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UGA to award first dual master’s degrees in social work, public health

The University of Georgia is awarding its first dual master's degrees in social work and public health at commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 in Stegeman Coliseum.

The social work and public health dual degree program, established in 2011 through a partnership between the School of Social Work and the College of Public Health, is the first of its kind in Georgia.

Five students are receiving the degrees: Alethea Chiappone of Marietta, Rebecca Dallas of Decatur, Ilana Olin of Atlanta, Matthew Ottenweller of Baton Rouge, La., and Ciera Schoonover of Charleston, W.Va.