Social Work News

Jaquisa Oliver taking social worker oath Read More

Gala celebrates School of Social Work Spring graduates

 |  Chynna Lockett  | 

A Gala was held to celebrate the School of Social Work Spring graduates. About 100 people attended the event, filling the room with bustling conversation. Five students graduating from the Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work programs share why social work motivates them.

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MSW Student Spotlight: Guy Harris

 |  Guy Harris  |  , , ,

"For all those deciding what to do following high school, I encourage you to find your passion, that spark that brings you joy and motivation. If you don’t quite know what you want to do with your life, that is okay. When you find the path that motivates you, take each small step one by one, but don’t stop growing," said MSW student Guy Harris.

Dr. Vanessa Meade Read More

Honoring Mary Louise Rasmuson: School of Social Work faculty Vanessa Meade instrumental in Alaska VA renaming

 |  Catalina Myers  |  ,

On Feb. 24, the Alaska VA Clinic was officially renamed the Colonel Mary Louise Rasmuson Campus of the Alaska VA Healthcare System, a collaborative effort that included both Alaska senators and U.S Representative, as well as the invaluable contributions of Assistant Professor Vanessa Meade in UAA’s School of Social Work.

A $1.5 million grant coordinated by Recover Alaska was presented to the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Social Work, which will significantly increase enrollment capacity, establish a pathway to licensure for graduates, add faculty and staffing, and offer continuing education to maintain clinical licenses. Read More

UAA receives $1.5M to increase social worker workforce

 |  Green & Gold  |  , ,

A $1.5 million grant coordinated by Recover Alaska was presented to the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Social Work, which will significantly increase enrollment capacity, establish a pathway to licensure for graduates, add faculty and staffing, and offer continuing education to maintain clinical licenses.

a teacher in a circle with her students Read More

6 COH graduate students accepted to Project BLENDS

 |  Ahliil Saitanan  |  , , ,

Project BLENDS is pleased to announce that it has accepted six College of Health graduate students for the 2022-2023 school year.