Tag: Fall 2020 Return

Fall 2020 Convocation

In her Convocation address on Aug. 28, alumna Jackie Washington (B.S.W.’16/SW; M.S.W.’17/SW) reminded all of us how important – and revolutionary – it is to acknowledge our feelings and emotions.  As social workers, we know that means both self-care and community solidarity because we are living and learning together not in a sterile laboratory, but […]

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 […]

Dean Angell’s student update on fall 2020 semester

Dear SSW Students, VCU has created the One VCU: Responsible Together plan that outlines a phased approach to reopening campus that prioritizes student, faculty, and staff safety. This update provides information about how these guidelines and procedures will affect students in our B.S.W., M.S.W. and Ph.D. programs. Student Responsibilities. As described in VCU’s plan, students […]