Department of Social Work School of Health and Human Sciences Department of Social Work School of Health and Human Sciences Social Work Emeritus Faculty Dr. Jacalyn Claes, Professor Emeritus Susan Dennison, Professor Emeritus Dr. Cathryne L. Schmitz, Professor Emeritus Dr. Tom Scullion, Professor Emeritus Virginia Stephens, Professor Emeritus News and EventsDr. Meredith Powers is quoted for her climate change expertise in "Social Work Today" HHS Dean Carl Mattacola gives Social Work and GCSTOP a Shout Out on "Triad Today" interview! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson reappointed as co-chair of the CSWE Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity! Pickleball Complex to Open May 23rd! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson was accepted as a Fellow for the HHS Office of Research Summer Grant Writing Fellows Program! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson selected to receive HHS Graduate Research Assistant Award! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson receives HHS Research Grant Top-Off Funding! Dr. Meredith Powers is in the latest NASW-NC Newsletter. Click to read her article on Climate Change and Migration! Wineburg's Web: a feature on Dr. Wineburg's career, impact, and influence! Dr. Daniel Rhodes on the importance of Peacemaking Circles and the Summit Avenue Apartments. JMSW Student Courtnee Powell receives the University’s Award for Outstanding Junior Graduate Research Assistant! Dr. Meredith Powers has been named a Sustainability Faculty Fellow of 2019-20! Social Work Department and the HHS Day of Gratitude! Dr. Melissa R. Floyd-Pickard received new funding from the Guilford County Department of Public Health for the project “Expansion of the GCSTOP Program in Guilford County.” Students and Faculty engage in the NC-NASW Advocacy Day! Dr. Wineburg interviewed by UNCG Special Collections and University Archives! Dr. Meredith Powers and Dr. Cathryne Schmitz will participate on a panel discussion, "Peace, Social, and Environmental Justice: Writing of Peace and Conflict Studies and Social Work Faculty at UNCG" on February 21 at Scuppernong Books! Dr. Yarneccia d. Dyson will present "Herstory: The Use of Womanism As An Epistemological Lens to Explore Sexual Health Risks and Lived Experiences of Women of Color in College" on Thursday, March 21! Dr. Rebecca Adams interviewed for "15 Years of Facebook Friendships." Read about GCSTOP's impact on opiod deaths less than a year since inception! "The catalyst: Lelia Moore made the most of opportunities to benefit the most vulnerable in Guilford County." Click to read about her influence on the Congregational Social Work Education Initiative! Field Calendar for BSW Seniors - Spring 2019 (PDF) Field Calendar for BSW Juniors - Spring 2019 (PDF) Dr. Meredith Powers was featured in the NASW NC Newsletter on environmental justice and the recent impact of hurricanes on NC communities! Civil Rights, Food Justice, and Climate Change Event on Monday, November 12th! Read about Dr. Tyreasa Washington's visit to UKZN's Social Work Department! Job Announcements for Joint Doctorate in Social Work Program! Dr. Jay Poole received new funding from Cone Health Foundation for the project “Harm Reduction Clinics.” Professor Fran Pearson received new funding from Cone Health Foundation for the project “Congregational Social Work Education Initiative (CSWEI 2018-2019).” Click here to sign up for one of the Fall JMSW Information Sessions! Dr. Meredith Powers explores intersection of social work, sustainability Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson wins the 2018-2019 Linda Arnold Carlisle Research Grant! The Fall 2018 BSW Field Calendar (PDF) is now available! Dr. Meredith Powers receives funding from The Junior League of Greensboro for the project “Parks for All People: Promoting Health and Wellness by Engaging Aging Populations in Public Parks." Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson appointed to CSWE Leadership Position! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson named one of the 2018 Faculty First Awardees for her study: An Examination of Psychosocial and Environmental Factors As Predictors of Risk for HIV in African American College Students enrolled at HBCU’s and MSI’s! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson selected as a subject matter expert in a Diabetes Self-Management and Support (DSMES) meeting UNC Sytem Board of Governors Approves New Joint PhD in Social Work! Dr. Bob Wineburg: Faith initiative centers on helping certain institutions, not the poor and needy Dr. Jay Poole received new funding from Cone Health Foundation for the project “College Park Clinic." Dr. Tanya Coakley's "Barbershop Talks" is featured on WFMY News2! Dr. Tanya Coakley's work on how black men talk to their sons about sexual health is featured on NPR! Dr. Danielle Swick received new funding from the North Carolina School-Based Health Alliance! Chase Holleman, a 2016 BSW Graduate, is the 2018 NASW-NC Advocate of the Year Recipient at the Front of Opioid Epidemic! Dr. Meredith Powers to speak at UNC on Environmental Justice on Monday, Feb. 26 JMSW student Sarah Hamrick receives the 2018 NASW-NC Presidents’ Award! Dr. Jay Poole receives renewal funding from the Cone Health Foundation Student and Faculty Research: Mr. Christian Nsonwu and Dr. Tyreasa Washington - Kinship care in African American Families Dr. Meredith Powers' Interdisciplinary course explores connection between social work, environmental studies Dr. Melissa Floyd-Pickard: Awarded $1.9 million HRSA grant To see archived news, please click here.