Social Work Department Staff Receives Continuous Service Award
Karen Nichols from the Department of Social Work recently received
the UMD Outstanding Continuous Service Award and was honored
at an awards ceremony on February 22nd. This award is designed
to recognize employees who have consistently performed their
ongoing responsibilities in a superior to outstanding manner
and have significantly enhanced departmental, collegiate, or
campus goals and objectives.
Karen is the Associate Director for the Center for Regional & Tribal
Child Welfare Studies and has been with the Department of Social
Work since 2000. Karen administers the Federal Title IV-E grant
and the child welfare training program for the Center.She was
nominated for the award by her supervisor, Dr. Priscilla Day.
As Dr. Day stated "Karen demonstrates all the characteristics
of an employee who should be recognized for continuous service
by her work above and beyond her job, her initiative, innovation,
excellent performance, and dedication to the Center and Department
of Social Work".