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EDO VANDER KOOY, MSW '77, BA '73
A leader and role model in the Western New York social work community, Vander Kooy is the longest-serving volunteer for the School of Social Work.
Edo Vander Kooy, MSW ’77, BS ’73, is a leader and role model in the Western New York social work community. As a 24-year employee with Community Missions, he was instrumental in the integration of trauma-informed care and evidence-based practices within mental health and addiction service delivery. Since 1978, he has served as a field educator to scores of MSW students, making him the longest-serving volunteer for the School of Social Work, influencing generations of social workers. Vander Kooy has shaped the future of the profession, one person at a time.
Distinguished Alumni Awards
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