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University of Texas at Austin Names Four to Receive Presidential Citations

The University of Texas at Austin Presidential Citations for 2012 will recognize two leaders of university units and two pacesetting alumni.

Barbara White to Step Down in August As Dean of the School of Social Work

Dr. Barbara W. White, dean of the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin since 1993, plans to step down from that position in August 2011.

Dean Barbara White of University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Honored for Lifetime Achievement

Dr. Barbara White, dean of The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work, has received the "Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award" from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) for her achievements in social work education.

Three University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Faculty Elected Fellows of American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare

Three University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare for their accomplishments as scholars and practitioners dedicated to advancing social welfare.

Former Dean of University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Dies

Dr. Jack Otis, who was responsible as dean for establishing the baccalaureate and doctoral degree programs at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work, has died. He was 86.

University of Texas at Austin Dean of Social Work Selected to First Board of American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare

Dr. Barbara White, dean of The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work, has been selected as an inaugural board member and fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, a society of scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in the fields.

Hogg Foundation’s Executive Director Receives Academic Appointment to School of Social Work

Hogg Foundation’s Executive Director Receives Academic Appointment to School of Social Work

Dr. Octavio N. Martinez Jr. has been appointed as a clinical professor in the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin, in addition to his role as executive director of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

Resiliency Among People Who Work with Child Abuse Victims Subject of New $500,000 University of Texas at Austin Study

The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA) at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work has received a $500,000 federal grant to create a program to build resiliency among staff and volunteers who work with child abuse victims.

Dropout Reduction and Jobs Program Developed by University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Student Funded for Eastside Memorial High School

A job-training/dropout reduction program developed by a University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work student for the Austin Independent School District has been awarded a $250,000 grant by the Texas Education Agency.