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Lineberry’s Champions of Accessibility Award highlights a banner year for Ph.D. Program

The news that Ph.D. student Sarah Lineberry has been named a winner of VCU’s Champions of Accessibility Award for 2021 capped a notable academic year for her and her colleagues in the School of Social Work doctoral program. Lineberry was one of nine winners university-wide and one of only two students to earn the champions […]

Fall 2020 updates from the dean, associate dean

Dear School of Social Work Students, Welcome to the 2020-2021 academic year at the VCU School of Social Work. Last week, we kicked off the fall semester with orientation and welcome sessions for one of our largest ever incoming classes – 298 M.S.W. students, 79 new B.S.W. students, and 4 new Ph.D. students – who […]

School of Social Work FAQs for fall 2020 instruction

A resource compiled by VCU School of Social Work administrators, faculty and staff. Preamble We have heard concerns from some students about the decisions we have made to adapt our programs to the constraints of VCU’s return to campus plan. We want to communicate, first of all, that we recognize that the decision to limit […]

2020: Key dates, what’s happening at School of Social Work

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 […]

A year in review: Q&A with second-year Ph.D. students

Meet three Ph.D. students who represent the close-knit community of learners who engage in courageous scholarship, intense self-reflection and critical thought.

New agreement between VCU and Reynolds Community College to make social work degrees more accessible, affordable

Virginia Commonwealth University has signed a deal with Reynolds Community College to allow eligible Reynolds students who earn an associate’s degree in pre-social work to transfer to VCU and complete their bachelor’s degree at the School of Social Work in as little as four semesters. The School of Social Work’s new articulation agreement with Reynolds Community College is the second […]

VCU participates in CSWE Annual Program Meeting 2014

Its that time of year again. Social work faculty, staff and Ph.D. students are traveling to attend the annual Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting. This year’s meeting is being held this week in Tampa, Fl. Thirteen Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work Ph.D. students will be in attendance and presenting on a variety of […]

This is why I am a social worker. This is why I chose VCU.

On the surface social work may seem like any other helping profession. Social workers help families, groups, communities and individuals enhance their well-being. They encourage others to develop skills and abilities to find new solutions and resolve today’s problems for a better tomorrow. What makes a professional social worker stand out is their training and commitment […]

Ph.D. program update

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social work Ph.D. Program Director, Sarah Kye Price, Ph.D. has recently announced her decision to step down as program director to focus on her research to advance maternal and child health and enhance mental health services for women during and around the time of pregnancy. In her role as director, Price made […]

School of Social Work’s M.S.W. Program Distance Education ranked among the best

Recently, Create a Career, an online resource for important information for specific occupations, created a list of the 20 best online M.S.W. programs. VCU School of Social Work’s Distance Education option, an online and on-campus hybrid master’s program, was listed as the fourth best online M.S.W. program. Located in Richmond, VA, Virginia Commonwealth University features […]

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