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Doctoral student joins Florida Atlantic faculty
Monday, July 10, 2017

Arriving at Florida State University as an undergraduate with an interest in film and creative writing, Danielle, or Dani, Groton thought a major in marketing and advertising was a practical use of her skills. But something was missing, and she wasn’t quite satisfied with the trajectory of such a career. A visit to the FSU Career Center introduced Dani to the possibilities social work had to offer.

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Doctoral student joins National University of Singapore faculty
Monday, July 03, 2017

Growing up in South Korea, FSU College of Social Work doctoral student Jungup Lee witnessed a time of rapid economic growth, but she also noticed the severe competition, inequality and social discrimination that accompanied it. “I was curious why there were gaps in social status, gender, race, or political group,” Jungup reflected.

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Alumna honored as Florida Social Worker of the Year by NASW
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Prudence Williams always had a natural attraction to helping professions. She earned both her Bachelor’s degree in Criminology (1981) and her Master of Social Work (1993) at Florida State University. While completing her Master’s degree, she also received guidance in the social work profession from her internship supervisor. “I have had countless opportunities to impact and serve varied populations, which has enhanced my professional skills and offered valuable experiences throughout the course of my career,” Prudence said.

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Social Work faculty among FSU Fulbright Scholars to share expertise worldwide
Monday, June 19, 2017

Five Florida State University faculty members are fanning out across the globe to teach and conduct research in Russia, Finland, Ireland, Hong Kong and the Czech Republic through grants from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

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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).

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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.

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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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