Social Work News

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.

Jan 13, 2017

Student of the Month: Edwin Maldonado

Edwin Maldonado, a junior in Social Work, successfully combines academics and athletics as a Dean's List student on NC State's championship-winning cheerleading team. With a passion for helping others, he looks forward to obtaining a Master's in Social Work, and working with disabled populations.

Jan 5, 2017

Social Work Faculty Member Invited to Present in Seoul, Korea

During the summer of 2016, Dr. Casstevens attended the William Glasser Institute’s international conference. The organization is named in honor of Dr. William Glasser, who developed reality therapy and choice theory. This year, the bi-annual conference was held at the […]

Dec 14, 2016

Trading ‘Academese’ for Plain English

One scholar argues: If we don’t seek to baffle and bewilder our readers, it should be worth investing a bit of time and effort in putting our messages across clearly and concisely. Why bother otherwise?

Dec 13, 2016

Social Work Students Serve the Community

Each semester, Social Work students have the opportunity to serve their community in various ways. Dr. Fitzpatrick’s Hunger and Homelessness class  (SW 495) requires students to visit Healing Transitions, Oak City Outreach Center and CASA. This picture shows NC State […]

Dec 1, 2016

The Year in Pictures: Humanities and Social Sciences in 2016

Take a look back at some of our favorite stories (and photos) of the year.

Nov 14, 2016  |  New Vance DSS chief ready to 'continue the good work'

New Vance DSS chief ready to ‘continue the good work’

By Miles Bates Read original article here Krystal Harris is the new director of Vance County Department of Social Services. Harris comes to the department with 11 years of service with the Durham County Department of Social Services.