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Please join us for our Spring Career Expo for Social Work Majors on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon in the JSU Student Center – Ballroom A. More than 25 social work empoyers will be on hand to receive resumes and answer questions. A few of the agencies include: Hinds Behavioral Health Services, Youth Villages, Southern Christian Services, the City of Jackson – Early Childhood Development Program and others. Please click on the career expo link for additional information.
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School Hosts Red Carpet Gala April 11th

March 3rd, 2015 by socialwork

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The School of Social Work at Jackson State University is hosting a "Red Carpet" Gala on Saturday, April 11, 2015 in the JSU Student Center, Ballrooms A & B from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Proceeds from the event will provide financial assistance to students and  fund faculty and student professional development activities. For additional information, please contact Paula Boyd at 601.979.2631.

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Value of Social Work Prompts $25,000 donation

January 26th, 2015 by webmaster

Kim Adams, CEO, Social Work p.r.n., presented a $25,000 check to Jackson State University’s College of Public Service – School of Social Work.  Based in Overland Park, Kansas, the company is a social work staffing, temporary and permanent placement, consultation, clinical social work supervision and training and education organization. The funds will be earmarked for student scholarships.

After Hurricane Katrina, Social Work, p.r.n., opened an office in Jackson, Mississippi. The JSU School of Social Work relationship began when Mrs. Joan Upshaw, founder of Social Work p.r.n., provided field placements for students.  Mrs. Upshaw died in 2010. Kim Adams, CEO, said her mother Joan Upshaw would be proud of this contribution.  Ms. Adams added that the company plans to continue giving scholarships “as long as we fiscally can.”

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