The Role of Faith in Healing and Health

Congregations and Health: Research Directions

Chasing the American Dream


The College of Social Work

We collaborate with the local, national, and international community to promote social well-being and social justice through dynamic teaching, research, and service.


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New MSW Curriculum

The College of Social Work is pleased to announce changes to our MSW program beginning 2014-2015!


Featured Faculty: Steve Lize

Lize S150Trained as a sociologist, Dr. Steve Lize knows that there are always opportunities to make change. And from a young age, Dr. Lize has taken advantage of those opportunities.

Open HouseNewsStoryCenter for Child & Family Studies Open House

The Center for Child and Family Studies showcased its research faculty and staff and explored collaboration with the college.


Featured Alumni: Katrina Spigner

Spigner K300When Katrina Spigner enrolled in the USC College of Social Work, she knew she wanted to use her master’s degree to solve problems on a larger scale than one family at a time.


COSW NASWCOSW Faculty and Students at NASW-SC

Teen violence, kinship care, and the ACA were some of the topics presented by COSW faculty and students at the NASW-SC Spring Symposium.

Faculty Notes

Pippin Whitaker has received the NIH National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities Loan Repayment Program Award, 2013-2015.

Lynch, S., DeHart, D., Belknap, J., Green, B., & Johnson, K. (November, 2013). Mental health as a mediator of trauma exposure and criminal offending in women. Paper presentation at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Philadelphia, PA.

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