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35th Annual Social Work Month Celebration

March 3rd, 2015 by socialwork

The School of Social Work is sponsoring its 35th Annual Social Work Month Celebration on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 9:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the e-Center located at 1230 Raymond Road, Jackson, MS. The event will consist of a panel discussion and a luncheon speaker. Roy Thomas, '84 BSW alum, will be the luncheon speaker.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Theresia Ratliff at 601.432.6818.
Social Work Month Celebration Flyer 2015

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School of Social Work Hosts a Red Carpet Gala

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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JSU_0246(1)Dr. Brian Anderson, associate professor of social work, was recently elected to serve as a board member for the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors. His appointment will end in 2016.

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