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Dec 6, 2023

Heart for Helping

Master of Social Work alumna Tosheria Brown helps people at risk of or experiencing homelessness find a new path. 

Nov 30, 2023

Future Scholars Power Hour Brings Interest to MSW Program

What better way to learn about a program than from the students currently enrolled in it? That was the thought that sparked the idea for a new recruitment event at the SSW. 

Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Sung-Ju Kim and Colleagues Awarded “Best Faculty Paper” at Regional Conference

Dr. Sung-Ju Kim, an Associate Professor at the School of Social Work, and his colleagues were recently awarded "Best Faculty Paper" at the Northeast Conference on Public Administration (NECoPA). 

Nov 29, 2023

Wolfpack Beds Crochets Sleeping Mats For Unhoused People

Nearly a dozen students sit in the 1911 Building and cut off the ends of plastic bags. They are taking part in the Wolfpack Beds project, which makes sleeping mats for the unhoused from plastic bags... 

Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Paige Averett Shares Presentation on the State of LGBTQ+ Aging Research

On November 3, 2023, Dr. Paige Averett was invited to speak at UNC Greensboro (UNCG) as part of the Department of Psychology’s Annual Diversity Event. The topic of discussion was Aging Research in LGBTQ+ Communities, a sought after topic from students in the psychology program. The event was held in two parts, a Research Talk… 

Nov 29, 2023

Nashia Whittenburg Appointed Lead for Strategic Initiatives, Community Engagement, and Well-Being

The School of Social Work is excited to share the appointment of Professor Nashia Whittenburg as the Lead for Strategic Initiatives, Community Engagement, and Well-Being. With over 20 years of higher education experience in student engagement, she has established a strong reputation as a dedicated professional with a specialization in transformational service and leadership. In… 

Nov 28, 2023

Social Work Town Hall Commemorates Milestones

On November 7, 2023 the School of Social Work held a Town Hall event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of our BSW Program and the 20th Anniversary of our MSW Program! Held at Talley Student Union, the Town Hall included a proactive discussion regarding mental health awareness and on-campus resources. The event included special guests… 

Oct 5, 2023

Meet Our 2023-2024 CSWE Minority Fellowship Program Scholars

Jiwoo Kim and Sydnee Evans, both MSW Candidates at the NC State School of Social Work, are among those chosen to join the Council on Social Work’s (CSWE) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) for 2023-2024. Jiwoo Kim, currently in her second year in the MSW program, is excited to join the CSWE MFP community to continue her… 

Aug 30, 2023

Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson Selected for 2023 BRIDGES Program

Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson has been selected as a member of the prestigious BRIDGES 2023 Academic Leadership Program Cohort! 

Jul 17, 2023

Professors Barnes and Rios Earn Promotions

Professors Sontina Barnes and Isabel Rios both earn major promotions at the School of Social Work.