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Gifts from donors create two new scholarships

March 23, 2021 The School of Health Professions is proud to announce two new scholarships made possible by  donors who want to help students succeed. Solving societal ills through social work  The Jana Hoffman-Haley Scholarship for Social Work will benefit a social work student with demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to minority students with a mental health social work focus.  “Particularly in these pandemic times, mental health professionals are needed more than ever,” said Hoffman-Haley, BSW ’76.   Hoffman-Haley worked three jobs when she was at Mizzou as an undergrad, and she understands how challenging that is for students to do today. “Pondering the ills of society such as poverty, crime and hunger, the remedy that frequently came to my mind was education,” Hoffman-Haley said. “My friends and professors at Mizzou were fantastic. I feel very fortunate to be able to give back.” Supporting Black scholars Rose Hayden, M...

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