Introducing the 2016 Federal Policy Fellows
The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to announce the Federal Policy Fellows for 2016. The Federal Policy Fellows is a unique hands-on educational opportunity for social work students to travel to Washington D.C. to learn about policy making from lobbyists, advocates and policy makers. The 2015 Federal Policy Fellows visited the […]
Inaugural fellowship takes students to D.C.
Hands-on experience is essential to social work education. It reinforces the material taught in the classroom and provides opportunities for students to apply and practice what they have learned. The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work recognizes the importance of experience in education and is dedicated to not only providing opportunities for student experience but increasing […]
Students go to D.C. to engage policymakers
Congratulations to Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work inaugural B.S.W. Federal Policy Fellows. The B.S.W. Federal Policy Fellow is an undergraduate student opportunity designed specifically to provide hands-on experience for B.S.W. juniors and seniors interested in shaping of federal policy. The fellows will accompany fellowship organizers and school faculty members, Matt Bogenschutz, Ph.D. and […]
Faculty spotlight: Matt Bogenshutz, Ph.D.
Matt Bogenschutz, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Social Work, joined VCU’s faculty in 2013. As a dedicated advocate, Matt not only works to influence social policy but to inspire his students seek positive change. Take a moment and get to know this inspirational faculty member.
Meet the school’s newest faculty members
Matthew BogenSchutz VCU School of Social Work assistant professor Matthew Bogenschutz, Ph.D., is conducting research on community engagement and the policies that influence social change. “I’m attracted to the VCU School of Social Work because they value community-engaged research and Virginia is experiencing some huge changes in how Virginians with disabilities are supported. I would […]