Social work student earns Outstanding Community Service Award

Tanya Bailey with Woodstock the Therapy Chicken.

School of Social Work doctoral student Tanya Bailey recently won the U of M Outstanding Community Service Award, the highest honor given to a student for service to the University and community. She received the award at a ceremony on March 31. Bailey established the PAWS (Pet Away Worry  & Stress) program, which involves over 100 volunteers who bring registered therapy animals to campus to interact with students and staff, helping them reduce and manage stress.

See a video about the program and Bailey’s outstanding achievements.