Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category
Helena Lopata, recipient of the Burgess Award the previous year, delivered her Burgess Award Address at the conference. Leanor Boulin Johnson was the recipient of the Marie Peters Award.
Winners of the Reuben Hill Award were Toby Parcel and Elizabeth Menaghan for their article, “Maternal Working Conditions and Children’s Verbal Facility: Study of the Inter-Generational Transmission of Inequality from Mothers to Young Children” (Social Psychology Quarterly, Vol. 53). That year the Guilford Student Award went to Elaine Shaw Sorenson.
The Distinguished Service to Families Award was given to Jack Levine, CEO of the Florida Center for Children and Youth in Tallahassee. He had also been named Floridian of the Year recipient for his work with immigrant children and families. Helena Lopata, Loyola University of Chicago professor, was awarded the Burgess Award. Steve Chapman, PhD student at the University of Georgia, received the 1990 Student of the Year award.
This year, the membership roll was at 3,326 active members. Read the March 1989 Newsletter V34 N1 Read the June 1989 Newsletter V34 N2 Read the September 1989 Newsletter V34 N3 Read the December 1989 Newsletter V34 N4 A new student award was established by Guilford Press. It consisted of a $500 scholarship and a publications contract for the best manuscript judged to be worthy of publication in the Guilford Series Perspectives in Marriage and the Family. The award committee was chaired by Mike Sporakowski. The Distinguished Service to Families Award was given to the Illusion Theater, founded by Cordelia Anderson in Minneapolis. It […]
The 1988 Burgess Award was given to Joan Aldous of the University of Notre Dame. Coretta Scott King was given the Distinguished Service to Families Award. The Reuben Hill Award was given to Sara McLanahan and Larry Bumpass for their 1988 article “Intergenerational Consequences of Family Disruption,” which was published in The American Journal of Sociology. That year, the Student Award was given to Robert Volk of Purdue University.
Anthony F. Jurich of Kansas State University received the Osborne Award. Coretta Scott King of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Non-Violent Change received the Distinguished Service to Families Award and gave a brief address. Jennifer Glass, of the University of Notre Dame, and Vern Bengston and Charlotte Chorn Dunham, of the University of South Carolina received the Reuben Hill Award. The Student Award went to Cathy H. Davis of the University of Georgia and Maureen Perry-Jenkins of Pennsylvania State University.
The Burgess Award was presented to Mirra Komarowsky of Barnard College. The Student Award went to Jan Steven Greenberg of the University of Minnesota.
The Board approved a policy requiring all proposals of new programs or projects to be accompanied with a detailed economic impact analysis statement. Robert S. Pickett of Syracuse University received the Ernest G. Osborne Award. U.S. Rep. George Miller (CA) was presented with the Distinguished Service to Families Award. The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and James B. Hunt, Past Governor of North Carolina, received Certificates of Commendation. The Reuben Hill Award was given to Elizabeth Mutran and Donald C. Reitzes. Kay Young McChesney, University of Southern California, received the Student Award.
President Bert Adams appointed a committee on awards to study and improve the entire NCFR award structure, with Luther Otto as chair. The first Marie Peters Award was given to Harriette P. McAdoo of Howard University. The award was presented by Ouida Westney, chair of the award committee. The Student Award went to Katherine R. Allen of Syracuse University. She became a member of the Texas Women’s University, and later a professor at Virginia Polytech University in Blacksburg. Sharon Price, University of Georgia, was recipient of the Osborne Award. Ira L. Reiss, University of Minnesota, was recipient of the Burgess Award. The Reuben […]
Karen Polonko, John Scanzoni, and Jay Teachman were awarded the Reuben Hill Award for their article on “Childlessness and Marital Satisfaction: A Further Assessment.” Luther B. Otto of the Boys Town Center, Nebraska, received the Distinguished Service to Families Award. The Certificate of Commendation went to Glen H. Rediehs of Valencia Community College. The Student Award went to Sandra Burge, Purdue University, then at Texas Health Science Center, and to Joe F. Pittman, University of Georgia, then at the University of Utah. Neither the Osborne or the Burgess Awards were given in 1983. The Ethnic Minorities Outstanding Achievement Award was renamed […]