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FSU Professor Receives Prestigious Award for Contributions to Criminal Justice Policy Reform 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Carrie Pettus, associate professor, executive director and founder of Florida State University’s Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD), received the 2022 Social Policy Researcher Award from the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) for her notable rese

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

Craig Stanley Named Interim Dean of FSU College of Social Work
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Dr. Craig Stanley, the associate dean for academic affairs and teaching professor for the Florida State University College of Social Work has been appointed as the college’s interim dean.

He stepped into the role in January 2022 after former dean Jim Clark was appointed as FSU’s new provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Stanley will lead the college while it begins a nationwide dean’s search.

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Social Work Dean Jim Clark named Provost of Florida State University
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced Monday, December 13th the appointment of Professor and Dean of the College of Social Work James J. Clark as the university’s next provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs.

Clark has served as professor and dean of FSU’s College of Social Work since July 2015. He starts as provost Jan. 3.

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FSU Researchers Earn NSF Grant to Transform Libraries into ‘Rural Resiliency Hubs’
Monday, December 13, 2021

The increasing frequency of natural catastrophes and their uneven impact on vulnerable populations calls for the development of disaster Resiliency Hubs. Now, through a grant from the National Science Foundation, a multidisciplinary team of Florida State University researchers is looking to utilize a commonly underrecognized space in disaster response: public libraries.

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MSW Student Receives the NASW Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship
Friday, December 10, 2021

This year Margaux Herrera, a master’s student in the College of Social Work’s Online MSW program, was the first student at Florida State University to be awarded the Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship by the National Association of Social Workers. While looking for ways to financially support her social work education, she stumbled onto NASW's scholarships and decided to apply.

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Unlocking Doors™ Partners with FSU Institute to Improve Criminal Justice Outcomes
Thursday, December 09, 2021

Unlocking Doors, the State of Texas’ comprehensive community reentry network for individuals released from incarceration, is implementing a data-driven reentry model developed by researchers at the Florida State University Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD).

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FSU Center, WFSU and Early Learning Coalition Partner to Bring PBS Edcamp to Local Educators
Monday, December 06, 2021

Florida State University, WFSU and the Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend are teaming up to bring an in-person workshop that offers continuing education to local educators.

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Social Work Graduate Leads Texas Reproductive Justice Nonprofit
Thursday, December 02, 2021

Anna Rupani, Executive Director for Fund Texas Choice set her sights on a career in law, but within a framework of advocacy and social justice. “I knew if I wanted to help folks access legal care, understanding the psychosocial impacts of their day-to-day was necessary,” she said. “When I started researching how that was possible, social work made sense.

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Faculty Member Receives Innovation Award from International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) has honored Amy L. Ai, a professor with the FSU College of Social Work and a faculty affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, with its Innovation Award.

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