School of Social Work

No. 28 M.S.W. Program in the U.S.

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Social work students celebrated at Black History in the Making event

In 1983, Daryl Dance, Ph.D., distinguished scholar of African American and Caribbean literature at Virginia Commonwealth University, established Black History in the Making. Black history in the Making is an event centered around the achievements of African American students around cultural competency, academic rigor and community service. To date, more than 550 students have been recognized by […]

Community spotlight: The Daily Planet

Virginia Commonwealth University prides itself on working closely with organizations in the Richmond Community. The School of Social Work is no exception. The school works closely with over 500 community partners to offer students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in the field. One community partner is The Daily Planet, located on W. Grace St. […]

Social Work, Pharmacy, Medicine: VCU students team up to control diabetes

CrossOver Healthcare Ministry, a Richmond-based health clinic that delivers pro bono medical care to low-income uninsured individuals, brings together volunteers, staff and learners from various disciplines — in keeping with a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to patient care. CrossOver provides primary care, dental, vision, counseling, pharmacy and a number of subspecialties at each of its two […]