• 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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  • Fall Doctoral Information Sessions

    Join FSUCSW for Fall 2020 Information Sessions on the PhD Program via Zoom.

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  • Alumna Leads Tallahassee Chapter of Sidewalk Talk

    Alumna Catherine (Cat) Keen leads a local chapter of Sidewalk Talk, an organization whose mission is to create connection.

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  • Fall MSW Information Sessions

    Join FSUCSW for Fall 2020 Information Sessions on the MSW Program via Zoom.

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  • New Level of Professional Certification on Trauma and Resilience Launched

    Institute for Family Violence Studies launched a new level in its successful Professional Certification in Trauma and Resilience online series.

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  • Interdisciplinary Course Highlights Executive Clemency, Amendment 4 and Voting Rights in County Jails

    A course led by professor Mark Schlakman brought together students from three FSU colleges to learn about voting rights for incarcerated and formerly-incarcerated individuals.

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  • Speech Recognition in Education: The Powers and Perils

    Dr. Yaacov Petscher (Social Work) and Dr. Nicole Patton Sperry (Education) explore the benefits and biases of speech recognition systems in education.

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  • FSU Student Association of Social Workers

    Meet the fall 2020 leaders of FSU SASW.

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Recent News


Alumnus Authors Children’s Book to Honor His Father
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

For years after his father’s death in 1999, Ahmad Aliyy (formerly known as Skip Young) contemplated a way to honor his father, Edward Young’s legacy as a father and mentor, and his influence on Aliyy. “I once asked my father what goals he had in life, and he replied, raising a family,” Aliyy recalls.  


FSU Alumna and Faculty Member Continue to Champion Unconquered Scholars with Estate Gift
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

While on her way to a meeting, Florida State University alumna and Bachelor of Social Work Program Director Pam MacDill (’77) walked past FSU’s Unconquered Statue standing tall and prominent outside of Doak Campbell Stadium.


MSW Student Appointed Interim Sheriff of Clay County
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Online MSW Student Matthew (Matt) Walsh sees many similarities between social work and law enforcement. As a person in law enforcement, Matt serves in multiple roles where social work skills as a helping professional come into play.


Alumna Leads Tallahassee Chapter of Sidewalk Talk
Tuesday, September 08, 2020

In a time when many people are finding themselves isolated due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one organization is finding space both in-person and online to offer heart-centered listening. The organization Sidewalk Talk was established in 2014 by two San Francisco-based therapists who were heartbroken by the growing loneliness, violence and inequality they observed in their community.


BSW Student Highlight: Taylor Roberts, Student Athlete
Friday, September 04, 2020

Taylor Roberts - A Family Affair

As long as Taylor Roberts can remember, volleyball has been in her blood.  Literally.  

Though she actually began playing the sport when she was eight years old, she is thought to have taken her first steps on a volleyball court with a volleyball in her hands.  With her mother, Sheila, her father, Jason, and her sister, Ashlyn, at her side. 

For as long as she can remember, her mom was her coach, her sister was her teammate and her father was her biggest fan. 


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