Congratulations, Dr. Debra Hurd, on 20 years of employment with the U of A!!
Marcia A. Shobe, Director
School of Social Work,
Scott Burcham, BSW Program Director
Glenda House, MSW Program Director
Sara Collie, Field Program Director
Diversity makes for a rich tapestry. We must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value, no matter their colour; equal in importance no matter their texture. - Maya Angelou
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. - Theodore Roosevelt
Electives for Spring 2014 - Space Still Available!
1. Global Social and Economic Justice and Oppression (SCWK5143 901) - Dr. Joe Schriver
2. Spirituality in Social Work (SCWK405V 901) - Professor Michael Collie
Dr. Eun Koh will host a workshop at the American Society on Aging (ASA's) 2014 Aging in America Conference! The workshop title is "Elder Abuse in Asian-American and Pacific-Islander Communities".
MSW Program Information Sessions
If you are considering pursuing a master’s degree in social work and would like to learn more about our program, admission requirements and application process, please join us for one of our small group information sessions.
Glenda House, MSW Program Director, will discuss a variety of program options, including those designed for applicants with an undergraduate degree in social work, as well as those with degrees from other disciplines. Also included will be tips for submitting the most competitive application possible.
Registration is required. To register, please send your name, your preferred date, and an e-mail address where you can be contacted in the event that a session must be cancelled, to Christina Willis at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 479-575-5039.
We are also pleased to announce that Dr. Ferguson, School of Social Work and Professor Hughes, Law School will be joining several of these sessions to provide information on our new JD/MSW (dual degree) program, beginning Fall 2014. Session dates below.
Tuesday, Dec. 3 12:30-2:00 MSW Program followed by JD/MSW (Dual Degree)
Tuesday, Dec 10 12:30-2:00 MSW Program followed by JD/MSW (Dual Degree)
December 10th will conclude information sessions for the 2014 (Su/Fa) admission cycle. Sessions will resume in March 2014 when updated application materials for 2015 (Su/Fa) admissions are posted online.
School of Social Work to Offer Special Topics Courses this Fall
This fall, the School of Social Work will offer four new Special Topics courses, two of which are cross listed with the African and African American studies program:
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