Summer 2012's SW 290: Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse, developed and taught by Glenn Stutzky, has been selected as the first place winner for the MSU-AT&T Instructional Technology Awards Competition.
Dr. John Seita is co-author of a new e-book titled A Foster Care Manifesto: Defining the Alumni Movement.
Dr. Suzanne Cross keynote speaker at Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe "Honoring, Healing, & Remembering" Boarding School Remembrance event on the 78th anniversary of the Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School closing. Video>>
Dr. Hyunkag Cho featured in MSU News article Asians reluctant to seek help for domestic violence.
AP news service story about Summer SW290 Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse: Catastrophes & Human Behavior class published in Detroit Free Press.
Dorothy Gonzales has died. Gonzales was a member of the MSU Board of Trustees (1993-2008) and also served as a social work practicum instructor for many years. She was retired from her position as the director of multicultural services in the Michigan Department of Mental Health. MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon called Gonzales "a tireless advocate for first-generation students and students of color, for whom education is a challenge". MSU News; State News
Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse: School of Social Work offers online summer course looking at how human behavior and nature change after catastrophic incidents, from the historical to the hypothetical. (State News 2/27/12; MSU News 2/28/12)
Social Work senior Natalie Kyles featured in January 19, 2012 State News article "Student hopes to improve foster care"
Foster Youth Alumni Services distributed finals week survival kits to former foster youth students. (State News 12/6/11)
Students for Social Work organized a candlelight vigil to show support for the victims of the Penn State sexual abuse scandal and to heighten awareness of this issue. (State News 11/20/11)
Flint MSW student Regina Baker is on the anti-bullying committee for Flint Community Schools and participated in their first-ever bullying awareness week. (WJRT-TV 11/15/11)
Flint MSW alumna Kenyetta Dotson (2010) represented a Flint Community Action Group working to establish a culture of non-violence, encourage crime reporting, and increase involvement in programs and community service. Flint MSW student April Alexander is active among group participants who have lost family members due to violence. (WJRT-TV 11/15/11)
Suzanne Cross has received the highly competitive and prestigious Mit Joyner Gerontology Leadership Award from the Baccalaureate Program Directors Association and the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work; Cross’s work with Native American Elders who raise their grandchildren was highlighted in her nominating papers.
Senior Melissa Crosby was named to the 2011-2012 Homecoming court; nominees to the Court are outstanding seniors evaluated on leadership, community involvement, academic excellence and Spartan pride (9/13/11)
Students for Social Work Homelessness Simulation in April 17 State News
Assistant Professor Tina Timm was featured by the Detroit Free Press in a video 'Expert advice on relationships' (2/14/11)
Assistant Professor Anne Hughes is part of the Building Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health NIH grant. See MSU News Story 'Researchers turn focus to women's health with help of NIH grant' (2/3/11)
Assistant Professor Hyunkag Cho was featured in the MSU News: 'Study examines risk factors of a mass shooting and was also quoted by WKAR: 'MSU study: No easy way to identify mass shooters' (both 01/20/11)
The MSU State News covered our MLK Jr. Day celebration in the article 'Event commemorating King held at Erickson on Monday' (1/17/11)
Homies Giving 2010 received coverage on WILX TV-10, Lansing: 'Students with no place to go, celebrate together' (11/26/10)