Dr. Ellen Winston–Teacher, Professor, State Welfare Director and First U.S. Commissioner of Welfare (DHEW)
Wilma Peebles-Wilkins, former NC State Professor of Social Work and former Dean Emerita of Boston University School of Social Work, publishes article on Social Work pioneer, Dr. Ellen Winston.
Preparing the Next Generation of Mental Health Workers
Too many young people are at risk for mental health and substance abuse issues. And not enough trained professionals are there to help them, especially in rural areas. With a $1.1M grant, NC State’s Department of Social Work is launching a new workforce program to recruit and train the next generation of mental health professionals who work with young adults.
CHASS Student of the Month
The Department of Social Work recognizes Kim Thanh Vu for being awarded the CHASS Student of the Month for the month of October. Kim, a senior in the BSW program from Charlotte, has been recognized for her involvement in the community […]
NC State Social Work Students Inspire Peers in Recovery
(Above – Luetgenau) In the 128 years since NC State University has been established, countless generations of bright minded students have worked together tirelessly in an effort to create a diverse and accepting environment for both their peers and […]
MSW Student Wins CSWE Carl A. Scott Book Scholarship
Miea Walker is currently a second-year MSW student. Her recent experience includes a field placement at Triangle Family Services, as an intake coordinator with the homeless population in the areas of housing and financial assistance and previously at Converting Hearts […]
October Student of the Month
Kim Thanh Vu, a senior majoring in Social Work and minoring in Biology, envisions a career as an occupational therapist. She founded Crafts for a Cause, bringing together students who share a passion for crafting and philanthropy. She was a 2013-14 Resident Mentor, interned at the Alexander Family YMCA, and traveled to Guatemala for Spring 2014 Alternative Spring Break.
Tony Hale’s Chicken Tale
You may know Emmy-award winning actor Tony Hale as Buster Bluth on Arrested Development, or as Gary Walsh, the Veep’s personal aide. Less well known but equally important title roles include Children’s Book Author, and Brother. Hale is the brother […]
How the 1911 Building Got Its Name
In the early 1900’s, it was a common practice for the students at North Carolina State University to be harassed or hazed upon entering the university. As freshmen, the class of 1911 endured this and didn’t like it one bit. […]
NC State Leads in Promoting Diversity
North Carolina State University is one of the emerging collegiate leaders of diversity in the United States. Among one of the 88 universities awarded the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, NC State University is […]
NCSU BSW Student Publishes Article in NASW Newsletter
Our BSW student, Scott Lutgenau, wrote an article on “Recovery from Addiction in the Collegiate Sphere” and it has been published in the NASW Newsletter. Scott’s article discusses a report conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration […]