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November 20, 2014: A Message from Dean Nick Mazza


Dear friends, By now most of you know of the tragic campus shooting on the FSU campus at Strozier Library. Our students, faculty, staff, and all friends in the community of the College of Social College of Social Work share in the pain and anguish of the affected students and their loved ones. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them as we navigate the difficult healing journey. Such tragedies are difficult to understand but […]

Faculty member’s book receives honorable mention from SSWR


The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), a leading academic and research organization in the field of social welfare announced the winners of the 2015 award for the “Best Scholarly Book in Social Work Published in the last three years.” FSU College of Social Work Associate Professor Dr. Tomi Gomory’s book Mad Science: Coercion, Diagnosis, and Drugs received one of the two honorable mention awards. “It is very gratifying to be picked among the […]

Doctoral student receives SSWR Doctoral Fellows Award

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Doctoral candidate and instructor Jane McPherson received the 2015 Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Doctoral Fellows Award for her dissertation proposal. Jane’s dissertation proposal entitled, “Human Rights Practice in Social Work (HRPSW): A Rights-Based Framework & Two New Measures” is being recognized by SSWR for the importance of the problem addressed in her research as well as for the rigor of the analysis and the contribution to knowledge of social work and social […]

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