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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.

Posted Under: CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight, International Programs, Research

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.

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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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Alumna Connie Jenkins-Pye: One of Tallahassee Democrat’s 25 Women You Need to Know
Friday, May 15, 2015

Connie E. Jenkins-Pye has lived by her philosophy, “to whom much is given, much is required,” and has illustrated this, particularly through her work as a social worker. She has spent the past 23 years with the Tallahassee Police Department’s Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Plan (SHOCAP) as a case manager working with at-risk youth that have had encounters with law enforcement and the Department of Juvenile Justice. Ms.

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Dr. Machelle Madsen Thompson honored with the Ralph Stair Prize in Innovative Education
Friday, May 15, 2015

Dr. Machelle Madsen Thompson, an FSU College of Social Work adjunct professor and alumna, was honored for her efforts in teaching on April 27, 2015 at the FSU Faculty Awards Dinner. Machelle received the biennial Ralph Stair Prize in Innovative Education for her inventive assignments in social work that aid students in better understanding the impact of living in poverty.

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Samantha Spiers receives University Undergraduate Advising Award
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Alumna Samantha (“Sam”) Spiers (BSW, 2012; MSW, 2014) had never considered a career in advising, but the previous BSW advisor and alumna Lisa Burgos (BSW, 2009 ; MSW, 2010) in Sam the same passion for helping people, especially students. “Little did she know how much I would love advising students,” Sam joked when reminiscing about applying for the position. But, Sam has excelled in her role as BSW advisor for the FSU College of Social Work.

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