University of Kentucky College of Social Work Student Social Work Association

Current Officers –

  • Co-president (senior) – Shanae Minnett
  • Co-president (junior) – Paige VanPelt
  • Secretary – Allison Haste
  • Service and Social Activity Coordinator – Janell Walls


The Social Work Association is a student-led organization that aims to build relationships within the College of Social Work while providing service to the Lexington community. It is the purpose of the SWA to: (A) promote social justice while providing community service, (B) provide opportunities for continuing education, and (C) develop students as professional social workers.

All those interested in social work and service are encouraged to join SWA and can contact Kalea Benner ( for more information.


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