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Change Agents: Social Work Interns Serve Rural Alabama

In Alabama, just a few dozen miles can make communities feel like they’re worlds apart.

Ashia Winston experienced this firsthand after moving from her hometown of Tuscaloosa to Sumter County.

“I noticed tremendous differences living 60 miles up the road. Transitioning to rural life allowed me to appreciate the ample resources available in the urban lifestyle.”

Psychology Professor Receives 2024 Buford Peace Award

Dr. Jennifer Cox, an associate professor in the psychology department, is the recipient of the 2024 Lahoma Adams Buford Endowed Peace Award.

The Buford Peace Award is a Universitywide recognition presented by the School of Social Work at its annual awards ceremony at the end of each academic year. The honor is bestowed on a faculty member who in their teaching, research, professional practice and personal life has demonstrated exceptional levels of involvement in mediating human disputes, helping overcome prejudice, promoting justice and establishing peace.

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