UGA SSW alumnus to be honored by NASW as “Pioneer” in Washington, D.C.

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Yarvis Jeffrey

School of Social Work alumnus Col (RET) Jeff Yarvis Ph.D.’04 and adjunct faculty member has been named by the National Association of Social Workers Foundation (NASWF) a National Association Of Social Workers (NASW) Social Work Pioneer®. Being elected by his peers as a Social Work Pioneer is one of the profession’s highest honors.

The NASWF Pioneers are thought leaders, mentors, and luminaries who have, through innovative teaching, program management, and advocacy work, changed their communities for the better, often with ripple effects nationwide. Yarvis and 2020 Pioneer Honoree former dean and professor Anna Scheyett will be honored at the historic Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., on October 15, 2022.

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