Stories From 2013

Dec 23, 2013

December Student of the Month

Ashley Shaw is a senior majoring in social work. A university ambassador, orientation counselor and Phi Alpha Honors Society member, Ashley has studied abroad in Guatemala and worked with groups that promote awareness about relationship violence. She looks forward to earning her master's of social work after graduation.

Nov 15, 2013

Department of Social Work Head Appointed to Peer Review Committee at ACS

Professor Karen Bullock, PhD, LCSW, Social Work Department Head, has been selected by the American Cancer Society (ACS) to serve as a member of the Peer Review Committee on Oncology Social Work Training.

Nov 15, 2013

US Fulbright Global Food Security Presentation

Social Work students and faculty presented their Stop Hunger Now Collaborative poster on November 5, 2013 at the US Fulbright Global Food Security Presentation.

Oct 30, 2013

CHASS 101 Opens Doors and Minds

Knowing where you are, where you fit in and the community’s expectations of you: it all matters. Even more so when you are a freshman entering a campus of more than 34,000 students. CHASS 101 offers an orientation to the culture, resources, research methods, and interdisciplinarity of our unique college.

Oct 29, 2013

Study Shows Innovative Program Helps Limit Domestic Violence

The statistics are horrifying. Nearly three in 10 women have been stalked or assaulted by their partner, and states reported investigating abuse cases involving 5.9 million children in 2010. Social workers and social work researchers are constantly searching for ways to address domestic violence, and new research from NC State shows that at least one recent program is making a difference.

Sep 18, 2013

Partnering to Help People through Animal Loss

Mental health professionals are increasingly asked to counsel clients through animal crises and loss, despite a dearth of formal education on the human-animal bond. Jeannine Moga, licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and Advisory Board member of the NC State Department […]

Sep 3, 2013

MSW Alum Raises Awareness of Birth Defects

Kayte Thomas (MSW 2013) is a recent graduate of the master's of social work program. In addition to being a mother, she is also a national award-winning advocate and a published researcher on the education and prevention of birth defects.

Aug 19, 2013

Dr. Monica Leach Appointed CSWE Commission on Membership and Professional Development

  The Council on Social Work Education has appointed Dr. Monica Leach as a member of the CSWE Commission on Membership and Professional Development effective July 1, 2013—June 30, 2016. The Commission on Membership and Professional Development (CMPD) supports the […]

Aug 12, 2013

CHASS Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty for 2013-2014

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 15 new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this fall. Their research interests range from medical anthropology to Spanish sociolinguistics. Meet these stellar scholars, researchers, and teachers.

Jul 1, 2013

Karen Bullock Named Head, Department of Social Work

The Department of Social Work welcomes Karen Bullock as head, effective July 1, 2013. Bullock joined NC State in January 2011 after nine years as a tenured faculty member at the School of Social Work at the University of Connecticut. She has been a leading force in advancing social work practice, education and training in gerontology, mental health and care at end of life.