The Association for Community Organization and Social Action (ACOSA) has chosen Monica Villarreal, MSW for the 2020 Outstanding Practitioner Award, which “honors the significant contribution to a community of a BSW or MSW level macro practitioner or group/organization. Nominees demonstrate outstanding contributions in an area of community and/or organizational practice.”
May 28, 2020 - Liz Schondelmayer
For those of us with aging loved ones, finding the right health care providers and assisted living facilities is extremely important for the welfare of our seniors. However, for many LGBTQ+ seniors, these choices come with unique challenges.
- Open enrollment for Summer 2020 began March 21.
- For Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, enrollment is by appointment March 27 to April 12.
- Open enrollment for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 begins April 13.
Reach out to your Academic Advisor if you have questions or need help with enrollment.
March 19, 2020 - Liz Schondelmayer
In the wake of vast social distancing due to the COVID-19 virus, many parents and caregivers are facing a unique challenge: helping their children cope with the realities of the novel coronavirus strain.
The Kinship Care Resource Center is a community program within the School of Social Work. Kinship's director, Alicia Guevara Warren, testified in front of the Families, Children, and Seniors committee of the Michigan House of Representatives on February 19, 2020.
December 23, 2019 - Becky Jensen
An Okemos couple is giving back this holiday season by supporting veterans who are pursuing a graduate degree in Social Work (MSW) at Michigan State University.