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
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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
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
March 3rd, 2016: Dr. Viktor Burlaka and Dr. Tess Lefmann spent the day in Jackson, MS at UMMC presenting and discussing their research. Dr. Lefmann, assistant professor in the Dept. of Social Work, shared her research about the effects of … Continued
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
The Rethinking Mass Incarceration in the South 2016 Conference is needing student volunteers. More on the conference here. Please contact Dr. Amy Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org or 662.915.1344 if you are interested. Volunteers will able to attend the conference for free and rumor … Continued
Join us in at the Tupelo campus for a truly inspirational event celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth. Free and open to all! Thursday, 2/25 at UM-Tupelo, 12-1pm. Click here.
Ms. Kaylynn Gaines, Ronal E. McNair Program Scholar and senior in the undergraduate social work program, has article published in the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program Journal. “Self-rated health of low-socioeconomic non-Hispanic Whites in Mississippi” can be found the … Continued
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Regina Chambers, master of social work student at the University of Mississippi, recently attended a nine week internship with one week training and debrief at the Washington, D.C. for Union Summer, a program in which participants are introduced to the labor movement through … Continued