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PHOTO:JMU Volunteers at RAME

Students Volunteer Medical Assistance in Rural Areas

This semester students traveled to RAM sites in Grundy and Lee County, VA. as a part of Social Work 314: Rural Health, a course facilitated by Dr. Laura Hunt Trull.

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PHOTO: Nancy Poe

Social Work Educator of the Year Named

November 11, 2015

Dr. Nancy Poe was recently named the winner of the Virginia Social Work Education Consortium’s (VSWEC) 2015 Educator of the Year award.

PHOTO: Lake GenevaOffering Hope for the Future

September 28, 2015

This past summer, JMU Social Work student Bryanna Sniadecki received a scholarship from the International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG) to participate in their Group Work Camp at George Williams College.

PHOTO:Harold and Haley Lipton

A Social Work Pioneer with Connections

September 22, 2015

JMU student, Haley Lipton follows Social Work Pioneer and grandfather, Harold Lipton into the field of Social Work. Mr. Lipton has been recognized by National Association of Social Workers (NASW) as a professional pioneer.

PHOTO: Rashema Jefferson

Social Work Student Receives NCORE Scholarship

August 31, 2015

Rashema Jefferson (’15) has been chosen as a Student Scholar for the Annual National Conference for Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE).


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Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. More >