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BSW students participate in International Research Project
Feb 22, 2017

BSW students in Dr. Peter Fawson’s Research Methods I & Research Methods II  classes, Rachel Brouwer, Heather Eddy, Jessica McKinney, Cassi...

Department of Social Work Faculty Present Scholarly Work at Various Conferences (2016-2017)
Jan 31, 2017

The 2016-2017 academic year has been a busy year to date for the Department of Social Work.  Faculty including Dr. Denise Levy, Ms. Heather Thorp...

Economic Impact of Social Work Students from Appalachian State..
Jan 31, 2017

Heather Thorp, Program Director in the Department of Social Work, recently shared the economic impact of Social Work students serving in their field p...

Department of Social Work BSW Student Nancy Patterson delivers Graduation Keynote Speech at December, 2016 Graduation
Jan 31, 2017

Transfer student, Nancy Patterson, was tapped to give the keynote address during the December 2016 graduation ceremonies. Nancy transferred to Appalac...

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BCHS recognizes Department of Social Work Scholarship Recipients
Sep 29, 2016

On Thursday, September 15, 2016, the Beaver College of Health Sciences recognized College scholarship recipients at their Annual Scholarship Reception...

Marit Barber

Congratulations to University and Departmental Honors student Marit Barber!
Aug 22, 2016

The Department of Social Work is pleased to announce that on August 1st, 2016, University and Departmental Honors Student Marit Barber successfully de...

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Department of Social Work Issues a Position Statement Reaffirming the Dignity and Worth of Every Individual
May 19, 2016

The Department of Social Work position statement reaffirming the dignity and worth of every individual can be viewed at this link (PDF, 30 KB)....

MSW student participated in the Alzheimer's Advocacy Forum in Washington, DC
Apr 25, 2016

Rikki Rogers, a first year Appalachian MSW student, recently participated in the Alzheimer's Advocacy Forum in Washington, DC. Rikki received the oppo...

Rachel Brouwer

Congratulations to University and Departmental Honors student Rachel Brouwer!
Apr 13, 2016

On April 6th, 2016, University and Departmental Honors student Rachel Brouwer successfully defended her honors thesis as the capstone project for her ...

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Three Appalachian MSW Students Compete at 4th Annual MACHE Bowl
Apr 13, 2016

Congratulations to three MSW students for recently competing at the 4th annual MACHE Bowl. Stevie John, a second year MSW student, Kelsey Stone and St...