School of Social Work

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

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Panel discussion ‘Where Do I Belong? Black Faces Navigating White Spaces’

The VCU School of Social Work’s Office of Student Success was pleased to present a panel discussion with the Brothas in Social Work Collective on Feb. 15: “Where Do I Belong? Black Faces Navigating White Spaces.” The session is available on YouTube. Please check it out to get the perspectives of panelists James Bell III, D.S.W.; Christopher Scott, M.S.W., CSWA; and VCU […]

Interim Dean Gomez: What to know for the Fall 2022 semester

As interim dean of the VCU School of Social Work, I am excited to usher in a new academic year starting Aug. 23! We are welcoming several hundred new students as well as new faculty and staff or those transitioning to different roles. We are pleased to be offering amazing opportunities for engagement and connectivity.  […]

Welcome fall 2018 incoming students

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work welcomes all fall 2018 incoming students.

Huy Ho receives William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship

Huy Ho, a clinical concentration M.S.W. student, recognized early on that there is a growing need to support  individuals transitioning into older age and their evolving needs. Huy plans to continue exploring ways to improve the lives of senior citizens. This scholarship promotes and encourages social work practice specialization in the area of aging and […]

Student Spotlight: M. Kristin Lennox

Kristin Lennox, a Virginia Commonwealth University B.S.W. alumna and current M.S.W. student, wasn’t’ sure what to expect when she met with Cameron Carter, assistant professor in teaching in the School of Social Work, in August 2015. “I was only anticipating to find out if the school was planning any more cultural immersion opportunities,” said Lennox. […]

B.S.W. students recognized at national conference

Recently at a national conference, three Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work B.S.W. students were recognized for their social work prowess, entrepreneurship and leadership abilities.

M.S.W. student, Sara Tolentino receives, the M.S.W. Distance Education Scholarship

Congratulation M.S.W. Distance Education Scholarship recipient M.S.W. Sara Tolentino. Sara is one of three recipients this year to receive the DE scholarship. This scholarship was established to assist part-time M.S.W students in the Distance Education Program who exhibits academic excellence and potential leadership in the profession. Sara has continued to learn and grow and though […]

M.S.W. student Mackenzie Waters receives Anne Fischer Scholarship

Congratulations to M.S.W. student Mackenzie Waters. Mackenzie is the recipient of the 2014-2015 Anne Fischer Scholarship. This scholarship was established through a gift from Anne Fischer (M.S.W. ’47) a former caseworker with a long history of social work practice in the Richmond, Virginia area. Mackenzie Waters is currently enrolled in as an advance standing student […]

B.S.W. student, Jennifer Jones, receives the Virginia Council on Social Welfare Scholarship

Congratulations to B.S.W. student, Junior Jennifer Jones, on being awarded to 2014-2015 Virginia Council on Social Welfare Scholarship. The Virginia Council on Social Welfare Scholarship was established through a gift. The Scholarship provides need-based aid to an upper-level B.S.W. student who is a Virginia resident. Jennifer has recently was sworn in as a Court Appointed Special […]

M.S.W. student, Jasmine Turner, receives the Mel C. Whipple Scholarship.

Congratulations to M.S.W student Jasmine Turner for receiving the 2014-2015 Mel C. Whipple Scholarship. Established by Mel C. Whipple (M.S.W. ’72), an alumna who maintained successful private practice in the Richmond, Virginia area. This scholarship supports an M.S.W. student who exhibits a demonstrated understanding of African-American culture and an interest in pursuing a career in […]

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