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Distinguished alumni to be honored for dedication to social work

Five alumni of the Florida State University College of Social Work will be honored for exceptional commitment and dedication to social work service, research and practice at the college’s annual Student Scholarship and Distinguished Alumni Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 16. The 2014 award recipients are Robert Disbennett (Distinguished Emeritus Alumni Award), Jerrold Jackson (Distinguished Young Alumni Award), William Meezan (Distinguished Social Work Educator Award), Paula Clark (Distinguished Alumni in Social Work Practice Award), and Dominic […]

BSW Student experiences international exchange on Australia’s Gold Coast

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“Ever since I can remember, whenever I would think about college I would think about studying abroad,” BSW student Breanna Kim reflected. “It’s something I always wanted to do.” Breanna started her spring semester of 2014 at Griffith University in South Port, Australia rather than on FSU’s main campus in Tallahassee. Spending her first few days in a youth hostel, she then landed a room in a shared house with two Australian girls and one […]

Social work doctoral candidate and FSU MeasureUP awarded grant to combat sexual violence

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Through her work with the FSU MeasureUp program, social work doctoral candidate Annelise Mennicke along with Principle Investigator (PI) Rick Howell and fellow co-PI Kori Pruett received a $5,000 Avon Campus Grant to Activate Bystanders to Reduce Sexual Assault, Dating Abuse and Stalking from the Avon Foundation for Women through its Speak Out Against Domestic Violence initiative. FSU MeasureUp campaign applies the Social Norms Approach to correct misperceptions held by students attending FSU about dating […]

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