Margo Gordon

Year Inducted


Career Field

Social Welfare


  • KU Director of Field Practicum, placing more than 300 students in their practicum positions
  • 1955: charter member of the National Association of Social Workers
  • 1983: Distinguished Alumni Award  from the George Warren Brown School of Social Welfare, Washington University
  • 1983: named Outstanding Faculty of the Year by the Social Work Alumni Society of KU
  • 1992: President of the Kaw Valley Chapter of the Older Women’s League
  • One of ten founders of Breast Cancer Action to provide mammograms for low-income women