The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeanette Harder was awarded the Great Plains IDeA-CTR "Community Collaborator Award".
Dr. Harder is a professor within the Grace Abbott School of Social Work. She was presented the award by Dr. Risto Rautianen of UNMC during a ceremony that took place on Thursday, Oct. 11.
Dr. Harder was nominated by her peers for a wide variety of reasons. They highlighted her dedication to serving the community by the creation of the Support and Training for the Evaluation of Programs (STEPs); whose mission is to promote evidence-informed decision making in community groups. Her colleagues also pointed out her passion for collaboration both within and outside of the University as she prepares and sends students into Omaha community health programs to make their own impact.
Upon receiving the award, Dr. Harder gave a speech that highlighted the importance of developing community partners; mentioning that her evaluations help ensure those various community partners' programs are contributing to their overall vision and missions.
Please help us congratulate Dr. Harder on her well deserved award!
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Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.