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Arts & Athletics Camp broadens horizons of area middle schoolers

Arts and Athletics Camp 2014

The third annual College of Social Work Arts & Athletics Camp, a program for Big Bend-area middle school students that provides opportunities for personal growth through artistic, athletic and college preparatory activities, is taking place on the Florida State University campus through Thursday, July 3. “The goal of the Arts & Athletics Camp is to promote the advancement of youth through the development of life skills, building self-confidence and establishing healthy relationships,” said camp creator Nicholas Mazza, […]

Law Enforcement Families Partnership receives its fifth Prudential Productivity Award

Karen Oehme, Dean Nick Mazza, Zach Summerlin

For the fifth year running the Law Enforcement Families Partnership, a vital part of the FSU College of Social Work’s Institute for Family Violence Studies, was awarded a Prudential Productivity Award. The partnership was honored, along with other recipients, at an awards luncheon on June 3, 2014 at Florida State. The awards recognize state employees and organizations for work productivity and innovation that improves state services and saves Florida taxpayers and businesses money. The Prudential […]

First MBA/MSW graduate lauds joint-degree opportunity

Kelly O’Sullivan photos

Business savvy and nonprofit know-how are often seen as opposing skill sets, the yin and yang of career pursuits. But for graduate student Kelly O’Sullivan, combining both interests made perfect sense. “I knew I wanted to do more than clinical social work; I wanted to manage,” said O’Sullivan, Florida State University’s first graduate of its Master of Business Administration/Master of Social Work (MBA/MSW) joint degree program. She participated in the May 3 afternoon graduation ceremony. […]

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