News Articles


FSU Hosts Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum
Friday, April 01, 2016

Activist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Rigoberta Menchú Tum gave a public talk at 6 p.m. Friday, April 8, at Florida State University as a part of the PeaceJam Southeast Public Talk and Conference, a program coordinated by the FSU Center for Leadership & Social Change.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, CSW General

Building Creative Communities Through Engagement
Thursday, March 24, 2016

We are so excited to share what we learned at the Building Creative Communities Conference that we would love to engage our community at FSU and share our knowledge with our fellow students! We will be facilitating a Creative Community Engagement Workshop on March 25, (UCC Miller Hall, 1-4:30pm), co-sponsored by the FSU Association for Student Social Workers, and in collaboration with FSU students from the FSU Art Therapy Program, the FSU College of Medicine and the FSU Department of Urban and Regional Planning.

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Luncheon honors military caregivers in Gainesville
Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Florida State University College of Social Work hosted a Military Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon Feb. 26 in Gainesville, Fla., to offer support to caregivers and to inform them about the services available through the Operation Family Caregiver program.

The Gainesville luncheon, which took place at Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grill, was the second in the Military Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon Series that the college is hosting this year throughout the state.

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Why neuroscience needs social work perspectives
Thursday, March 03, 2016

On February 10, 2016 the FSU College of Social Work hosted a presentation by Robert Walker, MSW, LCSW, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Kentucky Center on Drug and Alcohol Research.

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FSU partners with Orlando Police Department to study suicide prevention training
Monday, February 22, 2016

The Orlando Police Department has joined a Florida State University study to analyze the effectiveness of an online suicide prevention training for police officers.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight, Research

FSU launches massive open online course on domestic violence
Thursday, February 11, 2016

Florida State University has launched its first free massive open online course (MOOC) with the goal of educating social service professionals and the public on the dynamics of domestic violence.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, CSW General, Faculty News, Research

Social work professor named fellow of national society
Friday, January 29, 2016

Karen Randolph, a professor in the Florida State University College of Social Work, has been named a member of the 2016 class of fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight, Research

Doctoral candidate Leah Cheatham to join University of Alabama faculty
Thursday, January 14, 2016

I am both thrilled and honored to be joining the faculty at the University of Alabama School of Social Work. I was drawn to the University of Alabama because of my interests in working within a public university with strong community ties, excellent support for research, and a strong commitment to students. The warm reception from faculty, staff, and students during my visit to Tuscaloosa sealed the deal.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, CSW General, Research

Doctoral Candidate Stephanie Kennedy to join University of Connecticut faculty
Thursday, January 14, 2016

University of Connecticut (UConn) was my top choice because of the School of Social Work faculty’s history of social activism and community-engaged research.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, CSW General, Research