• Alumna Appointed Acting Secretary of the Florida AHCA

    Shevaun Harris leads the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration as acting secretary since October.

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  • Alumnus Joins FSU Center for Translational Behavioral Science as Postdoctoral Fellow

    Dr. Daniel Dunleavy joined the center at the FSU College of Medicine with a focus on two projects in mental health and substance use.

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  • FSU Pilot Study Assesses Residential Group Home Standards

    Dr. Shamra Boel-Studt is developing and validating the Group Care Quality Standards Assessment to measure group home performance.

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  • Facilitating Innovation through Virtual Field Placements during COVID-19

    Alumna Victoria Gruber reflects on her experience of a virtual field placement with Voices for Florida.

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  • Faculty Member Receives GADE Educational Leadership Award

    Dr. Bruce Thyer was awarded an educational leadership award by the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work.

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  • FSU Faculty and Prevent Child Abuse America Examine Public Policy Impact on Child Welfare

    Dr. J. Bart Klika leads a 3-year CDC grant that explores the impact on child abuse and intimate partner violence.

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  • FSU Faculty and Prevent Child Abuse America Examine Public Policy on Child Welfare

    Dr. J. Bart Klika leads a 3-year CDC grant that Impact on child abuse and intimate partner violence.

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  • FSU Alumna and Faculty Member Continue to Champion Unconquered Scholars

    Pam MacDill made an estate gift to continue her support of the Unconquered Scholars Program at FSU.

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  • MSW Student Appointed Interim Sheriff of Clay County

    Online MSW Student Matthew Walsh uses his social work skills in his new role as Interim Sheriff of Clay County, Florida.

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  • Student Highlight: Taylor Roberts, Student Athlete

    BSW student and athlete Taylor Roberts talks about her journey to FSU, playing volleyball and social work.

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Recent News

Celebration for Social Work Distinguished Alumni and Scholarship Recipients Goes Digital
Thursday, November 12, 2020

The FSU College of Social Work (CSW) celebrated its 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award and Student Scholarship recipients through a virtual event on Thursday, November 5, 2020. The event was hosted by Dean Jim Clark and faculty members who serve on the college’s Student Affairs Committee.

The event honored 90 outstanding student scholars. Scholarship awards, totaling more than $97,000, were given in support of CSW students, including those studying international programs, child welfare, social policy, and veterans.

FSU Launches New Professional Certification in Human Trafficking Prevention and Intervention
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Florida State University has launched a new online certification in human trafficking prevention and intervention to help professionals develop skills to better understand the dynamics of the various types of human trafficking. 

FSU Faculty Receive Grant to Evaluate FSU Center Telehealth Services
Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Two Florida State University faculty members received a $16,000 grant from the Mental Research Institute to launch their project, “Family Therapy and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Telehealth Response.” Dr. Michele Parker of the FSU College of Human Sciences and Dr.

Social Work Student Receives Leslie N. Wilson–Delores Auzenne Assistantship
Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Fabienne Alexandre, a current MSW student (Clinical Track) at the College of Social Work, was thrilled when she learned that she received a 2020 Leslie N. Wilson-Delores Auzenne Assistantship for Minorities. The assistantship requires a nomination through a student’s department or college and is competitive for students university-wide. Recipients receive a stipend and tuition waiver while completing a research or teaching assistantship with an FSU faculty member.

Social Work Student Focuses on Student Voter Registration
Friday, October 30, 2020

Undergraduate Student Ashley Rhodd is from Miami, Florida. While volunteering at a Thanksgiving food drive with friends in 2019, she realized through a conversation on social justice just how passionate she was about the subject. Almost a year later, Ashley, who is currently a junior, is a social work major with a minor in education.


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