Melissa Pappas established a scholarship for first-generation social work students to honor her immigrant parents’ values of hard work and higher education.
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In fall 2018 Colorado State University’s School of Social Work will launch a new curriculum focused more definitively on economic, environmental, and social justice, for preparing versatile leaders in professional and ethical generalist social work practice.
Colorado State University School of Social Work Ph.D. student’s educational journey, combined with a career devoted to the public good, led her to research retention of caseworkers in public child welfare while pursuing her degree from the school’s doctoral program.
Helen Holmquist-Johnson has been named director of the Human-Animal Bond in Colorado program in Colorado State University’s School of Social Work.
Kelly Maycumber, field education coordinator at Colorado State University’s School of Social Work, will focus primarily on placing undergraduate students into internships in the community as part of the social work major.
On Wed., Feb. 14, at 3:30 p.m. in the LSC Grey Rock Room, the School of Social Work will hold its annual networking reception for social work students.
Last month, Field Education Coordinator Mary Carraher retired from the School of Social Work, bookending a career that includes work with the developmentally disabled, children and youth, homeless families, and just prior to CSU, 25 years as an executive director for Project Self-Sufficiency, a non-profit assisting single parents in Larimer County.
Albert Bimper will present “The Paradox of the Black Athlete,” sponsored by the School of Social Work’s Diversity and Human Rights Committee, on Monday, February 5, in Lory Student Center Room 312 at 12 p.m. This event is free and open to all members of campus and community.
Sarah Green will graduate in December from CSU’s Distance Master of Social Work program. For the past three years, Green has been working with fellow students in a Colorado Springs cohort group.
Assistant Professor Shannon Hughes will lead the development and evaluation of a new program to address mental health care for young adults, without the use of psychotropic drugs.