Study Abroad 2019: Culture and Social Justice in Ghana, Pt. 1
Over the next several weeks, we will follow our students' journey across Ghana as they explore the country's rich culture and history. This will be part one in a multi-part series of blogs that have been written by our students throughout their travels.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Wolfpack rides five-run sixth inning to season-opening victory
Social Work Graduate Student Johnny Piedmonte is a member of the baseball team. Read the article here!