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Malone University Department of Social Work thrice awarded regionally

April 11, 2014 | Release # 6896

The Department of Social Work at Malone University was recently notified of three separate awards by the National Association of Social Workers, Ohio Chapter - Region 8:

•           Elizabeth Patterson, Ph.D., associate professor of social work, and field coordinator for Malone University -- Social Worker of the Year

•           Jane Hoyt-Oliver, Ph.D., professor of social work; and chair, Department of Social Work at Malone University -- Lifetime Achievement Award

•           Sarah VanVoorhis, a senior social work major from Marysville, Ohio -- Social Work Student of the Year

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
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Cell: 330-324-2424

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