*Unless otherwise indicated, all students are 2021 graduates of the BSW program.*
Emily Neel has witnessed the help and compassion her mom provides for nursing home residents. As she prepares to pursue graduate education and a social work career, she wants to emulate her mom in serving and positively influencing individuals and communities.
Caroline Smith started her undergraduate studies in 2012. While there were opportunities for her to abandon her studies and settle for something else, she persevered and is looking forward to a fulfilling social work career.
Karlee Lambert's interactions with hospice social workers inspired her to study social work.
Senior Jenna Cameron has become an advocate for supporting fellow students who are dealing with mental health issues. Her own experiences have given her a better perspective to help and encourage others.
A podcast focusing on mental health is the perfect platform for senior Whitney Garland to share her passion and experiences.
Samantha Chang, BSW '22
Junior Samantha Chang and her Gamecocks women’s soccer teammates have been using their platform to make sure people know where they stand on racial issues facing the country.
*Unless otherwise indicated, all individuals are 2020 graduates of the BSW program.*
Interacting with diverse populations is common for social workers, and Tomeka Pryor credits the College of Social Work with providing a better understanding of diversity and inclusion.
The opportunity to help others led Mairead Peters to the social work program, and her opportunities and accomplishments have her well-prepared for achieving career aspirations.
Overcoming obstacles, placing the spotlight on others and helping vulnerable populations were just some of the qualities for University of South Carolina Outstanding Senior Ashley Hagenburger.
Abigail Crawford's service to others was evident through her work on campus and in the community.
Tamiah Anderson, BSW '21
Tamiah Anderson's undergraduate classroom and field education experience is giving her the opportunity to be well-prepared for graduate studies and a fulfilling social work career.
William Weaver is proof that a Bachelor of Social Work degree in not only for traditional students.
Molley Jenkins, BSW '22; Whitney Garland, BSW '21
Molley Jenkins and Whitney Garland have a head start in advocacy, thanks to their participation in student government.