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Honoring student excellence for 2023-24

The VCU School of Social Work is pleased to recognize the academic and service excellence of more than 100 students for the 2023-2024 academic year. Honors include participation of students who were recognized for their pursuit as applicants for prestigious scholarships and fellowships through VCU’s National Scholarship Office; VCU and School of Social Work annual […]

B.S.W. student Austin Ezzard wins VCU’s signature award for cross-cultural relations

B.S.W. student Austin Ezzard is one of two student winners of the Tristen Sloane Presidential Award for Community Multicultural Enrichment, announced in April as part of VCU’s Presidential Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment (PACME). Along with Ezzard, other winners are:  Ezzard is a graduating senior who received a number of awards during the 2022-2023 year, and […]

Hero of the Game: Athletics honors Frank Baskind

Frank Baskind, Ph.D., dean emeritus and professor in the VCU School of Social Work, was honored in December by VCU Athletics as a Hero of the Game. Dr. Baskind, who has been at VCU since 1992 and served as dean of the school from 1992-2008, was recognized Dec. 30, 2023, when VCU hosted Gardner-Webb in […]

3 with social work ties receive Burnside Watstein LGBTQIA Awards

Four members of the VCU and Richmond community were honored March 31 with the annual Burnside Watstein LGBTQIA Awards – three with connections to the School of Social Work, continuing a tradition of recipients from the school. Awardees are Julian Kevon Glover, Ph.D., of the VCU Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies; Melissa-Irene Jackson; Beck […]

Honoring student excellence for 2022-23

The VCU School of Social Work is pleased to recognize the academic and service excellence of nearly 250 students as we close the 2022-2023 academic year. Honors include major national awards through the VCU Scholarship Office, VCU and School of Social Work annual awards, Phi Alpha Honor Society inductees, and B.S.W. students who earned Dean’s […]

With Critical Language Scholarship and Fulbright honors, B.S.W. student Kemp focused on ‘global citizenship’

The positive impact a social worker had on his family as a child helped put Oscar Kemp on a path from Danville, Virginia; to Virginia Commonwealth University; and, starting this summer, to East Africa. Kemp will earn his Bachelor of Social Work degree from the VCU School of Social Work on May 12. Earlier in […]

Social work field director Shenita Williams sweeps dissertation honors

Shenita Williams, Ph.D., not only became the new director of field education at the VCU School of Social Work this summer, she also has swept two honors for her dissertation as a doctoral student in the VCU School of Education. Dr. Williams, who joined the School of Social Work in the spring and became field […]

Ph.D. student Matt Morgan earns national fellowship that provides dissertation support

Matt Morgan has laid the foundations of what likely will become his Ph.D. dissertation at the VCU School of Social Work. He now has a leg up on that process, having been named to a nationwide cohort of 10 pre-dissertation fellows by the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGE-SW). “I am incredibly honored,” […]

School honors excellence for 2021-22 school year

The VCU School of Social Work is pleased to recognize the academic and service excellence of nearly 100 students (plus faculty and staff) as we close the 2021-2022 academic year. Honors include our annual student awards, scholarship recognition and/or induction into our Phi Alpha Honor Society; 12 students received multiple honors. In addition, Hollee McGinnis, […]

Office of Field Education names 2022 award winners

The VCU School of Social Work is pleased to announce the six recipients of its 2022 Office of Field Education awards. Outstanding Community Partner Award Here for the Girls, Melissa Weaver (B.S.W.’99/SW; M.S.W.’06/SW) Nomination excerpt: Excellent and growing intern program with outstanding focus on client needs. Provide interns with opportunities, inspiration and support.  Criteria: An […]

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