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For over 80 years, the University of Kentucky College of Social Work has been a leader in social work education. Our mission is clear: Through rigorous research, excellence in instruction, and steadfast service, the College works to improve the human condition. Always, in all ways.

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CoSW’s Garcia named RWJF Fellow

CoSW’s Garcia named RWJF Fellow

We are proud to announce that Antonio Garcia, associate professor in the College of Social Work, has been selected to
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UK Social Work, National Association of Public Defense Partner to Study Self-Care Among Public Defense Professionals

UK Social Work, National Association of Public Defense Partner to Study Self-...

While working in public defense can undoubtedly be challenging, research shows that those working in that field face many of
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UK Social Work Launches Program to Support Kinship Caregivers

UK Social Work Launches Program to Support Kinship Caregivers

By Lindsey Piercy. LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2020) — More and more family members are providing safe homes to children of
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Events


October 1, 2020, 12:00 pm
Virtual Field Orientation and Advising

Virtual Field Orientation and Advising

Field Orientation and Advising: Spring 2021 SW 640 Foundation Practicum (2ndoffering) Time: Oct 1, 2020, 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) via Zoom. Email
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October 1, 2020, 12:00 pm
Virtual DSW Info Session

Virtual DSW Info Session

Interested in pursuing your Doctorate of Social Work (DSW)? Have questions about the program? Wondering what your capstone project will look like? Join us for
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October 1, 2020, 2:00 pm
Open Office Hours with Sara Green (MSW)

Open Office Hours with Sara Green (MSW)

Graduate advisor, Sara Green, will be holding open office hours for MSW students from 2 to 3:30 PM on the first Tuesday of the Month.
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Student Spotlights


Doctoral Candidate Receives ISTSS Student Registration Award

Doctoral Candidate Receives IST...

Theresia Pachner, a doctoral candidate at the College of Social Work, has received a Student Registration Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
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Q&A with Shauna Kitts

Q&A with Shauna Kitts

Undergraduate student Shauna Kitts was recently announced as one of the 31 new 2020 Chellgren Student Fellows. Kitts, a first-generation student in the College of
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Emily Moseley Awarded HDI’s Paul Kevin Burberry Award

Emily Moseley Awarded HDI’s Pau...

Story by Beth Potter, HDI Director of Information Services The University of Kentucky (UK) Human Development Institute (HDI) has awarded the prestigious Paul Kevin Burberry
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Shyan Stivers

Shyan Stivers

University of Kentucky (UKY) student, Shyan Stivers, was recently awarded a Legislative Research Commission (LRC) fellowship through the 2020-2021 Graduate Fellows Program in Frankfort, KY.
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Alumni Spotlights


Nada Shalash

Nada Shalash

Nada Shalash graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Social Work in May 2019. While at UK, she earned
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Jamyle Cannon

Jamyle Cannon

It’s a weeknight in Chicago. The city streets and sidewalks are crowded — filled with the hustle and bustle of
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Briana Sowers

Briana Sowers

For Briana Sowers, a College of Social Work student, it came in the form of supportive and empowering faculty and
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Anna Villarreal

Anna Villarreal

Anna Villarreal, who started as a finance and economics major at the University of Kentucky, realized three years into her
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