Dear School of Social Work community, Following a great deal of national attention, collective anxiety and apprehension, the jury in Derek Chauvin’s trial has rendered a verdict of guilty in the murder of George Floyd. I share in the collective relief that I know many in our community feel about the potential step this represents […]
Jamie Cage, Ph.D., an assistant professor, has won the VCU School of Social Work’s annual Social Justice Award for the second consecutive year. Jaime Petrasek, director of research administration, has been named winner of the Outstanding Staff Award. She has been at VCU for 15 years, the past seven in social work. Cage, who has […]
I want to welcome all of the new students beginning their social work careers with us this summer, including our largest-ever cohort of 39 M.S.W. Advanced Standing students and our first ever summer entry cohort of 65 online M.S.W. students. I also want to welcome those of you continuing in our B.S.W., M.S.W., and Ph.D. […]
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 […]
As the 2020 spring semester has kicked off, the School of Social Work is highlighting key dates, new courses and great opportunities/events to take note of. Academic dates, spring 2020 Jan. 20: MLK Jr. Day holiday, no classes Jan. 24: Last day for degree candidates to submit graduation applications for May degrees Feb. 11: Summer semester advance registration begins […]
For John Gyourko, it was an opportunity to realize an envisioned project and help at-risk children in foster care. For Nicole George, it was a chance to change perceptions and make a difference in the learning environment of Spanish-speaking elementary school children. In both cases, their experiences outside a VCU classroom led the two social […]
Twenty-five VCU School of Social Work faculty and students are presenting or participating in more than 30 sessions at the 2020 Society for Social Work and Research Conference in Washington, D.C., from Jan. 16-19. Here is a day-by-day breakdown. An * denotes the presenting author(s). THURSDAY, JAN. 16 Examining the Effects of Social Participation on […]
The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 23rd Annual Society for Social Work and Research Conference
The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 64th CSWE Annual Program Meeting.
The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 22nd Society for Social Work and Research annual conference.