• Alumna to Lead Florida Institute for Child Welfare

    Dr. Jessica Pryce has been chosen as the executive director of the FICW.

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  • Social Work Professor Named Fellow of National Society

    Dr. Lisa Schelbe has been named a member of the 2017 class of SSWR Fellows.

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  • Women in Leadership Conference

    A conference to understand the challenges women face and techniques to overcome them.

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  • Take Your Passion Online

    Our Online MSW program offers convenience and ease to adult learners.

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  • Celebrating Distinguished Alumni, Student Scholars

    The College of Social Work celebrated distinguished graduates and student scholarship recipients.

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  • Operation Family Caregiver

    The College is offering services to caregivers of veterans throughout the Southeast.

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Recent News


Alumna to Lead Statewide Institute for Child Welfare
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Florida State University has chosen university alumna Jessica Pryce to lead the Florida Institute for Child Welfare. 

The institute was created by the Florida Legislature in June 2014 to conduct research, policy analysis and program evaluation of child protection and child welfare services. The measure, Senate Bill 1666, was drafted in response to what lawmakers called a “broken child welfare system.” 


Eminent Psychologist, National Academy Member to Join FSU
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Norman Anderson Appointed Assistant Vice President for Research 

Norman Anderson, an eminent psychologist and member of the National Academy of Medicine, will join the Florida State University faculty with primary appointments as a research professor in both the College of Social Work and the College of Nursing. He also will serve as assistant vice president for research and academic affairs. 


Graduation reception celebrates Fall 2016 social work graduates
Saturday, January 07, 2017

The College of Social Work celebrated its newest graduates at the fall graduation reception and pinning ceremony in the Oglesby Union Ballrooms in Tallahassee, Florida on December 16, 2016. Graduates were presented on stage with a College of Social Work pin. As one of the College’s more recent traditions, the pins commemorate the important step social work students take from the academic world to the professional world, and marks them as proud alumni of the FSU College of Social Work. 


Alumni Profile: Bionca & Breyonna Reese - A shared passion for social work
Friday, January 06, 2017

Bionca and Breyonna Reese are not only identical twins, they also share a passion for social work. Beginning their academic career at Atlanta Metropolitan College, in their hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, Breyonna started her associate’s degree in computer science and Bionca started majoring in history. “It’s funny, actually,” Breyonna reflected on the experience. “We both changed our major to social science and did not even know it until we both started taking social work classes at the same time.” 


Social work professor named fellow of national society
Thursday, January 05, 2017

Lisa Schelbe, an assistant professor in the FSU College of Social Work has been named a member of the 2017 class of fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR). 

This distinction recognizes members of the society who have furthered its mission – to advance, disseminate and translate research that addresses issues of social work practice and policy and promotes a diverse, equitable and just society. 


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