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Updates from the Department of Social Works' Student Organizations

The Student Affairs Committee meets once a month and is currently chaired by Dr. Willa Casstevens. The Student Affairs Committee reviews and updates policies/procedures for the Department of Social Work, including material in the Student Handbooks of the BSW and MSW programs. Under the auspices of Dr. Natalie Ames, its previous Chair, the Student Affairs Committee initiated development of a [...]


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National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Women's Advocacy Day Reception - The Packs' Passion for Policy

On Monday, February 23rd 2015, 18 Seaboard, a popular restaurant in Raleigh, North Carolina, was teeming with women on a mission. Though the women were of all races, religions, ethnicities, ages, and various personal backgrounds, the group shared one common goal; to make their voices heard with their passion for civic engagement. The event was arranged by the National Association [...]


Point of View: Shooting Victims Left Students With Something to Stand For

English major and Technician editor Katherine Kehoe says the deaths of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha "left us something to stand for. ... Throughout their lives they spread a message of love and giving to those in need. They didn’t deserve to die, and as a community we know the next step in honoring these people is fighting to keep senseless acts of hatred and violence from ending more lives and breaking more hearts."


Student Researches Electronic Music Subcultures, Immigrant Treatment

The subculture of electronic dance music. How immigrants are represented in national media. Undergraduate Shelby Coury (sociology and anthropology) says the research she’s conducted in these disparate areas has been challenging, eye-opening, and hugely beneficial. She has gained experience, knowledge and confidence in her abilities as a researcher.