Alumni DeChantal (Day) Cummings, MSW '02, to receive 2015 Social Worker of the Year Award by NASW-NYS

Published January 22, 2015


Day Cummings, MSW '02

Congratulations to DeChantal (Day) Cummings, MSW '02, who will be receiving the NASW-NYS 2015 Social Worker of the Year Award. She will be honored at the NASW-NYS annual conference in Albany, New York on March 20, 2015.

NASW-NYS Social Worker of the Year criteria:

An individual considered for this award should demonstrate exceptional professional qualities that make her or him stand out beyond the expectations of her/his job.

The person you nominate must:

  • be a member in good standing of NASW-NYS
  • demonstrate leadership qualities of an exceptional nature
  • effectively integrate experience with education in an outstanding effort to help people
  • show a willingness to take risks for improved social services
  • enlist public support for improved social services
  • contribute to the public’s knowledge of social work
  • represent the professional ethics of social work as defined in the NASW Code of Ethics