MSW News

Apr 26, 2019  |  Students

Social Work Student Superstars Run for NASW-NC Election

Raisa Mathies and Jacqueline Henry, students at the NC State University Department of Social Work, are running in the NASW-NC Board of Directors election. The NASW-NC Board of Directors includes two student representative positions within their chapter that aid in fulfilling the duties of the organization.

Apr 9, 2019

A Different, Different World Stuns Attendees

On March 25, 2019, The Department of Social Work collaborated with the North Carolina Division of Services for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (DSDHH) to bring the Different, Different World program to NC State campus.

Mar 22, 2019  |  SW Home Page

2019 Spring Summit Success: 300 Attend During Social Work Month

On March 5, 2019, NC State’s Department of Social Work hosted the 2019 Social Work Spring Summit: Integrated Behavioral Health for Medically Underserved and Rural Populations.

Feb 7, 2019

Student Spotlight: Timothy McDonald Jr.

Timothy McDonald Jr., a graduate student at NC State University, is the recent recipient of the NC  4-H Extension Program Fellowship. While an exceptional student in the Department of Social Work, Timothy also excels outside the classroom. Hailing from the […]

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

2018 MSW Graduate, Ron Scott, Making a Difference in the Drug Recovery Court

Above – Judge Craig Croom (left) with Ron Scott (right) at graduation. Ronald (Ron) Scott, now 43, decided to take the leap of faith and return to school to pursue his Masters in Social Work (MSW) two years ago. For […]

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 […]