Riley H. Pittman Awards in Sociology and Social Work

The Riley H. Pittman Outstanding Student Award is available through the University of Central Missouri Alumni Foundation for the student pursuing a degree within the Department of Sociology and Social Work. The awards are made possible by way of a gift from the estate of Dr. Riley H. Pittman.

The faculty in any of the following program areas may nominate students: undergraduate sociology, social work, graduate sociology, and social gerontology. Nominations must be submitted to the Chair, Department of Sociology and Social Work and received by March 31. Awards will be announced no later than May 15 of any given year.

Criteria for nomination include:
a. excellence in class-related activities;
b. quality oral and written work;
c. good leadership skills; and
d. a belief that the student will represent UCM well in her/his chosen profession.