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.
Sara Darwish Named WomenNC Scholar
Sara Darwish, a third-year studying social work and Arabic, along with Jada Hester, a third-year studying business administration and international studies, will present research at the WomenNC’s 10th annual Local-to-Global Forum on February 28, 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 […]
December 2018 Graduation Photos
The Department of Social Work’s fall graduation ceremony occurred at 6:00 pm in the Duke Energy Hall in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library. We can’t wait to see how our BSW graduates will #ThinkandDo the extraordinary in the field […]
Closing the Generation Gap
Social Work Department head and NC State alumna (1990) Dr. Karen Bullock closes the gap between NC State students and older adults through her engaging maymester course on Gerontology (SW 260). See full original article in the NC State 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 […]
NC State Alumn, Chris Campau and the Triangle’s First ‘Recovery High School’
When people think of those struggling with Substance Use Disorders, rarely do they think that such an uphill battle will lead to a person finding their professional calling. Yet, this is the case for NC State alumn Christopher Campau, who […]
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 […]
Social Work Student Briana Garcia, her Prestigious Scholarships, and Women of Color Travel Blog
During August of 2017, rising social work senior Briana Garcia was awarded the prestigious Gilman and Travelers Scholarships to fund her fall 2017 study abroad experience to Chile. The Gilman Scholarship or “the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman […]