KNOXVILLE — The Social Work Office of Research and Public Service (SWORPS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been honored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts with an International Davey Award.
SWORPSThe group received a silver award for art direction/graphic design for a College of Social Work brochure, “Social Work: the Human Profession.” The cover image depicts the human genome.
A letter announcing the award said, “With over 4,000 entries from across the U.S. and around the world, the Davey Awards honors the finest creative work from the best small firms, agencies and companies worldwide … The annual International Davey Awards honor the achievements of the ‘Creative Davids’ who derive their strength from big ideas, rather than big budgets.”
“I am really proud of the work that our publications group does,” said Betsy DeGeorge, SWORPS publications manager. “They are consistently striving for excellence, whether it is in a small design project or a large one. In everything from editing a plan for the Tennessee Department of Children’s Service, to building online training for the Tennessee Department of Human Services, to creating a brochure for the Children’s Mental Health Services Research Center, this group of talented professionals uses its skills to serve its clients by creating products that are accurate, effective, beautifully designed and functional in every sense of the word.”
Pictured are, left to right: Betsy DeGeorge, SWORPS publications manager; Karen Sowers, dean of the College of Social Work; Kirche Rogers; Margot Kline; and Vicky Bridgeforth.
Betsy DeGeorge, (865) 974-8638, firstname.lastname@example.org