GSSW Alumni Award Nomination Form


Please help us honor key members of the GSSW community.

GSSW Alumni Awards will be presented at the Colorado Social Work Month Celebration to be held on March 12, 2015 (location TBD).

Award criteria are listed below as well as other materials requested for nominations.

Nomination Deadline is Thursday, January 29, 2015.

First Name:
Last Name:
Preferred Email
Your telephone number
Nominee Name
Nominee class year(s)
Nominee degree(s)
Nominee address
Nominee email
GSSW Service Award - presented to a GSSW graduate who has contributed to, or served, the Graduate School of Social Work in a noteworthy and significant fashion, through personal effort and/or financial contribution.

Community Service Award - presented to a GSSW graduate who has demonstrated significant and continuous volunteer involvement in major community activities and/or charitable causes, above and beyond his/her employed position.

Robert L. Hawkins Social Work Achievement Award - presented to a GSSW graduate who has demonstrated professional achievement by being named executive director, manager, chairperson of the board, or to a similar leadership position within a social work agency or organization; or by reaching a level of prominence in education, practice, politics or another type of service; or by receiving national recognition in the field of social work.

Please indicate which award you would like to nominate this person for; you may check more than one box.

Nominee Information and attachments
Please document in paragraph form your reason for nomination:
You may also upload additional letters of recommendation from others supporting the nomination, newspaper articles/publications about, or by, the nominee. Please make sure to match the qualification and specific contributions of this nominee with the award criteria.
Recommendation Letter:  

Thank you for taking the time to nominate a key member of the GSSW community.  Please note:

  • Incomplete nominations will not be accepted
  • Your nomination is confidential
  • No awards are granted posthumously

For questions, please contact:
Trish Becker-Hafnor, MSW
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement and Special Events
Graduate School of Social Work
University of Denver
2148 South High Street, #371
Denver, CO  80208