• Social Work Dean Emeritus Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

    Nick Mazza received the National Association for Poetry Therapy's first Luminary Award for Lifetime Achievement.

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  • Social Work Professor Keynote Speaker at International Conference

    Dr. Tomi Gomory presented as the keynote speaker at the International Conference at University of Pécs, Hungary.

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  • FSU Alumna Joins Biden Foundation

    Social Work alumna Lynn Rosenthal and former White House expert joins the Biden Foundation.

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  • Trauma Informed Practice Expert to Join FSU Social Work Delegation to China

    Dr. Shairi Turner and FSU social work faculty will lead an international symposium on trauma and disaster relief.

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  • FSU Social Work Well Represented at NASW-FL Awards

    NASW Florida Big Bend Unit Awards Breakfast honors notable faculty, alumni, and students.

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  • FSU Team Promotes Transgender Equality

    The Institute for Family Violence team up with partners to promote equality and dignity for the LGBTQ community.

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  • MSW Student Honored as 2016-2017 Minority Fellow

    Kotrish Wright was awarded a Minority Fellowship by the Council on Social Work Education.

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  • Social Work Dance Marathon Team Raise Funds for Children’s Miracle Network

    MSW Student Megan Armison Lead the Social Work Team to Be the #1 College Team for Fundraising!

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  • Take Your Passion Online

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

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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


Social Work Dean Emeritus Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
Thursday, April 20, 2017

A poet and a writer since adolescence, Dr. Nick Mazza was working in the maintenance department of a hospital in New Jersey putting himself through college when he noticed an article in Time magazine on poetry therapy. His curiosity piqued, he wrote to one of the national leaders in poetry therapy, attended a national conference in Brooklyn and found himself hooked. He approached the medical director of the hospital about reading poetry to patients, and the director introduced him to the hospital’s social services department.


Biden Foundation brings on FSU alumna and former Obama White House expert
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

FSU alumna Lynn Rosenthal (BSW, 1980) and another former Obama White House expert, Gautam Raghavan are being hired by the Biden Foundation. The Foundation was created to build on the Biden family’s long-standing work including violence against women, cancer, community colleges and equality.


 Trauma Informed Practice Expert to Join FSU Social Work Delegation to China
Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Shairi Turner, MD, MPH, a Harvard-trained internist, and pediatrician will join the FSU College of Social Work as a research faculty member, and a key member of the College’s leadership traveling to Shanghai, China in May 2017.  The College's international delegation, consisting of Dr. Amy Ai, Dean Jim Clark, Dr. Turner, Dr.


NASW Florida Awards Breakfast honors notable faculty, alumni, and students
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The NASW-Florida Big Bend Unit celebrated the annual Social Work Month with an Awards Breakfast on March 28th in the center of the current Florida legislative session on the 22nd floor of the Florida Capitol building. People gathered to honor a select group of social workers and community members that have exemplified service and leadership in the Big Bend community.


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