Howard B. Gundy Award

Established by the School of Social Work, the Howard B. Gundy Award is given to a faculty member, staff member, student or alum in recognition and appreciation of their distinguished service to the School of Social Work and to the profession of social work. This award is given at the discretion of the School.

The award is named for Dr. Howard B. Gundy, the first dean of The University of Alabama School of Social Work. He previously served as first director and first dean of the Syracuse University School of Social Work and later went to Sacramento State College (California) as the first Dean of the Social Work program. Dr. Gundy also served The University of Alabama as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Acting President.

Submit Your Nomination

Eligibility

  • Nominee must be a student, alum, faculty or staff member of the School of Social Work.

Criteria

  • Nominee must have demonstrated distinguished service to the School and profession of social work.

Nomination Process

A committee comprised of three faculty members is convened by the Dean. When this award is given, the committee will make a call for nominations.

Past Awardees

2018
Dr. Gordon MacNeil

2017
Jean. B. Rayfield

2016
Sandy Wilson

2015
Dr. Kathy Bolland

2014
Margaret Odom

2013
Vickie Whitfield

2012
Madeleine Hill

2011
Allan V. Kaufman

2010
James P. “Ike” Adams, Jr.

2009
Ginny T. Raymond

2008
Tony D. Walker

2007
Ginny T. Raymond

2004
Phillip Crunk

2003
Raymond O. Sumrall

2000
Lucinda Lee Roff

1999
Richard Crow

1998
Robert Teare

1996
Gerald Eure

1996
Katherine Skelton

1991
Eulene Hawkins

1989
Susan G. Barfoot

1988
Jennie S. Flowers