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Students Attend Social Work Advocacy Day in Jackson, Mississippi

Social Work Advocacy Day was organized by the National Association of Social Workers—Mississippi Chapter with help from the University of Southern Mississippi Social Work Department. The event took place in the state capital of Jackson. Students from Tupelo, DeSoto, and … Continued

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