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Doctoral students recognized at UNC celebration

UNC’s 13th Annual Graduate Student Recognition Celebration was held April 6 at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center to honor students who have received prestigious fellowships and awards, including the following School of Social Work doctoral students.

2011 Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award Winner for Research Benefiting the State of North Carolina

  • Carrie Pettus-Davis, for “A Unique Social Support Program for Recently Released N.C. Prisoners with Substance Addictions”

University Research Day 2011 Winner

  • Micaela Mercado, First Place, Best Social Sciences Oral Presentation, for “Examining Socio-Cognitive and Behavioral Skills: A Qualitative Study of College Readiness among Employed High School Students”

Prestigious External Fellowship Winners

  • Carmen Crosby, Council on Social Work Education – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Minority Clinical Training Fellowship
  • Carrie Pettus-Davis, Society for Social Work and Research Doctoral Fellows Award
  • Tasanee Walsh, Council on Social Work Education NIMH Minority Research Fellowship
  • Tiffany Washington, Educational Stipend Summer Training Workshop, Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
  • Kristina Webber, European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA)/Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) International Summer School 2011