Social Work

Linda Caron named dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Linda Caron has a wealth of experience and has been instrumental in the growth of the College of Liberal Arts — in facilities, events and programs. Continue reading

More than 40 organizations to participate in first College of Liberal Arts’ Internship Partners Expo

The liberal arts Internship Partners Expo will be held April 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Millett Hall Atrium. Continue reading

Social nature

Wright State graduate student Eric North hopes to be social worker at hospital where he was treated for leukemia

Eric North feels like he can make the biggest difference by working as a social worker at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Continue reading

Ann Weisgarber named Wright State Alumna of the Year

Ann Weisgarber, who graduated from Wright State in 1976, is the author of “The Personal History of Rachel DuPree” and “The Promise.” Continue reading

Wright State alum challenges perceptions of poverty

Karin VanZant leads CareSource initiative to tap into underutilized talents of Medicaid recipients

Wright State graduate Karin VanZant leads a CareSource initiative to tap into underutilized talents of Medicaid recipients. Continue reading

TEDxDayton to feature many Wright State faculty, alumni

A number of Wright State faculty and alumni will participate in the third annual TEDxDayton on Oct. 16. Continue reading

Hungarian hurricane

Wright State’s Bela Bognar honored by his native Hungary for scholarship efforts
Bela Bognar in Millett Hall

Retired social work professor Bela Bognar was honored by his native Hungary for raising scholarship money for Hungarian students. Continue reading

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading

Social life

Wright State’s Melanie West uses social work training in Washington, D.C., immigration internship
Melanie West in Millett Hall

Working in Washington, D.C., as an advocacy intern on immigration issues was an eye-opening experience for social work major Melanie West. Continue reading

Swiss students visit Wright State to learn about social work in the U.S.

Swiss and Wright State social work students and faculty

Students from Switzerland’s Zurich School of Applied Science visited Wright State during an exchange program focused on comparative social work and its practices. Continue reading