đź“·Highlights: College of Social Work goes out to the ball game

Dean Miller also had the opportunity to throw out the first pitch prior to the game, throwing a strike to the Wildcat catcher.

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Lexington, Ky. – The University of Kentucky College of Social Work (CoSW) continues to celebrate National Work Month, coming together with faculty, staff, and students at the UK baseball game on March 17.

The CoSW and Dr. Justin “Jay” Miller, Dean and Dorothy A. Miller Research Professor in Social Work Education of CoSW invited all faculty, staff, and alumni to College of Social Work Day at Kentucky Proud Park as the Wildcats run-ruled the Georgia Bulldogs, 12-2, in seven innings.

Miller also had the opportunity to throw out the first pitch prior to the game, throwing a strike to the Wildcat catcher. There was also a tailgate area for the College to come together with fellow CoSW members.

In honor of National Social Work Month, the CoSW also kicked off its campaign “Social Work is Everywhere,” aiming to elevate the visibility of social work, showcasing how social workers play a crucial role in creating support and change in society. 

The CoSW will continue to celebrate National Social Work during the month of March, hosting a multitude of events and highlighting the impactful role of social work across different areas of society. For more information, visit the CoSW National Social Work Month page.

Photo credit Cassie Payne / UK College of Social Work

For 85 years, the University of Kentucky College of Social Work (CoSW) has been a leader in social work education. As a college, we promote community and individual well-being through translational research and scholarship, exemplary teaching, and vital community engagement. We are committed to the people and social institutions throughout Kentucky, the nation, and the world. Like the University, CoSW is an organization that cultivates a diverse academic community characterized by interpersonal fairness and social justice. We are fiercely committed to developing outstanding social work professionals — leaders who will serve individuals, families, and communities through innovative and effective practices that are guided by cultural competency, systematic ethical analysis, and a keen and pragmatic understanding of the human condition.  

đź“·Highlights: College of Social Work goes out to the ball game