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UM Social Work Gives Presentations at Tuskegee University

On October 9th through 14th, UM’s Social Work Department presented three paper sessions at the Alabama-Mississippi Social Work Conference at Tuskegee University. Dr. Jandel Crutchfield, visiting assistant professor, presented Enhancing Blackboard through Google+ Hangouts. As online education expands to universities across the country, social … Continued

Dr. Gerald Mallon Visits Social Work Department

Dr. Gerald Mallon, Julia Lathrop Professor of Child Welfare and Executive Director of the National Center for Child Welfare Excellence, gave a presentation to UM’s Social Work department on August 12th, 2014. Mallon’s presentation, “Building and Translating Practice Knowledge and Evidence … Continued

Social Work Department Welcomes New Chair

Out of the blue, Dr. Daphne Cain received an e-mail from the University of Mississippi asking if she would consider a position as department chair of Social Work. “I was surprised to get the e-mail,” Cain said, “and flattered.” She … Continued

UM-DeSoto Social Work Students Featured on Fox 13 News

The University of Mississippi-DeSoto campus’ Student Social Work Organization (SSWO) has teamed up with Diersen Charities Federal Community Corrections Center throughout the fall 2010 semester. Along with collecting books for the organization, the chapter also held a business clothing drive … Continued