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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ramona Bullock-Johnson and Jazmine Thompson Chosen as Distinguished CSWE Fellows
Ramona Bullock-Johnson and Jazmine Thompson, both NC State MSW students, have been announced as recipients of the 2019-2020 Council on Social Work Education’s Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Award!
Dr. Sung-Ju Kim to Present at ISTR 14th International Conference
A group of scholars from Southeast Asia and the United States has been working for several years to fill the knowledge gap through a comprehensive regional study of the current state of nonprofit management education programs.
Karen Bullock Among 13 Chosen for the University Global Partnership Network
Karen Bullock, Department Head, has been chosen to participate in a key Global Engagement Institute initiative.
Fall Field Highlight: Kaitlynn Dacey and Johnston Health Hospital
Kaitlynn Dacey, an MSW student at NC State, made the decision to return to her hometown this fall. Beginning her final year in the MSW Program, she is completing her field internship studies at Johnston Health Hospital (JHH). As a native of Smithfield, North Carolina, Kaitlynn is excited to work with the people in her local community.
A Passion for Families: Interview with La-Mine Perkins
La-Mine Perkins is a full-time NC State MSW student, full-time mom, and the Community Engagement Specialist at NC Child. Whether she is collecting stories from the community, leading NC Child’s Parent Advisory Council and Youth Advocacy Council (pictured above), or serving on Wake County’s Complete Census Count Committee, she is always making sure that families affected by public policy can make their voices heard.