• $1.67M NIH Grant Brings Medication Support to Florida Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients

    Dr. Michael Killian will collaborate with colleague from UF Health and Scene Health on a grant to improve health outcomes for pediatric heart transplant recipients.

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  • Social Work Student Named FSU 2023 Humanitarian of the Year

    Undergraduate student, Conqualla Scott was named FSU's 2023 Humanitarian of the Year for her efforts to help vulnerable populations.

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  • International Social Work Researcher Joins FSU College of Social Work Faculty

    This fall, the College of Social Work welcomes Dr. Gashaye Tefera to the faculty.

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  • MSW Student Gains Clinical Experience Through Research

    Xyla Payne worked with the Institute for Justice Research and Development to work with justice-involved individuals.

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  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    Join the College of Social Work in recognizing Asian Pacific American Heritage this May!

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  • Remembering Faculty Member Pam (Graham) MacDill

    The College of Social Work is sad to share the news of the passing of retired faculty member Pam MacDill.

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  • FSU Graduate Selected as Next Leader of Statewide Child Welfare Institute

    Dr. Lisa Magruder is named the next director of the Florida Institute for Child Welfare.

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  • Recent Graduate finds a Blend of Micro and Macro Social Work working in Libraries

    Mallory Adams as a community resources specialist at a public library is able to both connect with individuals and organizations to provide support.

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  • College of Social Work Dean Search

    Learn more about the Dean Search for the FSU College of Social Work.

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  • Take Your Passion Online

    Our Online MSW program offers convenience and ease to adult learners.

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Recent News

Investigating Factors That Can Mitigate Natural Disaster Trauma
Wednesday, May 17, 2023

A recent study led by Beren Crim Sabuncu, an FSU College of Social Work doctoral student explored how spiritual and social support can be related to the long-term impacts of trauma. One source of trauma on the rise is natural disasters, Crim noted.

Gerontology Social Work Scholar joins College of Social Work Faculty
Monday, May 15, 2023

Dr. Qiuchang Cao, who also goes by Katy, learned first-hand as a clinical intern during her Master of Social Work program the challenges marginalized older adults experienced and was also deeply impressed by the resilience they demonstrated. While providing mental health counseling to minority/minoritized students, international scholars, and transnational families in a graduate housing community she gained more perspective on the experiences of minority/minoritized populations across the lifespan.

Congratulations to Social Work Spring Graduates and Award Recipients
Wednesday, May 10, 2023

On Friday, May 5, 2023, the FSU College of Social Work celebrated spring graduates and its annual Award Recipients at a celebration in the social work lobby of University Center, Building C.

Spring graduates included 41 BSW graduates, 145 MSW graduates and two doctoral graduates, Chris Collins and Melissa Murphy.

At the event, awards were presented to exemplary students, faculty and field educators nominated internally for their efforts and dedication at the College of Social Work.

Being the Lifeline for Those Impacted by Human Trafficking and Exploitation
Wednesday, May 03, 2023

“When it comes to survivors and victims, there has been this perception that when they are no longer being exploited, that ‘they are free,” explained Erica Howard, an advocate in Northeast Ohio for Empower Her Network.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Monday, May 01, 2023

May is recognized as National Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month, an opportunity to recognize the diverse people, cultures and communities of Asian American, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Island Americans making up an important part of American life.


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