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Learn about the I-Systems Institute a new center at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at USU.
A Bridge to Self Discovery

A Bridge to Self Discovery

Learn about the I-Systems Institute a new center at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at USU.

Val R. Christensen Service Award
Becca Huppi
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Social Work
Robins Awards
Utah State University BSW Student Becca Huppi receives Val R. Christensen Service Award
BSW Student Becca Huppi wins Robins Award

BSW Student Becca Huppi wins Robins Award

Utah State University BSW Student Becca Huppi receives Val R. Christensen Service Award

Social Work
Bret Nielsen
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Bret Nielsen, a senior in the social work program at USU, was invited to speak on a panel at the University of Wyoming's MLK Days of Dialogue.
Bret Nielsen speaks on a panel at the University of Wyoming's MLK Days of Dialogue

Bret Nielsen speaks on a panel at the University of Wyoming's MLK Days of Dialogue

Bret Nielsen, a senior in the social work program at USU, was invited to speak on a panel at the University of Wyoming's MLK Days of Dialogue.

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Catherine Jurado
Social Work
The United States Justice Department estimates 1 in 15 children are exposed to domestic violence each year, and USU alumnus, Catherine Jurado, knows exactly what witnessing this violence does to children.
Dealing with Domestic Violence: How a USU Alumna Helps Children Find Healing

Dealing with Domestic Violence: How a USU Alumna Helps Children Find Healing

The United States Justice Department estimates 1 in 15 children are exposed to domestic violence each year, and USU alumnus, Catherine Jurado, knows exactly what witnessing this violence does to children.

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Susan Cutler Egbert
Caring means having intimate and human connection with others. And it can be expressed in multiple ways -- from helping an elderly person cross the street to fighting a house fire. But certain parts of America put this into practice more than others.
Dr. Susan Cutler Egbert Featured as Expert on Caring for Those in the Child Welfare System

Dr. Susan Cutler Egbert Featured as Expert on Caring for Those in the Child Welfare System

Caring means having intimate and human connection with others. And it can be expressed in multiple ways -- from helping an elderly person cross the street to fighting a house fire. But certain parts of America put this into practice more than others.

Social Work
Robins Awards
Jess Lucero
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At this year’s Robins Awards, Dr. Jessica Lucero, Associate Professor of Social Work, was awarded the Faculty University Service Award.
Faculty Member Wins Prestigious University Award

Faculty Member Wins Prestigious University Award

At this year’s Robins Awards, Dr. Jessica Lucero, Associate Professor of Social Work, was awarded the Faculty University Service Award.

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Social Work
On Wednesday nights, the residents of Williamsburg Retirement Community in Logan don't just have manicures or poker to look forward to -- they have their "Grandfriends," too.
Federal government recognizes USU community service

Federal government recognizes USU community service

On Wednesday nights, the residents of Williamsburg Retirement Community in Logan don't just have manicures or poker to look forward to -- they have their "Grandfriends," too.

Social Work
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Diane Calloway-Graham
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In the department of social work, Diane Calloway-Graham can now be called professor -- or her office nickname: Practicum Goddess.
Following Dream of Changing Students' Lives, New Professor has 'Made it So'

Following Dream of Changing Students' Lives, New Professor has 'Made it So'

In the department of social work, Diane Calloway-Graham can now be called professor -- or her office nickname: Practicum Goddess.

Social Work
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Jennifer Roark
Jenny Erazo
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Months before sexual assaults on campus became newspaper headlines, two women -- one a Utah State University social scientist and the other an advocate and therapist -- began seeking funds to create a safety net for victims.
Grant Galvanizes Plan to Create Community-Wide Response to Sexual Assault

Grant Galvanizes Plan to Create Community-Wide Response to Sexual Assault

Months before sexual assaults on campus became newspaper headlines, two women -- one a Utah State University social scientist and the other an advocate and therapist -- began seeking funds to create a safety net for victims.

Liberalis
Social Work
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Jess Lucero
The Point-in-Time Homelessness Count for 2019 in Cache Valley will take place the week of Jan. 21. USU assistant professor of Social Work Jess Lucero is an organizer.
How many homeless at one point in time? Volunteers put boots on the ground

How many homeless at one point in time? Volunteers put boots on the ground

The Point-in-Time Homelessness Count for 2019 in Cache Valley will take place the week of Jan. 21. USU assistant professor of Social Work Jess Lucero is an organizer.

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Social worker Vonda Jump Norman says creative activities during these uncertain times build good memories that will last a child's lifetime.
Make the Most of Uncertain Times by Creating Memories with Kids, says Social Worker

Make the Most of Uncertain Times by Creating Memories with Kids, says Social Worker

Social worker Vonda Jump Norman says creative activities during these uncertain times build good memories that will last a child's lifetime.

