Student Organizations

Social Work Club

The Social Work Club provides undergraduate students opportunities to organize activities related to the social work profession. It provides a forum for students to have a collective voice in their educational experience. The club is also a vehicle for helping students connect with the professional practice community and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Membership is open to all undergraduate students who are interested in the values and activities of social work.

 For more information, or to get involved, please contact Dr. Monique Contannce-Huggins. 

MSW Student Association

The MSW Student Association is open to all students who are regularly-enrolled in an MSW program at Winthrop. The goals of the Association are to provide a platform where the MSW community at Winthrop can learn, grow, play and develop into effective social workers. The MSW Student Association:

  • provides an opportunity for members to organize service projects
  • provides professional information for MSW students by hosting guest speakers
  • acts as a liason between students and faculty
  • serves as a networking tool among students and colleagues
  • provides students with a social venue
  • provides students with professional development opportunities

If you would like additional information about the MSW Student Association or are interested in serving as an officer, please contact us at


Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW) - Winthrop Chapter

Winthrop's Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW) is a student affiliate of the National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW). Their inclusive membership aims to foster understanding, awareness, and empowerment of the black community through advocacy, human services delivery, and research.

If you would like additional information about the ABSW, please contact


Phi Alpha Honor Society

Phi Alpha is a National Honor Society for Social Work with the goal of promoting the humanitarian goals of the profession and promoting closer bonds among students. In addition to ensuring academic excellence among members, the Phi Alpha honor society fosters mentoring relationships between alumni and current students and members regularly engage in service to their state and local community.  

For more information about Phi Alpha membership, please see our Scholarships and Awards page.