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
Welcome Dr. April Rand
Please join us in welcoming Dr. April Rand, Assistant Professor, who joined the University of Arkansas School of Social Work faculty in August 2014. Dr. Rand holds a BSW in Social Welfare, a MSW in Social Work Administration and Advocacy Practice, and a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from the University of Kansas. She was the recipient of a NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship to support her dissertation entitled “It’s a Marathon Not a Race” Exiting the Commercial Sex Trade. Dr. Rand’s research interests include sex trafficking and prostitution, interventions for commercially sexually exploited persons, preventing violence against women, feminist theory and methods, and mixed methods research. Her teaching and mentoring interests include qualitative and quantitative research methods, applied research, feminist methods, service learning, and social welfare policy and program analysis. Dr. Rand has practice experience working in sexual violence prevention, policy advocacy, and with at-risk children and youth.
MSW Program Information Sessions
If you are considering pursuing a master’s degree in social work and would like to learn more about our MSW 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 and those with degrees from other disciplines.
Registration is required. To register, please send your name, preferred date, and an e-mail address where you can be contacted in the event that a session must be cancelled, to Britney Queen at email@example.com or call 479-575-5039. All sessions are held in the School of Social Work, Room 107.
Please note that those interested in the JD/MSW (dual degree) program are also encouraged to attend one of these sessions, after which they will be scheduled to meet individually with Dr. Ferguson, the JD/MSW program advisor.
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