School of Social Work Awarded Four-Year $1,919,598 Grant From HRSA
The NC State School of Social Work was recently awarded a four-year $1,919,598 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
The JD/MSW Dual Degree Program Sets Sail with Wallace Driggers
Wallace Driggers, a young woman from Clayton, North Carolina, is the first student to take on the NC State and Campbell JD/MSW program!
Student Spotlight: Abigail Williams
Recently, we had the opportunity to reflect with Abigail Williams, a senior preparing to graduate this May, about her time at NC State and her pursuit of the Global Perspectives Certificate.
Social Work Students Awarded Dereck Whittenburg Foundation Scholarships
Two NC State School of Social Work students, Marcilla Demry and Ramir Woodard, have been awarded Dereck Whittenburg (DW) Foundation Scholarships. These scholarships aim to extend financial assistance to deserving college students and to embody the DW Foundation mantra of "Dream. Believe. Work. Now Finish!"
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.
Staff Corner – We’re Here for You
During these challenging times, the NC State School of Social Work staff is here to help! While they may not be in the office physically, our staff is working remotely to keep our school operating smoothly. Let's meet a few of our staff members and discuss their roles in assisting students currently.
Social Work Students Serve and Lead in the 2020 Orientations
Four students earning their Bachelor of Social Work degree will be Student Orientation Leaders this fall, making it the largest representation of our students in the Department's history.
Ramona Bullock-Johnson and Jazmine Thompson Chosen as Distinguished CSWE Fellows
Ramona Bullock-Johnson and Jazmine Thompson, both NC State MSW students, have been announced as recipients of the 2019-2020 Council on Social Work Education’s Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Award!
How I Think and Do: Health Care Leader Beth Villena
What can you do with an NC State degree in social work? Ask Beth Villena (BSW ’89), director of the WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital in Raleigh.
MSW Student Paige Moore Attends and Presents at Women Leaders Global Forum in Reykjavik, Iceland
From November 18 – 20, 2019, leaders and conversationsationists from around the world gathered in Reykjavik, Iceland for the Women Leaders Global Forum. Joining those world leaders, was Master of Social Work student Paige Moore. Moore, who is a second-year MSW […]