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Faculty member receives “Partners with a Purpose” Award
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Pam Graham MacDill, Director of the BSW and Professional Development Programs at the FSU College of Social Work was presented with the Partners with a Purpose Award on May 16, 2017, for her contributions to the FSU Unconquered Scholars program of the Center for Academic Retention, & Enhancement (CARE).

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight

Real-life role models: FSU hosts free summer camp for youth
Monday, June 12, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, Florida State University’s College of Social Work brought dozens of middle school students to campus for a free, week-long summer camp from June 5 to June 9.

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Remembering and caring for others who serve: Caregiver Coach Wendy Turney
Friday, June 09, 2017

On May 28, 2017, music played as crowds of families, veterans and service members gathered under the white tents at the Tallahassee National Cemetery. Despite the heat, hundreds of people congregated in remembrance of Memorial Day and the fallen service members the day represents.

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2017 FSU College of Social Work Scholarship Recipients
Friday, June 02, 2017

The following awards are for fall 2017, except as indicated, and are contingent on students enrolling in classes and satisfying any other terms of the specific scholarship.Congratulations to our scholarship recipients!

Bernhard Scher Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Stephen Sardelis

Bill & Nolia Brandt Scholarship

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Academic Leadership Awards: Leadership on and off campus
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Academic leadership takes many forms. Two FSU College of Social Work students exemplify the abilities and talents necessary for a student to excel and to exemplify leadership on and off campus. MSW student Mandi Cauley and BSW student Zoe Genkin were awarded 2017 Academic Leadership Awards that were celebrated during the spring 2017 semester, each receiving an award for this honor.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, CSW General

Alumni Profiles: The Exciting Careers of the Institute for Family Violence Studies’ Former Interns
Monday, May 22, 2017

The Institute for Family Violence Studies (IFVS) at the College of Social Work benefits from the tremendous talent and energy of student researchers who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of children and families. “The Institute could not operate without these rockstars. Each one made a significant contribution to building the IFVS,” said Karen Oehme, IFVS Director.  In return, the Institute launches these graduates into a lifetime of meaningful work.

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FSU College of Social Work holds annual Spring Convocation and Pinning Ceremony
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May 5, 2017, the College of Social Work celebrated its most recent class of social work graduates in the Oglesby Union Ballrooms. More than 700 people attended the annual event to witness the graduation of 38 BSWs, 54 MSWs, and one doctoral student, Stephanie Grace Prost.

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Alumni profiles: Transitioning from social work students to practitioners
Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Students take many different paths when they graduate, and the experience is often very personal and individualized. For two talented FSU College of Social Work alumni, their journeys into careers in social work began with their field placements.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, Alumni Spotlight, CSW General

FSU Autism Clinic expands services through new partnerships
Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Five-year-old Jasper Geisz smiles as he clicks the small motorized fan off and on. Jasper loves fans and anything electrical.                             

He has a big toothless grin, not unlike any other child his age, except he’s not like any other neurotypical child — Jasper is autistic. He was diagnosed about two years ago by psychologists at the Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic housed in Florida State University’s Multidisciplinary Center. The center operates under the purview of the FSU College of Social Work. 

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