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Domestic ViolenceIn recognition of Domestic Violence Month and Latasha Norman, a Jackson State University student who was a victim of domestic violence and subsequently killed, the Bachelor of Social Work Program’s Student Association – College of Public Service – hosted a Domestic Violence Awareness Forum on October 29, 2014.  The forum was preceded by a balloon release in front of the Student Center.  Panelists resoundingly noted that education and awareness are critical in dealing with domestic violence.

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Five Bachelor of Social Work students participated in the Blueprint Mississippi Social Business Challenge.  The competition is a student-led initiative that charged students with developing a business plan that may be adopted by businesses in the future. The student participants were: Hali Rose Wszolek, Alexis Woods, Wessie Sims, Terrance Moore, and Regina Wilcox-Lewis. Their team developed a plan that promoted diversity in the workplace. The competition was held on November 12, 2014. Faculty advisers were Mrs. Candace Carter and Dr. Shonda Lawrence.

 

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Congratulations are extended to Marsha Williams Darnell for successfully defending her dissertation, Living with Childhood Sexual Abuse and Substance Dependence: A Pilot Case Study of Three Male Survivors!

Timothy Neyland successfully defended his dissertation, African American Fatherhood Involvement: The Myth of the Invisible Man.

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