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Alumna Dr. Annelise Mennicke receives leadership & service award
Monday, September 21, 2015

Dr. Annelise Mennicke, a recent graduate of the doctoral program of the FSU College of Social Work, was awarded the 2015 student award for leadership and service from the Group of the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work (GADE) for her work in sexual violence prevention on FSU’s campus.

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College of Social Work honors distinguished alumni and student scholarship recipients
Monday, September 21, 2015

The Florida State University College of Social Work celebrated with alumni, donors, faculty, staff and students at the annual Student Scholarship and Distinguished Alumni Dinner on September 10, 2015 at the FSU Alumni Association. Dean Jim Clark and faculty member Rosalyn Deckerhoff presided over the ceremony, which included words of gratitude and inspiration from MSW student Rachel Mack. A majority of the 57 social work scholarship recipients at the BSW, MSW and Ph.D. level were in attendance to receive recognition.

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Fellowship allows doctoral student to aim for impact on research and policy in child welfare
Thursday, September 03, 2015

This year, doctoral candidate Leah Cheatham received a second year of funding as a part of her Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being. The fellowship is awarded annually to select doctoral students across the country that are to become the next generation of leaders within the field of child welfare.

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Dr. Jean Munn awarded Fulbright Fellowship to study aging in the Czech Republic
Monday, August 31, 2015

Through the Fulbright Scholar Program and a partnership with Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, Associate Professor Dr. Jean Munn will take her research in in geronotolgical and aging studies to a whole new level during the spring 2016 semester. “This opportunity is going to allow me to forge a new collaboration in the Czech Republic with people with similar research interests” Dr. Munn explained.

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Dr. Jean Munn awarded Fulbright Fellowship to study aging in the Czech Republic
Monday, August 31, 2015

Through the Fulbright Scholar Program and a partnership with Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, Associate Professor Dr. Jean Munn will take her research in in geronotolgical and aging studies to a whole new level during the spring 2016 semester. “This opportunity is going to allow me to forge a new collaboration in the Czech Republic with people with similar research interests” Dr. Munn explained.

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Annelise Mennicke wins GADE Leadership and Service Award
Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Annelise Mennicke is winner of the prestigious 2015 Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education (GADE) Leadership and Service Award! The GADE Student Award for Leadership and Service is given to a social work doctoral student or group of students who, through on-going or time-limited actions, activities or project(s), have shown significant leadership in service to their School, University, or professional or academic associations. Annelise received this award for her contributions to the FSU community on sexual violence prevention.

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Leah Cheatham awarded Doris Duke Fellowship for the second year
Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Congratulations to Leah Cheatham for being awarded a second year of funding ($30,000) as part of her Doris Duke Fellowship!

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Dr. Jean Munn, Fulbright Fellowship on aging in the Czech Republic
Saturday, August 01, 2015

Through the Fulbright Scholar Program and a partnership with Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, Associate Professor Dr. Jean Munn will take her research in in gerontological and aging studies to a whole new level during the spring 2016 semester.

Posted Under: International Programs

Alumna Dr. Catherine R. Gayle appointed by CSWE to Commission on Accreditation
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Savannah Native, Dr. Catherine R. Gayle; Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Social Work at Tuskegee University was appointed to serve as a member of the Council on Social Work Education Commission on Accreditation (COA). The term becomes effective July 1, 2015−June 30, 2018.

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2015 Spring Convocation celebrates the newest crop of social workers
Monday, May 18, 2015

The FSU College of Social Work held its annual Spring Convocation on May 1, 2015 for its Class of 2015 graduates at the Oglesby Union Ballroom on the FSU main campus. A record number of people, more than 700, were in attendance to celebrate the newest group of BSW, MSW and Ph.D. social work graduates. Dean Nick Mazza presided as Master of Ceremonies for his last convocation, before retiring in the fall. Convocation’s Keynote Speaker was alumna, Dr.

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