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.
Fall Faculty Highlight: Michelle Guarino, MSW, LCSW
Meet Professor Michelle Guarino, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker focused on gang affiliated/high-risk youth and faculty member for the NC State Department of Social Work.
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).
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 […]
First-Generation BSW Graduate Uses Multi-Faceted Lens in Work With Older Adults
Grace Lee, a spring 2017 graduate of the NC State Department of Social Work’s BSW Program was interviewed for our 2017 annual newsletter. Read her interview below to learn more about her study abroad experience in South Korea, life as […]
Social Work Alumni Highlight: Casey Mackey
Casey Mackey, a graduate of the NC State Department of Social Work’s BSW Program (Class of 2015) was interviewed for our 2017 annual newsletter alumni highlight. Mackey, originally from Reidsville, NC, currently resides in Raleigh, NC where he works for the Hope Center […]
PERSONAL #STATEMENT: JENNIFER MATHURIN
Click here to read 2017 Social Work BSW Graduate and women’s basketball player, Jennifer Mathurin’s Personal #Statement
Record Turnout for the Department of Social Work’s 2017 Volunteer/Career Fair!
On Monday, January 23, 2017 the Department of Social Work held its bi-annual Annual Volunteer/Career Fair. Students and faculty gathered in the Caldwell Lounge to meet the various representatives in order to discuss volunteer opportunities, possible field practicum placement and […]
2016 Volunteer/Career Fair
On February 23rd, 2016 the Department of Social Work held our Annual Volunteer/Career Fair. A total of 15 agencies participated in the event held in Caldwell Hall. Students and faculty from various disciplines in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences were […]