BSW Student Leads Sistercare Donation Drive
BSW student Elle Murphy led a donation drive throughout campus to support victims of domestic violence.
BSW student Elle Murphy led a donation drive throughout campus to support victims of domestic violence.
Sabrina Mackey decided to walk away from more than 20 years working in the healthcare field to change careers and pursue new opportunities by studying for her Master of Social Work degree.
The College of Social Work has established an immigration center to foster teaching, practice, research and collaboration on immigration issues among scholars and researchers across campus.
Two of the first 22 students who experienced the first day in the history of the College of Social Work in 1969 recently returned to campus to recall their time at the college's inception.
MSW student Amirah Cotton is successfully managing raising a family, her military commitment, and social work studies and field education.
Bachelor of Social Work students Whitney Garland and Molley Jenkins have a head start in advocacy thanks to their participation in student government.
Professor Terry Wolfer has hosted the Case Method Teaching Institute each year since 2016. This past summer, he brought the institute to faculty at the National University of Singapore.
There was a time when Master of Social Work student Desiree Little had some of the common misconceptions of social work. But now, she is preparing for a career of helping individuals and communities.
MSW student Elouise Cram spoke at the State House to share her passion for improving access to dental care in the Palmetto State.
Thanks to a National Institute on Aging-funded award, the College of Social Work's SC-ADAR is helping provide research opportunities for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
The College of Social Work will be well-represented at the the CSWE Annual Program Meeting in Denver later this week.
Most at-risk children in Africa never have a trained professional working with them. But Clinical Assistant Professor Patrice Penney's ICARA program aims to alleviate that problem.
Master of Social Work advanced year student Sierra Abel earned her undergraduate degree in communications. But a volunteer experience has led her on a path to a future social work career.
Jaqawnya McElveen has been recognized by the college's Institute for Families in Society for her passion and desire to help children.
September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and it has special significance for MSW Advanced Standing student Harleigh Sohler.
Associate Dean for Faculty and Research Teri Browne was co-author of an important article on for-profit and non-profit dialysis facilities.
After earning her undergraduate degree in social work from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Kennedy Richart relocated south to pursue her master's degree, thanks to the college's Advanced Standing program.
In 2006, Dean Sarah Gehlert and Associate Dean for Faculty and Research Teri Browne collaborated on the first edition of what is now considered the definitive text on health social work.
Associate Professor Christina Andrews has been invited to serve on a commission to help provide solutions to the opioid crisis in North America.
Master of Social Work student Morgan Carroll always knew she would attend the University of South Carolina after seeing the historic Horseshoe for the first time.
Two new faculty members will begin teaching at the College of Social Work as the new academic year begins.
Clinical Assistant Professor Rhonda DiNovo is in her first year as Master of Social Work program coordinator.
Three words to describe Master of Social Work student Isabella Gormanson's connection to SC Housing could be: coloring, essay and intern.
Charleston site MSW student Victoria Lott turned her passion into cooking to help clients at her field education site.
Associate Professor Robert Hock spent part of his summer in Asia, teaching classes to Korea-Based MSW students.
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.
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.
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.
Assistant Professor Shaun Owens is working with a team of researchers across the university to help lower incidence rates.
Three faculty members have earned promotions from assistant to associate professors.
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.
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.
The College of Social Work's Korea-Based MSW program recently received a generous donation from an alumnus of the fourth cohort in 2003.
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.
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.
Two students and one faculty member have been named winners of the annual MSW student and educator of the year awards.
Students in Assistant Professor Benjamin Roth's immigration policy class visited and spoke with individuals at an immigrant detention center in southwestern Georgia.
The lobby of Hamilton College was filled with 30 posters created by College of Social Work scholars on Wednesday.
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.
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.
Bachelor of Social Work alumna Breanna Neely's unexpected path to the College of Social Work has led to a fulfilling career.
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.
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
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rev. Starsky D. Wilson, who was appointed co-chair of the Ferguson commission, will speak to students on Thursday, Apr. 4, 2019. His talk is titled, The Truth of Reconciliation: Leadership for American Apartheid.
John von Lehe, Jr. cited the famous Will Rogers quote to describe his mother, Agenora Adams von Lehe. "She never met a person she didn't like." He fondly remembered his mother Thursday as the von Lehe benches in front of the Hamilton College entrance were formally dedicated.
Students in the Advanced Analysis of Social Policy, Programs, and Services class at the College of Social Work's Charleston site discussed important social issues with elected officials on Saturday, Mar. 9.
Margaret Carnes never considered a social work career as she prepared to receive her bachelor's degree in visual arts from Clemson University last year. But one conversation led the Greenville native to pursue her Master of Social Work.
Today is the start of National Professional Social Work Month. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is helping lead this year's Social Work Month celebration with a campaign centered around the theme, "Elevate Social Work."
While immigration continues to be an important issue in Washington, D.C., the College of Social Work's I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Social Justice hosted their 2019 Newman Lecture Wednesday evening with a nationally-recognized immigrant rights advocate.
Professor Emerita Rita Rhodes, who earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of South Carolina College of Social Work and later taught at the college for 23 years, died on Feb. 20. She was 72.
The University of South Carolina's Support to Promote Advancement of Research and Creativity (SPARC) Graduate Research Grant is allowing a doctoral student the opportunity to address pressing immigration concerns.
Michelle Thome-Kaufman grew up in Wisconsin and earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Northern Michigan University in 2012. But she knew she belonged in South Carolina following a trip to Charleston during her undergraduate studies.
The Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW), currently headquartered at the College of Social Work of the University of South Carolina, features more than 100 top scholars in the field.
Madison Stephens came from Cincinnati, Ohio for her undergraduate studies at the University of South Carolina. But she changed her initial career plans after working with social workers at a post-graduate internship.
The College of Social Work offers field placements at mental health facilities, and five Bachelor of Social Work students are working together to make life easier for their clients.
The College of Social Work's I. DeQuincey Newman Institute has invited a speaker to explain how immigration is dividing the nation and the difficulties of finding political solutions.
A familiar face around the University of South Carolina campus will speak at the College of Social Work. Students are invited to attend "An Evening with First Lady Patricia Moore-Pastides" at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4 in Hamilton College, Room 322.
South Carolina has the highest age-adjusted death rate from Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) in the country. In addition, older African Americans are at an increased likelihood of having ADRD.
Marianna Moss earned her undergraduate degree in sociology last year from Clemson University. She then arrived in the capital city to pursue her Master of Social Work and take advantage of the College of Social Work's classroom and field education opportunities.
The College of Social Work will be represented with several presentations by faculty, staff and Ph.D. students at the Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference in San Francisco from Jan. 16-20, 2019.