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Current Newsletter- Fall 2014 Issue 6 (pdf 8.76 MB)

Archived Newsletters



Social Work Community Meetings at Winthrop University ("SoWu") 
The Department partners with Catawba Area Agency on Aging and Interim Healthcare to host monthly social work continuing education meetings. These meetings are part of the department's commitment to helping local practitioners have an affordable, local venue where they can discuss the challenges experienced in the field of social work and receive education on emerging trends programs and services. Meetings occur once per month, October through May. There is no fee to attend the meetings, but a donation is collected for the Linda M. Ashley Annual Scholarship. For more information, contact Jennifer McDaniel 803/323-3385. 

     Upcoming Meeting Dates:

               December 18, 2014

               January 22, 2015

               February 19, 2015

               March 12, 2015

               April 16, 2015

               May 21, 2015

MSW Information Sessions
The Department hosts these informational sessions for prospective students. Come learn about Winthrop’s MSW program!

Creating Caring Connections Conference
The Center for Social Welfare Research and Assessment (CSWRA), housed within the Department, hosts this annual fall conference geared toward social service providers. Visit the conference page for more details.