Faculty & Research News


Social Work Undergraduates Enhance Social Justice Through Community-Wide Advocacy Projects
Wednesday, May 04, 2022

In his Social Policy and Programs course, adjunct professor and doctoral candidate Christopher (Chris) Collins worked with undergraduates on advocacy projects in the Tallahassee community.

“Students facilitated community-wide advocacy projects in support of local non-profits,” explained Chris. “They were tasked with identifying a piece of social policy legislation that impacted a marginalized community and to develop an advocacy campaign educating the public on the bills.”

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Faculty Member Emphasizes a Passion for Macro Social Work
Thursday, February 24, 2022

Dr. Shalay Jackson joined the FSU College of Social Work faculty in 2018, coming back to Florida State where her interest in social work began. Dr. Jackson recalls, “I was challenged, supported and inspired by a compassionate community of faculty, staff, students and alumni” while receiving her BSW (2006) at Florida State and later honing her skills while earning an MSW from the University of Michigan.

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MSW Student Awarded Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship
Friday, February 04, 2022

An active student member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Robin Dunn Bryant often noticed a number of opportunities for social work students on NASW message boards, but a post about fellowships through the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) caught her eye and interest.

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Celebrating Black History Month at the FSU College of Social Work
Thursday, February 03, 2022

February is a time each year to recognize the essential role that African Americans play in the history of the United States. This year, the college wants to recognize the contributions of its Black faculty, staff and graduates, as well as the significant role that Black community leaders and advocates played in the establishment of the social work profession.

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College of Social Work Appoints New Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Tuesday, February 01, 2022

The College of Social Work has established a new role to focus on amplifying the college’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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