School of Social Work Contacts:

Marcia A. Shobe, Director
(479) 575-5039
Email: scsw@uark.edu

Kameri Christy, Associate Director
(479) 575-4655
Email: kameric@uark.edu

Glenda House, MSW Program Director
(479) 575-3783
Email: ghouse@uark.edu

Michael Collie, BSW Program Director
(479) 575-7993
Email: mecollie@uark.edu

Sara Collie, Field Program Director
(479) 575-4510
Email: sjcollie@uark.edu

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Profiles




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.

     

     

    Faculty Presentations

     

    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 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 scsw@uark.edu 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.

Date Time
Tues, September 18 12:00-1:30 PM
Tues, September 23 4:00-5:30 PM
Tues, October 7 12:00-1:30 PM
Tues, October 21 4:00-5:30 PM
Tues, November 4 12:00-1:30 PM


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