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 MSW degree.
There was a time when Desiree Little had some of the common misconceptions of social work. But now, she is preparing for a career of helping individuals and communities
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.
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.
Morgan Carroll always knew she would attend the University of South Carolina after seeing the historic Horseshoe for the first time.
Katelyn Emberton, MSW '19
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, thanks to our Charleston and Greenville sites.
Reagan Massengale, MSW '19
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.
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.
Madison Stephens, MSW '19
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.
Marianna Moss arrived in the capital city last August to pursue her Master of Social Work and take advantage of the college's classroom and field education opportunities.
Amanda Mickey, MSW '19
Amanda Mickey earned her Bachelor of Social Work in 2018 and will graduate this May with her MSW, thanks to the college’s Advanced Standing program.
Anaida Malkhasian, MSW '19
Anaida Malkhasian’s hometown of Ulan-Ude, Russia is 6,480 miles from the UofSC campus. But it was not Malkhasian who chose UofSC for her MSW but another organization that brought her to the Palmetto State.
Dominique Fay, MSW '19
Dominique Fay came to UofSC to earn her Bachelor of Social Work degree and took advantage of the college's Advanced Standing Program.
Brianna Jenkins, MSW '19
Brianna Jenkins earned her bachelor's degree from Allen University in Columbia but stayed in the capital city to earn her Master of Social Work from UofSC.