Stories From 2020

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.

Jun 4, 2020  |  SW Home Page

NC State School of Social Work Statement: June 4, 2020

A statement from the NC State University School of Social Work faculty regarding recent events and the continued systemic discrimination that exists in our society.

May 8, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Spring Faculty Highlight: Elisabeth Schelstraete

Elisabeth Schelstraete, a new lecturer at the NC State Department of Social Work, was born and raised in Lier, Belgium. Now living in Raleigh, North Carolina, she is excited to contribute to the Department and the social work profession.

May 8, 2020  |  SW Home Page

Staff Corner – We’re Here for You

During these challenging times, the NC State School of Social Work staff is here to help! While they may not be in the office physically, our staff is working remotely to keep our school operating smoothly. Let's meet a few of our staff members and discuss their roles in assisting students currently.

May 6, 2020  |  BSW News

Social Work Students Serve and Lead in the 2020 Orientations

Four students earning their Bachelor of Social Work degree will be Student Orientation Leaders this fall, making it the largest representation of our students in the Department's history.

May 4, 2020  |  SW Home Page

NC State’s School of Social Work: Same Excellent Program, New Name

NC State’s Department of Social Work has changed its name: effective April 28, 2020, it is the School of Social Work.

Apr 27, 2020  |  Alumni

COVID-19 and WakeMed Hospital – How Social Workers Are Making a Difference

Recently, Beth Villena (BSW '89 and Director of WakeMed's Rehabilitation Hospital) was featured in NC State's Humanities and Social Sciences "How I Think and Do" series. We followed up with her to discuss the regional impact COVID-19 has had on WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, NC.

Mar 30, 2020  |  SW Home Page

NC State Social Work Student Chosen to Attend National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

Alexis Jackson, an MSW student at NC State, has been selected by the Women’s Center to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) at the University of Maryland.