Social Work News

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 […]

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 […]

Mar 2, 2018

Why Social Science – Featured Article from the Consortium of Social Science Associations

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Feb 13, 2018

NC State, Campbell Law School Partner to Offer Dual Graduate Degree in Social Work, Law

A new dual degree program enables students to earn a Master of Social Work and a Juris Doctor simultaneously through NC State’s Department of Social Work and Campbell Law School.

Nov 6, 2017  |  Philanthropy Journal News

Meeting Your Population Where They Are: North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition

The North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC) intends to help those affected by drug use in their current state. The organization utilizes, and advocates for, realistic and non-judgmental outreach to help those in need to make changes in their life. This includes hiring staff that are former clients of NCHRC, who are able to relate to the problems of those they are hoping to serve.

Oct 25, 2017

Social Work Receives $3.1M to Train Next Generation of Practitioners

NC State’s Department of Social Work has received two federal grants totaling $3.1M to train the next generation of integrated behavioral health and primary care providers.

Oct 9, 2017  |  Pack rifle shooting for NCAA tournament berth

Pack rifle shooting for NCAA tournament berth

Read the Original Article Here Featured photo above – Lauren Phillips, a graduate student studying social work, reloads her air rifle during the individual air rifle elimination tournament during the NC State rifle match against West Virginia on Oct. 15 […]

Oct 5, 2017

Department of Social Work Awarded $3.1 Million to Educate and Train Behavioral Health Practitioners for Careers in Integrated Care

NC State Department of Social Work has been awarded $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) to expand integrated health service through education and training in behavioral healthcare fields of practice. The Health Resources and […]

Aug 25, 2017

Study Abroad Trip Confirms Social Work Passion for First Generation Student, Deijah Barnes

Deijah Barnes is a senior majoring in social work. Barnes studied abroad in Botswana during the summer of 2017. Read her interview about her study abroad experience in Botswana and how it confirmed her passion for social work. What sparked […]

Aug 16, 2017

7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards

Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas.