BSW News

Dec 20, 2018

December 2018 Graduation Photos

The Department of Social Work’s fall graduation ceremony occurred at 6:00 pm in the Duke Energy Hall in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library. Sixteen BSW students graduated and we can’t wait to see how they will #ThinkandDo the extraordinary […]

Nov 16, 2018

Closing the Generation Gap

Social Work Department head and NC State alumna (1990) Dr. Karen Bullock closes the gap between NC State students and older adults through her engaging maymester course on Gerontology (SW 260).  See full original article in the NC State 2018 […]

Nov 15, 2018

NC State Social Work Faculty Present at CSWE APM 2018

Faculty Presentations Beecher, B., Stansbury, K., & Hall, J.K. (Nov. 10 2018). Problem gambling among older adults: Increasing skills and awareness in field education. Poster Presentation. Orlando, FL. Brigham, R., Hall, J.K., Selz-Campbell, L., & Ross, T. (Nov. 11 2018). Navigating Racism in […]

Aug 13, 2018

New Faculty Join Humanities and Social Sciences

NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes four new tenured or tenure-track faculty to its ranks in 2018. Their scholarship and research interests range from Chinese socio-cultural history to moral and social development in inter-group contexts and refugee and immigrant communities.

Jun 29, 2018

Department of Social Work and College of Education Partner for 2018 Spring Summit

On March 27, 2018, NC State’s Department of Social Work along with the NC State College of Education (CED) hosted the 2018 Interdisciplinary Summit: Strengthening Families, Communities and the Schools That Serve Them, which was held at the NC State […]

Jun 28, 2018

NC State Alumn, Chris Campau and the Triangle’s First ‘Recovery High School’

When people think of those struggling with Substance Use Disorders, rarely do they think that such an uphill battle will lead to a person finding their professional calling. Yet, this is the case for NC State alumn Christopher Campau, who […]

Jun 26, 2018

Stories that Inspire Us: Deaf, Non-Traditional, Working Mother and Grandmother Earns BSW

For many traditional first-year students and incoming transfer students, their  most pressing concerns are figuring out the NC State Wolfline schedule and distinguishing one brick building from the endless rows of seemingly identical brick buildings. When Lisa Fowler arrived on […]

Jun 18, 2018

From Professor to Professor Emerita: Dr. Joan Pennell Retires after 20 Years of Honorable Service to the Department of Social Work

When Dr. Joan Pennell moved to North Carolina from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, in December 1997 to take the position of Director of the Social Work Program at NC State, she thought she had arrived in heaven. With its flowering […]

May 21, 2018

Social Work Student Briana Garcia, her Prestigious Scholarships, and Women of Color Travel Blog

During August of 2017, rising social work senior Briana Garcia was awarded the prestigious Gilman and Travelers Scholarships to fund her fall 2017 study abroad experience to Chile. The Gilman Scholarship or “the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman […]

May 3, 2018

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates

Our community of nearly 40,000 alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work.