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Tower receives Council on Social Work Education Feminist Scholar Award

Tower receives Council on Social Work Education Feminist Scholar Award

Leslie E. Tower, director of the Women’s Resource Center and professor and assessment coordinator for the School of Social Work, is the recipient of the 2023 Council on Social Work Education Feminist Scholar Award. 

WVU researchers using virtual reality gaming to address behavioral health care workforce shortage

WVU researchers using virtual reality gaming to address behavioral health care workforce shortage

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Virtual reality games are a good form of entertainment and relaxation, but for this team of West Virginia University School of Social Work researchers, virtual reality gamification is being used as a launchpad to careers in behavioral health.

The new PhD in Social Work is structured around community-focused research and will promote scholarship that has significant impact on people’s lives at the local, regional and national level. Students will graduate with skills to excel in teaching, research and leadership in the field of social work and higher education settings. The program will offer students individualized professional development and career placement support, as well as support for cross-disciplinary training and mentorship opportunities.

School of Social Work Now Accepting Applications for New PhD Program

The School of Social Work in the West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for the inaugural class of its PhD program.

WVU College of Law alumna Ellen Archibald contributed more than $200,000 to support social justice awards at the College of Law and Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Social justice gifts empower underrepresented WVU students to make a difference

WVU College of Law alumna Ellen Archibald contributed more than $200,000 to support social justice awards at the College of Law and Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Eberly College announces outstanding seniors, teaching assistants and Eberly Scholars

Eberly College announces outstanding seniors, teaching assistants and Eberly Scholars

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has recognized 64 outstanding seniors, graduate teaching assistants and graduating Eberly Scholars for their academic achievements in 2020-2021.

Matthew Witt with dog in front of Woodburn Hall

A real-life superhero, powered by social work

West Virginia University student Matthew Witt knew early in his college career that he wanted to dedicate his life to helping people navigate through challenges.

Michelle Richmond

Strategic social work

Clendenin native Michelle Richmond arrived at WVU in fall 2017 with a lofty goal: to improve the human condition for all West Virginians. Eventually, that led her to social work. Richmond is working with Legal Aid of West Virginia on its strategic plan to improve statewide community access to legal services.

Kalynn Spaid and classmates in the WVU Mountainlair

2020-2021 Eberly Scholars: Kalynn Spaid

Meet social work student Kalynn Spaid.

Eberly College announces 2019-2020 outstanding student awards

Congratulations to our outstanding seniors and graduate assistants for 2019-2020!