Stories From 2020

Nov 23, 2020  |  MSW News

Irang Kim Chosen as CSWE Minority Fellowship Program Fellow

Irang Kim, a MSW candidate at the NC State School of Social Work, is among those chosen to join the Council on Social Work Education's Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) for 2020-2021.

Nov 19, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Dr. Karen Bullock Appointed to Executive Board of the North Carolina Serious Illness Coalition (NCSI)

The North Carolina Serious Illness Coalition is the evolution of the work done by the North Carolina Institute Of Medicine (NCIOM), which in partnership with agencies and organizations that provide care and advocacy around issues of aging, palliative care, hospice care, and long-term supports and services...

Oct 27, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Drs. Sarah Ascienzo and Maura Nsonwu Appointed Center for New North Carolinians Fellows

Dr. Sarah Ascienzo, an Assistant Professor at the NC State School of Social Work, has been appointed as a Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC) Fellow for the 2020-2022 program and academic years.

Oct 20, 2020  |  Capital Caring Health

Three Local Unsung Heroes Honored at Capital Caring Health’s 2020 Virtual Passion for Caring Gala

Sep 7, 2020  |  SW Home Page

NC State Student Advocates for Voter Disability Rights

Kendall Gibbs, an MSW student at the NC State School of Social Work, is currently taking part in a lawsuit against the State of North Carolina regarding voter disability rights.

Sep 1, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Study Highlights Keys to Helping Dads Be There for Kids When They Don’t Have Custody

A new study from NC State University and VCU highlights several factors that play key roles in determining the extent to which fathers who don’t have custody are involved in their children’s lives...

Jul 29, 2020  |  MSW News

Summer Student Highlight: Aaron Quick, Winner of Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Scholarship

Aaron Quick, an incoming MSW candidate at NC State, has won the Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Scholarship. At the School of Social Work, Aaron will focus much of his research on LGBTQ+ youth of color and their associated mental health needs. Though his plans don't stop at research, Aaron hopes to translate this knowledge into a meaningful career path through practice and advocacy.

Jul 10, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Summer Faculty Research Highlight: Dr. Karen Bullock Co-Authors for North Carolina Medical Journal

Beginning in Spring 2019, the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) created a yearlong task force to address serious illness. Little did they know how relevant their work would become over the next year.

Jul 8, 2020  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

Paige Averett joins the School of Social Work as professor of social work and as associate head of the school.

Jun 10, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Social Workers Cannot Be Silent: Statement & Call to Action Against Racism & Race-Based Violence

We chose social work instead of another helping profession because of our professional value of social justice. Racial justice should be at the heart of social work practice.