Social Work

Sep 20, 2018

College Celebrates Its Outstanding Faculty

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences honored our top scholars, advisers and teachers earlier this fall during a reception for new and returning faculty and staff. Here are some of the faculty who were recognized, and the awards they received.

Sep 16, 2018

HURRICANE – Advisory, September 16, 2018

Dear NC State Department of Social Work Community, To allow time for students who traveled away from the Raleigh area before the storm to return to campus, the university will resume its normal class schedule beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. […]

Aug 7, 2018

Sarah Desmarais Named Director of NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement

Sarah Desmarais has been named director of NC State's Center for Family and Community Engagement.

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 28, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

May 21, 2018

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 […]

May 3, 2018

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.