The Council on Social Work Education has chosen University
of Texas at Arlington professor Beverly Black to receive its 2013 Distinguished
Recent Contributions in Social Work Education Award. The award honors
significant and broad contributions to social work education in scholarship,
pedagogy and organizational leadership.
Black serves as director of the social work doctoral
program at UT Arlington, where she holds the Jillian Michelle Smith
Professorship in Family Violence Research. She is noted for her energy,
commitment, and vision, as well as for her effective and collaborative approach
“As a social worker, Dr. Black is passionate about
teaching and research. Her love for educating people about social work has
changed lives,” said Scott Ryan, dean of the UT Arlington School of Social
“We are tremendously proud of Dr. Black and the work that
she is doing to further distinguish UT Arlington in the field of social work.”
Black said she is honored to receive such recognition.
“I am passionate about social work education and committed
to excellence in teaching about social work, service work, research and
leadership at all levels of academia,” she said.
The Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work
Education Award will be presented in October at the annual program meeting of
the Council on Social Work Education in Dallas.
About the Council
on Social Work Education
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a nonprofit national association
representing more than 2,500 individual members, as well as graduate and
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 this country.
About The University of Texas at
University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive research institution of
more than 33,800 students and 2,200 faculty members in the heart of North.
Visit www.uta.edu to learn more.