2022 Black History Month Events
Black History Month is a time to pause and celebrate the achievements by African Americans; and a time for recognizing the central role of Black people in U.S. history. This year we celebrate with the theme, “Black Health and Wellness."
Fatima Zohra Hedadji Wins CHASS Capstone Award
Fatima Zohra Hedadji, a Spring 2021 MSW alumna, has been chosen as the winner of the NC State College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) Capstone Award!
Alumna Demetria Murphy Presented the Cumberland County Cares Award
Ebony Harlem Awards Celebration Uplifts Achievements
The African American Cultural Center celebrated the annual Ebony Harlem Awards on Stafford Commons on the evening of Sunday, April 25, 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.