Social Work

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS expands

Amelia Hubbard headshot

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS disciplines enjoys exponential growth in the past year. Continue reading

Cleveland catch

Wright State’s Diamond Williams links social work with mental health, community activism
Diamond Williams

Diamond Williams links social work with mental health, community activism. Her early knowledge of Wright State and her father’s connection drew her to the university. Continue reading

No quit

Wright State’s Gwendolyn Reynolds refused to surrender to crushing series of setbacks
Gwendolyn Reynolds

Gwendolyn Reynolds, a 48-year-old single mother, is poised to get her B.A. in social work, overcoming a series of setbacks that would have derailed most other students. Continue reading

Social life

Alana Brookshire aiming for career as Army social worker
Alana Brookshire

ROTC cadet Alana Brookshire is studying social work at Wright State in order to fulfill her dream of serving as a social worker in the U.S. Army. Continue reading

Wright State student crowned Ms. Wheelchair Ohio, advances to national pageant

Elizabeth Schrack

Wright State student Elizabeth Schrack won the 2014 Ms. Wheelchair Ohio pageant and will represent the state at a national competition in August. Continue reading

Student health care project attracts U.S. senator, president of Enroll America to Wright State

Sherrod Brown, Sasha Cahill and Kellie Jean Roberts

A project by Wright State social work students to help fellow students sign up for health insurance drew a U.S. senator and the president of Enroll America to campus. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

Swiss social work students and faculty visiting Wright State

Students from Zurich University and Wright State

Students from Switzerland are learning alongside Wright State students in a unique comparative social work course on the university’s Dayton campus. Continue reading

Social Circles

Wright State teams with Miami University to offer master’s degree in social work
Carl Brun, chair of Wright State’s Department of Social Work, is the first director of the new MASW program and is helping teach some of the master’s courses.

The Greater Miami Valley Masters of Arts in Social Work Program began last fall. Twenty-six students—half at Wright State and half at Miami—enrolled in the inaugural Fall 2012 semester… Continue reading