Wayne State University’s Angelique Day Wins Two National Awards

day_final_1Angelique Day, an assistant professor of social work at Wayne State University in Detroit, has been honored with two national awards.

Dr. Day, who also serves as director of the Transition to Independence Program for foster youth at Wayne State, received the Early Career Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research/Practice in the Field of Child Maltreatment from the American Psychological Association.

The Child Welfare League of America also honored Dr. Day with its National Blueprint Champion of Excellence Award. She was honored for her efforts to help high-risk youth in Michigan access and graduate from college.

Dr. Day joined the faculty at Wayne State University in 2011. She is a graduate of Central Michigan University and holds a master of social work degree from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary health sciences from Western Michigan University.

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