 12 individuals inducted into the program on Oct. 26 in Washington, D.C.