Social Work Students Awarded Dereck Whittenburg Foundation Scholarships
Two NC State School of Social Work students, Marcilla Demry and Ramir Woodard, have been awarded Dereck Whittenburg (DW) Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships aim to extend financial assistance to deserving college students and to embody the DW Foundation mantra of "Dream. Believe. Work. Now Finish!"
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.
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.
How I Think and Do: Health Care Leader Beth Villena
What can you do with an NC State degree in social work? Ask Beth Villena (BSW ’89), director of the WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital in Raleigh.
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.
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.
HRSA Awards NC State Department of Social Work $2,242,725 to Address National Opioid Crisis through Workforce Expansion
The Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded the NC State Department of Social Work $1,343,963 to train and prepare students to become clinical social workers to combat opioid use disorders (OUD) and other substance use disorders (SUD).
12 New Minds on Campus: Featuring Social Work Faculty Member, Dr. Sarah Ascienzo
Every year, NC State welcomes a fresh crop of remarkable teachers and experts in their fields. Below, meet 12 of our 144 new faculty and researchers for 2019.
Featured Events for Fall 2019!
Our department will be hosting a number of events in the coming months. Let's take a moment to highlight just a few you'll want to attend!
BSW Student Breaks the Mold at Rural Works!
NC State Social Work student, Shira Wolf-Camplin, breaks the mold by working with the Kinston Public Services Rural Works! program.