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Discussion explores role of social work education in regard to systemic racism, equity in child welfare

The VCU School of Social Work and its Child Welfare Stipend Program hosted a panel discussion, Systemic Racism and Equity in Child Welfare: The Role of Social Work Education in Perpetuating and Challenging Inequities, on March 24, 2021. The panel session, available for viewing through the YouTube archive above, featured : Danika Briggs (M.S.W.’03/SW): Assistant […]

Meet the Smiths: An oft-delayed college experience puts mother, daughter in same M.S.W. cohort

Two-and-a-half decades after problems with her pregnancy delayed Felicia Smith’s second attempt at college, she is in the second semester of the M.S.W. Program at VCU’s School of Social Work. She graduated from the B.S.W. Program in May 2020, serving as the program’s student speaker at Commencement. She is the current president of the Association […]

6 student fellows join school task force focused on racial justice and equity

The VCU School of Social Work has selected six students for new Radical Alliance for Anti-Racism, Change and Equity (RAACE) student fellowships as part of efforts in the school to conduct a self-examination of oppression and anti-Blackness. The students represent the Association of Black Social Workers at VCU student organization and the school’s three academic […]

‘Where’s Bob?’ Peay was a social work fixture for nearly 50 years

Robert “Bob” Peay was known as a fixture – the team’s North Star – on trips abroad with the VCU School of Social Work.  Which made his penchant for periodically dropping off the radar even funnier to his fellow travelers.   Peay, who retired as emeritus faculty after serving from 1978 to 2005, died March 23 […]

Social work recognizes 26 students with annual awards

Twenty-six VCU School of Social Work students were honored for the 2019-20 academic year with the school’s top annual awards. Students normally are honored at a Legacy Leadership Awards Mixer event in mid-April, but the event had to be canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Six students – Heather Ashbeck, Angela Couch, and Trista Monroe of […]

VCU CSWE Annual Program Meeting presentations

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 63rd CSWE Annual Program Meeting.

VCU participates in the 62nd Annual Program Meeting

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work faculty, staff and Ph.D. students are preparing to attend the 62nd annual Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Student Spotlight: M. Kristin Lennox

Kristin Lennox, a Virginia Commonwealth University B.S.W. alumna and current M.S.W. student, wasn’t’ sure what to expect when she met with Cameron Carter, assistant professor in teaching in the School of Social Work, in August 2015. “I was only anticipating to find out if the school was planning any more cultural immersion opportunities,” said Lennox. […]

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