School of Social Work

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

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VCU offering online undergraduate social work courses for Fall 2022

The nationally ranked Virginia Commonwealth School of Social Work is launching a selection of online courses for its Bachelor of Social Work degree, providing more flexible access for students who aspire to become change-making social workers and help address the critical need for mental health professionals in the commonwealth. Junior-level social work courses will be […]

M.S.W. Program Director Melissa Stewart retiring after 21 years with school

Melissa Stewart, Ph.D., is happy she will get a chance to participate in one final VCU School of Social Work Commencement ceremony, after the 2020 event was switched from in-person to virtual because of COVID-19.  With the return of an in-person ceremony in 2021, Stewart will be able to say one last goodbye – albeit […]

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 […]

New faculty in focus: Kimberly Compton, Maurice Gattis, Basil Gooden, Carrie Hartwell

The four newest members of the VCU School of Social Work faculty are two instructors for the Online M.S.W. Program and two visiting scholars who are part of the university’s iCubed initiative (Institute for Inclusion, Inquiry and Innovation). We caught up with them and asked about their experiences so far in the 2019-20 academic year. […]