Donald C. Dendinger is a University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor of Social Work (1977-) and Director of the Goodrich Program. Professor Dendinger was born in Cedar County, NE. Dendinger received a B.S. (1959) from Creighton University in Omaha, an M.S.W. (1971) from the University of Maryland in College park, MD, and a Ph.D. (1977) from the University of Denver. In 2002, Professor Dendinger received the UNO Chancellors Medal.