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Congratulations to Dr. Peter Fawson and Dr. Jack Kwong!
May 13, 2022

Dr. Peter Fawson (Social Work) and Dr.

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Congratulations to University and Departmental Honors Student, Dianne Tousley!
May 13, 2022

BSW student Dianne Tousley successfully defended her thesis as the culmination of her studies as a Departmental Honors student. 

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School Social Work Week - March 6-12, 2022
Mar 1, 2022

Next week, March 6-12, 2022, is National School Social Work Week! 


Social Work and Nursing Students - Serving Meals with Dignity in New York City
May 28, 2019

A group of Social Work and Nursing students, along with their professors, spent a week in New York City and volunteered with the All Souls...

Social Work Students Honored at BCHS Student Awards Ceremony 2018-2019
Apr 29, 2019

Boone, NC — On April 10, 2019, the Beaver College of Health Sciences held their annual Student Awards Ceremony and honored a total of 26 stu

Volunteer to Director - ASU MSW Alumna, Heather Canipe, Forges Career and Makes a Difference
Mar 25, 2019

 An experience as a student volunteer while at Appalachian State University sparked a career path for Heather Canipe ’08 ’10.

New Initiative and Staff Position for ASU MSW Alumna, Mollie Mellishrencken, with Aim to Reduce Jail Recidivism
Mar 25, 2019

A new initiative to reduce recidivism at the Watauga County jail is already receiving positive feedback, with one inmate calling it an “insp

Pritzker Fellow, ASU MSW Alumna Crystal Kelly, to Collaborate with Community on Development of Early Childhood Programs
Mar 25, 2019

Appalachian State University alumna Crystal Kelly ’00 ’09, who holds a master’s degree in social work, has been selected to dire

Congratulations to University and Departmental Honors student Lyndsay Wilcox!
Apr 10, 2018

The Department of Social Work is pleased to announce that on Friday, January 19th, 2018, University and Departmental Honors Student Lyndsay...

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.

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...

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.

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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...