Dr. Peter Allen Lee, Director of the San Jose State University School of Social Work, leads the group in an inspirational cheer that celebrates the School of Social Work and the social work profession: “Stand Up, Stand Proud, Stand Together!”
Award winners from the NASW South Bay Unit Social Work Month Gala. Left to right: Jiewen (Janice) Huang (Social Worker of the Year); Meekyung Han (Outstanding Social Work Graduate Professor); Mae Conroy (Alumni of the Year); Cilla Shaffar (Outstanding Social Work Faculty); Aiko Yep (Champion of Change); Yvonne Gunter (Outstanding Achievement in School Social Work); Nadia Matta-Toledo and Enrique Magaña on behalf of Raul Magana (Outstanding Social Work Student)
Two individuals, who received awards, were unable to attend. They are Michael James Chapman, Outstanding Achievement in Community Organizing; and Sadhna Diwan, Outstanding Undergraduate Social Work Professor.
The chairs from NASW’s South Bay Unit and San Jose State’s School of Social Work Alumni Association collaborated to put on a gala event to celebrate Social Work Month. This event was the largest in the unit’s history, with 100 attendees!