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Two Alumni Work to Solve Food Insecurity

Ashley Page, MSW '15 and Carrie Draper, MSW '09 are working to implement and evaluate a wide range of policy, system and environmental change strategies to increase access to healthy eating.

Study Examines Behavioral Health Needs of Warrior Transition Units

Associate Professor Nikki Wooten, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S Army Reserves with more than 30 years of military service, is conducting a multi-year study on behavioral health in Warrior Transition Units.

Center for Child and Family Studies Provides Curriculum for Career Academy Workshops

To help students with disabilities, the College of Social Work's Center for Child and Family Studies partnered with several university units for a pilot program to help develop employment skills.

Owens Serving as Co-Principal Investigator on Lung Cancer Research

Assistant Professor Shaun Owens is working with a team of researchers across the university to help lower incidence rates.

Three Faculty Members Earn Tenure Promotion

Three faculty members have earned promotions from assistant to associate professors.

Incoming Faculty Member Serves as Collaborator on Immigration Documentary

John Doering-White, a recent Ph.D. graduate who will begin teaching at the College of Social Work in August, lent his expertise to an immigration documentary.

Ph.D. Student Selected for Fellowship Program

As Brittany Davis prepares for her second year of the doctoral program this fall, she will have the unique opportunity to learn from fellow scholars and faculty throughout campus.

Korea-Based MSW Program Receives Generous Donation

The College of Social Work's Korea-Based MSW program recently received a generous donation from an alumnus of the fourth cohort in 2003.

Field Education Award Winners Honored

Following the Interprofessional Behavioral Health Scholars Poster Fair on May 1, two students and two field instructors were presented with the College of Social Work's Field Education awards for the 2018-2019 academic year.

MSW Students of the Year Announced for Charleston and Greenville Sites

Three graduating Master of Social Work students have been named MSW Students of the Year for the College of Social Work's Charleston and Greenville sites.

MSW Students and Educator of the Year Announced for Columbia Campus

Two students and one faculty member have been named winners of the annual MSW student and educator of the year awards.

MSW Students Visit Immigrant Detention Center

Students in Assistant Professor Benjamin Roth's immigration policy class visited and spoke with individuals at an immigrant detention center in southwestern Georgia.

College of Social Work Hosts Interprofessional Behavioral Health Scholars Poster Fair

The lobby of Hamilton College was filled with 30 posters created by College of Social Work scholars on Wednesday.

Student Spotlight: Katelyn Emberton

Katelyn Emberton is one of the many students who do not live in the Columbia area but can still enroll in College of Social Work courses.

3 BSW Students Recognized at Awards Day

Three Bachelor of Social Work students were among the more than 200 University of South Carolina students honored at the annual University Awards Day on April 18 on the historic Horseshoe.

Enjoying the Unexpected

Bachelor of Social Work alumna Breanna Neely's unexpected path to the College of Social Work has led to a fulfilling career.

College of Social Work Alumna to Speak at MSW Hooding

Alumna and former adjunct instructor Katrina Hutchins, Ph.D., will serve as the keynote speaker for the Master of Social Work Hooding on May 9.

Ferguson Commission Co-Chair Speaks to University Community

The College of Social Work's I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Social Justice recently co-sponsored a talk by Ferguson Commission co-chair Rev. Starsky D. Wilson

Newman Institute to Sponsor Social Justice Advocate

The College of Social Work's I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Social Justice will host educator, activist, and speaker Nathaniel Naomi Simmons-Thorne for her presentation, "Transforming Care: A Guide to Trans-affirmative Practices."

Student Spotlight: Reagan Massengale

It was a professor during her undergraduate education who helped steer Master of Social Work student Reagan Massengale to the unlimited opportunities available with a social work degree.

Serving the World

Bachelor of Social Work students Sydney Arsenault and Shelby Guinn intend will take their studies and experiences from the College of Social Work to serve populations with the greatest needs by joining the Peace Corps.

Susan Parlier to Retire from the College of Social Work

Clinical faculty member Susan Parlier will retire on May 15, 2019 after 12 years of service to the University of South Carolina College of Social Work.

Play Therapy Exhibit Wins First Place at Creativibe

One College of Social Work exhibit at the University of South Carolina's inaugural Creativibe event on Saturday, Mar. 26 received accolades for focusing on play therapy.

Faculty and Students to Present at NASW-SC Symposium

Several College of Social Work faculty and students will present at the annual National Association of Social Workers-South Carolina Chapter Spring Symposium from Mar. 25-27, 2019.

MSW Student Earns Prestigious Fellowship

Master of Social Work student Phylicia Currence will not only graduate with her degree this May. She is also preparing to begin a two-year training program on July 1, courtesy of a prestigious fellowship.

 

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