Social Work News

Jun 6, 2017

Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina’s Child Welfare System

NC State's Kara Allen-Eckard is helping lead an effort to better serve the most vulnerable among us in North Carolina: at-risk children and their families.

May 18, 2017

Social Work Alumni Highlight: Casey Mackey

Casey Mackey, a graduate of the NC State Department of Social Work’s BSW Program (Class of 2015) was interviewed for our 2017 annual newsletter alumni highlight. Mackey, originally from Reidsville, NC, currently resides in Raleigh, NC where he works for the Hope Center […]

May 10, 2017

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates

Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.

May 3, 2017  |  PERSONAL #STATEMENT: JENNIFER MATHURIN

PERSONAL #STATEMENT: JENNIFER MATHURIN

Click here to read 2017 Social Work BSW Graduate and women’s basketball player, Jennifer Mathurin’s Personal #Statement

May 2, 2017

College Honors Its Exceptional Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty were recognized at the college's annual awards reception on April 25, 2017.

Mar 31, 2017  |  NC State players use their spring break to do mission work in Kenya

NC State players use their spring break to do mission work in Kenya

Social Work student Airius Moore visited Kenya during his spring break  do complete mission work with a couple of his fellow student athletes. See the article here! 

Mar 6, 2017  |  Vanessa Kamashara on Working for World Relief

Vanessa Kamashara on Working for World Relief

The article below is quoted text from the original article written by OIED’s Austin Butler. Use this link to view the original article.  by Austin Butler Vanessa Kamashara is a senior in social work whose experiences guided her passion for […]

Feb 8, 2017

Research Gives Social Work Student New Perspective

Katherine McCallister’s interest in social work is clear: “I want to help improve the communities I’m a part of,” she says. Through undergraduate research at NC State, she is able to do just that.

Feb 7, 2017

Record Turnout for the Department of Social Work’s 2017 Volunteer/Career Fair!

On Monday, January 23, 2017 the Department of Social Work held its bi-annual Annual Volunteer/Career Fair. Students and faculty gathered in the Caldwell Lounge to meet the various representatives in order to discuss volunteer opportunities, possible field practicum placement and […]

Feb 6, 2017

5 Questions With Jim Gates, 2017 Diversity Lecture Speaker

Theoretical physicist Jim Gates explains why the dichotomy between seeking equity and seeking excellence is false in science and society at the the 2017 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture.