Labor Day

Program Coordinators Meeting

MSW Program Committee Meeting

Faculty Council Meeting

Please join us for the dedication of the new home of the
College of Social Work in Hamilton College.
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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.

favors squareCoSW student found a home at Palmetto Place Children's shelter

BSW student, Samantha Favors is thankful to having found Palmetto Place Children's shelter.
  Read more from her interview with WLTX here.

Featured Faculty: Susan Parlier

Susan Parlier squareDr. Parlier believes that one barrier to achieving justice is the difficulty of confronting stereotypes about low-income populations. She says that many people believe that if a person has a job, he or she won’t need assistance.

allison ryan squareBSW student Allison Ryan in the News

BSW student, Allison Ryan chose to go to South Africa and stayed at Stellenbosch University, to gain knowledge about higher education in other countries and learn how children thrive in different environments. Click here to read more.

Donor Spotlight: Patrick J. Patterson

Patrick Patterson squareThe College of Social Work is pleased to announce a gift from Patrick to endow The Patterson/Woods Endowed Fellowship Fund. This fund will support students from underrepresented populations that are interested in social, community and economic development.

Rev Daniel Simmons In Memoriam: Emanuel AME Church

The University of South Carolina and the College of Social Work continues to mourn the loss of those killed at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston on June 17th. Three of the victims, Reverend and Senator Clementa Pinckney, Cynthia Graham Hurd and Rev. Daniel Lee Simmons, MSW ’73 were alumni of the University. Click here to read more.


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College of Social Work Notes

Browne, T., Darnell, J., Savage, T., & Brown, A. (2015). Social workers as patient navigators: A review of the literature. Social Work research. DOI: 10.1093/swr/svv017

Strunin, L., Diaz-Martinez, R., Kuranz, S. Hernandez-Avila, C., Pantridge, C., & Fernandez-Varela, H. (2015). Natural mentors and youth drinking: A qualitative study of Mexican youths. Health Education Research, 30(4), 660-670.


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