Congratulations to 2022 VCU Alumni Stars Kimsey, Yeatts
Disrupted by COVID, the VCU Alumni Stars celebration skipped a year, but the wait was worth it for two School of Social Work graduates. The recently biennial recognition returned for the first time since 2019, and Karen Elizabeth Kimsey (M.S.W.’96/SW; Cert.’96/HP) and Emily Yeatts (B.A.’09/WS; B.A.’09/WS; Cert.’09/WS; M.S.W.’12/SW; M.P.H.’12/M; Cert.’12/GPA) were both honored Sept. 29 […]
‘True pioneer’: Schneider’s influence lives on in macro, gerontology
Robert “Bob” Schneider, Ph.D., was a big-picture guy, but one who never overlooked the details. Schneider, a former professor and assistant dean at the VCU School of Social Work for 34 years, passed away Sept. 4, 2020, at age 78. For much of his professional life, the big picture was macro social work. Colleagues remember […]
‘Where’s Bob?’ Peay was a social work fixture for nearly 50 years
Robert “Bob” Peay was known as a fixture – the team’s North Star – on trips abroad with the VCU School of Social Work. Which made his penchant for periodically dropping off the radar even funnier to his fellow travelers. Peay, who retired as emeritus faculty after serving from 1978 to 2005, died March 23 […]
The Power of Social Work
The National Association of Social Worker’s 2020 theme for Social Work Month – March – is Social Work: Generations Strong. So you couldn’t have asked for more perfect timing for 17 VCU School of Social Work alumni to be featured in the recent publication of the VCU Alumni magazine, Shafer Court Connections, and its Power […]
2017 Macro Brew
The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work invites friends of the school to join them for Macro Brew.
Bob Peay selected to be the 2017 VCU School of Social Work Alumni Star
Bob Peay earned his M.S.W. from VCU and served as a field instructor and liaison, an adviser to the Black Student Association and helped establish the Social Work Administration, Planning and Policy Practice Scholarship.