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Social Work Faculty Member Honored by Transformation Through Teaching Program 
Friday, December 07, 2018

Ten Florida State University faculty members were honored by the Transformation Through Teaching program for their actions to foster meaning and purpose among their students. Students nominated faculty members and selected by FSU’s Spiritual Life Project and the Center for the Advancement of Teaching based upon students’ meaningful stories.  

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, Alumni Spotlight, CSW General, Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight

CSW Ambassadors: Our Newest Social Work Student Leaders
Friday, November 16, 2018

Since the creation of the FSU College of Social Work Ambassador Program, the program has seen some tremendous growth. This year, the program welcomes nineteen social work leaders in all the College’s undergraduate (BSW) and graduate programs (MSW, Ph.D.).  As a CSW Ambassador, these students serve as the face of the college and serve in multiple roles throughout the year.  

Posted Under: CSW General

FSU Social Work Visits Hungary for International Conference on the Professionalization of Social Work
Friday, November 16, 2018

A team of FSU social work faculty including Dean Jim Clark, Dr. Tomi Gomory, Professor Fran Gomory along with Elizabeth Croney, Executive Vice President for Clinical Advancement at KVC Health Systems traveled to Hungary to present at two conferences sponsored by the University of Pécs.

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

Upcoming Lecture Series Addresses the Hidden Crime of Stalking
Friday, November 16, 2018

On Wednesday, November 28th, the Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children (CFC) is hosting a presentation Dr. TK Logan from the University of Kentucky entitled: “Assessing and Addressing the Hidden Crime of Stalking. The presentation is the second lecture in the CFC’s inaugural research lecture 2018-2019 series, Engage, Invest, Respond. The presentation will take place at the FSU Alumni Association (1030 W. Tennessee Street) from 3 until 4:30 p.m., followed by a reception.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, CSW General, Faculty News, Research

College of Social Work Celebrates Distinguished Graduates and Scholarship Recipients
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Florida State University College of Social Work will celebrate its 2018 distinguished graduates and scholarship recipients at a celebratory dinner at the FSU Alumni Association on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. 

The highly anticipated event each year celebrates the contributions of students, alumni and donors to the College of Social Work, social work education and profession.

Posted Under: Alumni and Friends, Alumni Spotlight, CSW General

College of Social Work Partners to Bring AVA Global Health Summit to FSU
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA) and the Florida State University College of Social Work are teaming up to bring a global summit addressing violence treatment and prevention across the lifespan.  November 29 and 30 we will have speakers from all over the world as far as South Africa and China addressing the most recent research and practice involving those who have experienced maltreatment. 

Posted Under: CSW General

Raise the Torch: College of Social Work's Development Report
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Florida State University announced the successful completion of the most ambitious fundraising campaign in university history. 

Florida State launched Raise the Torch: The Campaign for Florida State in July 2010 with a goal of raising $1 billion. FSU reached and exceeded that lofty goal with $1,158,665,865 in gifts and pledges received from donors and supporters upon the campaign’s official closing June 30, 2018.

Posted Under: CSW General

FSU researcher finds Latino men in the U.S. more susceptible to obesity
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Moving to the United States could be taking a toll on the health of Latino men. A new study from Florida State University found Latino men who are born or live in the United States for more than five years are more susceptible to obesity.

Posted Under: Faculty News, Faculty Spotlight, Research

Hurricane Michael: How to Help
Thursday, October 18, 2018


Seminole Emergency Relief Fund 
Florida State University has a general relief fund to benefit faculty, staff and students in times of crisis. The current goal is to assist victims of Hurricane Michael meet their essential needs.

Posted Under: CSW General

Institute for Family Violence Studies partners on March to End the Silence
Friday, October 05, 2018

Last year in Leon County, more than 1,700 domestic violence offenses were reported, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. These were only the incidents reported to local authorities, but many more go unreported every year.

Posted Under: CSW General