JMU Social Work Organization
The Social Work Organization (SWO) offers the opportunity to socialize, meet professionals, and volunteer in the community. Membership in SWO is open to any student interested in a career in the helping profession.
Expectations of Social Work Organization (SWO) Officers and Membership:
Update and maintain SWO’s portion of the Student Organization bulletin board
Host an early fall semester social event for social work majors
Plan and implement an Annual Social Work Celebration in observation of Social Work Month (March)
Select recipient of the Gregory R. Versen Honorary Social Work Award to be given during the Social Work Celebration
Plan a fall and spring semester fundraising event to help pay for the Social Work Celebration
Promote a fall semester service project
Identify a representative to attend the JMU Majors Fair for undeclared students with social work faculty members
The SWO Faculty Sponsor is Dr. B.J. Bryson
- Check Out the Slide Show from NASW Advocacy Day
- Monday, August 31
Fall Semester Begins
- November 23 - 27
Thanksgiving break – no classes held
- December 14 - 18
- Saturday, December 19
- Interested in the Nonprofit Studies Minor?
Spring 2015 information session announced
- Interested in the Family Studies Minor?
Spring 2015 information sessions announced
Welcome from Social Work
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 >