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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Sarah Smith (junior, Communication) is testing her interests, honing her skills, and finding lots of inspiration through some very different internships. She's gained confidence and learned to take risks. "It can be hard to juggle internships, class work, extracurriculars, and working to support myself, while still trying to enjoy the college experience," she says. "But this has allowed me to figure out what is most important to me."
Through Headbands of Hope, Jessica Ekstrom (Communication '13) embodies NC State's Think and Do approach to addressing challenges, even those faced by little girls who have cancer.
Dean Jeff Braden became a social work student for a day, handing over leadership of Humanities and Social Sciences to Caterina Schenck. Student Braden and Dean Schenck share their experiences -- that included an educational summit with UNC President Tom Ross, NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson, Governor McCrory and others -- and their insights in this post.
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."