As part of our 100th anniversary celebration, we will be recognizing 100 people who have contributed to our amazing history over the years. These individuals have impacted the school, made outstanding contributions to the profession of social work, demonstrated leadership, and/or contributed to their community or field of practice. They wear the title of social worker, alumni, and supporters of the school.
Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, we will highlight one of these 100 individuals, in no specific order, leading up to our 100th Anniversary Celebration Gala in September 2017.

Featured 100 for the 100th Honoree

  • Honoring 100 for the 100th: Evelyn Seaton

    Ms. Evelyn L Seaton, LCSW, is the Clinical Social Worker Specialist in Washington, Oklahoma. She attended and graduated from the University of Oklahoma’s School of Social Work, having over 20 years of diverse experiences, especially in Clinical Social Work.   Read More...

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  • Honoring 100 for the 100th: Evelyn Seaton

    Ms. Evelyn L Seaton, LCSW, is the Clinical Social Worker Specialist in Washington, Oklahoma. She attended and graduated from the University of Oklahoma’s School of Social Work, having over 20 years of diverse experiences, especially in Clinical Social Work.   Read More...

  • Honoring 100 for the 100th: Ann Hardy

    Ann was well known throughout the State of Oklahoma for her pioneering work in child abuse treatment and prevention. Colleagues described her as “literally a voice in the wilderness” when she first began offering counseling and other services to at risk families and victims of child abuse back in the early 1970’s. Few professionals during that period could boast of the low recidivism rate after treatment that Ann achieved.Ann had been out of school for 22 years when she decided...  Read More...

  • Honoring 100 for the 100th: Audry Haldaman Stewart

    Audry Stewart worked 43 years in social work prior to her retirement in August of 2015, and has since returned to her hometown in Woodward, Oklahoma where she continues to volunteer in the helping profession. Mrs. Stewart is a licensed clinical social worker who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Welfare/Psychology (1971) from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work (1980) from the University of Oklahoma.   Read More...

  • Honoring 100 for the 100th: David Boren

    DAVID L. BORENThirteenth PresidentThe University of OklahomaDavid L. Boren, who has served Oklahoma as Governor and U.S.   Read More...

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    Honoring 100 for the 100th: Wilma Mankiller

    Wilma Mankiller was the first woman elected principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. She works to improve the lives of Native Americans by helping them receive better education and health care, and urges them to preserve and take pride in their traditions.Wilma Mankiller was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the capital of the Cherokee Nation, on November 18, 1945. Her father was Charley Mankiller, a full-blood Cherokee, and her mother was Clara Irene Mankiller, who was of Dutch-Irish ancestry.   Read More...

  • Honoring 100 for the 100th: Mike McCurtain

    Upon graduation from the University of Oklahoma with a Master of Social Work Degree in 1965, Mr. McCurtain’s first employment was with Eastfield Children’s Center in Campbell, California, providing treatment services to children and their families. He later became Director of the Day Treatment Program.   Read More...

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    Honoring 100 for the 100th: Lloyd Rader

    Lloyd Rader Sr. was born August 30, 1906, and died December 6, 1986. History will be the best judge of the life and time of Lloyd Rader, Oklahoma's retired Director of Human Services and one of Oklahoma's foremost authorities in that field.   Read More...

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    Honoring 100 for the 100th: Linda Ketcher

    Dr. Linda Kaye Ketcher was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, raised in rural Adair County, and is the daughter of the late Reverend Key and Anna Ketcher. Cherokee was the predominant language spoken in her home, churches, and community.   Read More...

  • Honoring 100 for the 100th: Katherine Hudson

    Katherine Kaufman Hudson is recognized as a Friend of the School of Social Work Professional. Ms. Hudson’s professional career was closely intertwined with the University of Oklahoma’s School of Social Work.   Read More...

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    Honoring 100 for the 100th: Jim Burke

    Dr. Jim Burke has dedicated himself, over a lifetime, to a career in social work, which has resulted in exemplary contributions to the social work profession and to the practice arena of social work. Jim has been an active and committed social work professional for forty-five years.   Read More...

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