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 […]
Department of Social Work Well Represented at CSWE APM 2019
The Department of Social Work was well represented at CSWE APM 2019 this year. In addition to 22 HRSA students who attended as part of their BHWET and OWEP Education, six faculty members, and four MSW students also had the […]
Department of Social Work Takes 22 HRSA MSW Students to CSWE APM
From October 24 – 27, 2019 the 65th Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting (APM) was held in Denver, Colorado. This year’s theme: Social Work Education: Looking Back, Looking Forward, drew social work faculty, practitioners, researcher, and […]
$2.24M in Grants Will Equip Social Workers to Address Opioid Crisis
With support from two grants, NC State's Department of Social Work is preparing students to help those struggling with addiction.
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.