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Longtime director of the Multidisciplinary Center retires

At the end of July, Dr. Beverly Atkeson will retire from her position as the director of the College of Social Work’s Louise R. Goldhagen Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Consulting Center (MDC).  Dr. Atkeson joined the MDC in 1983 as a psychologist after serving as an assistant professor and research associate at the University of Georgia. She became the director of the MDC in 1996. She was a vital part of the MDC as it grew […]

Faculty member continues leadership role in international social work

College of Social Work: Professor Neil Abell

Starting this July, Dr. Neil Abell director of the College’s international programs will take on a leadership role with the Council of Social Work Education’s (CSWE) as a member of the Council on Global Learning, Research, and Practice for another three-year term. The Council is one of two councils positioned under the CSWE’s Commission on Global Social Work Education.  The Council on Global Learning, Research and Practice works to promote the, “understanding and integration of human rights […]

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, […]

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