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UM Student Orientation Leader Talks Love For Social Work

In an interview with the Oxford Citizen, Cole Putman, rising senior, talks about his job as a student orientation leader at the University of Mississippi. The article wrote, “Cole can be found getting snacks, giving directions, and giving tours of … Continued

Clayton Overcomes Addiction, Homelessness to Earn UM Degree

Dedication and hard work helps grandfather turn his life around while helping others MAY 9, 2016 BY MICHAEL NEWSOM OXFORD, Miss. – In 2008, Ricky Clayton was in his early 50s, lost in the throes of a life-threatening painkiller addiction and homeless … Continued

Social Work Student Wins Morris K. Udall Scholarship

OXFORD, Miss. – Every leap year since 2008, a University of Mississippi student has been surprised with a Morris K. Udall Scholarship. This year is no exception, as Grace Sullivan became the university’s third recipient of the prestigious academic award. … Continued

Social Work Department Makes Huge Strides

OXFORD, Miss. – With a significant climb in national rankings and the hiring of tenure-track faculty, the Department of Social Work at the University of Mississippi is experiencing unprecedented growth. Dr. Jandel Crutchfield presents her social work research. U.S. News … Continued

Social Work Advocacy Day 2016

Join us and NASW-MS chapter at our state capitol in Jackson for the 2016 Social Work Advocacy Day. This year our press conference theme will focus on the foster care system in Mississippi, and the reality of success. The advocacy day … Continued

Volunteers Needed!

The Rethinking Mass Incarceration in the South 2016 Conference is needing student volunteers.  More on the conference here. Please contact Dr. Amy Fisher at or 662.915.1344 if you are interested.  Volunteers will able to attend the conference for free and rumor … Continued

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