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Scholarship
Anthropology
Utah State University’s Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology has created a scholarship program for students who want to become “ambassadors for social justice.”
New SSWA social justice scholarship

New SSWA social justice scholarship

Utah State University’s Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology has created a scholarship program for students who want to become “ambassadors for social justice.”

Social Work
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Office of Research
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The Office of Research at Utah State University announces the first cohort of the Peak Summer Research Fellows, a pilot program launched through the generous support of Terry and David Peak.
Office of Research Announces First Peak Summer Research Fellows

Office of Research Announces First Peak Summer Research Fellows

The Office of Research at Utah State University announces the first cohort of the Peak Summer Research Fellows, a pilot program launched through the generous support of Terry and David Peak.

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Derrik Tollefson, Professor of social work, tells Inaugural Lecture gathering that his Life Work has Been Safeguarding, Advocating for Victims of Abuse
Professor's life work has been safeguarding, advocating for victims of abuse

Professor's life work has been safeguarding, advocating for victims of abuse

Derrik Tollefson, Professor of social work, tells Inaugural Lecture gathering that his Life Work has Been Safeguarding, Advocating for Victims of Abuse

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The Family Place
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CAPSA
Thanksgiving
For Thanksgiving 2016, SWSA delivered 40 full Thanksgiving meals to The Family Place and another 40 to CAPSA (Logan's domestic violence shelter).
SSWA 2016 Thanksgiving Service Project

SSWA 2016 Thanksgiving Service Project

For Thanksgiving 2016, SWSA delivered 40 full Thanksgiving meals to The Family Place and another 40 to CAPSA (Logan's domestic violence shelter).

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Student Research
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Three Social Work students awarded best undergraduate poster presentation in the Social Sciences and Education category at the USU Student Research Symposium.
Social Work Undergraduates Receive Award at USU Student Research Symposium

Social Work Undergraduates Receive Award at USU Student Research Symposium

Three Social Work students awarded best undergraduate poster presentation in the Social Sciences and Education category at the USU Student Research Symposium.

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Social Work
USU social work students create resources for individuals in social isolation while stuck in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two USU social work students create resources sheet for people stuck in social isolation | Social Work

Two USU social work students create resources sheet for people stuck in social isolation

USU social work students create resources for individuals in social isolation while stuck in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mountain West Center
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Anna Z. Blau
TCI
Laura M. Mora
Social Work
USU hosted Dr. Anna Z. Blau and Laura M. Mora from the International Women's House, who are experts in working with immigrants and refugees who have experienced domestic violence.
USU Hosts Experts from the International Women's House

USU Hosts Experts from the International Women's House

USU hosted Dr. Anna Z. Blau and Laura M. Mora from the International Women's House, who are experts in working with immigrants and refugees who have experienced domestic violence.

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Jenifer Evers
David Parker
Jessica Lucero
Social Work
Dr. David Parker, the Education Outreach Specialist at Utah's Division of Fair Housing, Dr. Jessica Lucero and Professor Jenifer Evers are working with USU undergraduate students to collect and analyze data related to Fair Housing.
USU Social Work Program Partners with the Division of Fair Housing

USU Social Work Program Partners with the Division of Fair Housing

Dr. David Parker, the Education Outreach Specialist at Utah's Division of Fair Housing, Dr. Jessica Lucero and Professor Jenifer Evers are working with USU undergraduate students to collect and analyze data related to Fair Housing.

DACA
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USU Social Work students and alumni demonstrated support for Dreamers and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on September 12, 2017 in Logan, UT.
USU Social Work Students and Alumni Defend DACA

USU Social Work Students and Alumni Defend DACA

USU Social Work students and alumni demonstrated support for Dreamers and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on September 12, 2017 in Logan, UT.

Liberalis
Social Work
News
USU social work program was ranked by a national company that only looked at tuition and expected tuition after graduation. The statewide program actually has a lot more things that explain its excellence.
USU Social Work degrees earn high ranking, but the whole story is even better

USU Social Work degrees earn high ranking, but the whole story is even better

USU social work program was ranked by a national company that only looked at tuition and expected tuition after graduation. The statewide program actually has a lot more things that explain its excellence.

Social Work
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DOJ
Utah State University has secured funds from the U.S. Department of Justice to create a community response for dealing with sexual violence and creating more of a safety net for victims.
USU officials get DOJ funds for sexual violence prevention

USU officials get DOJ funds for sexual violence prevention

Utah State University has secured funds from the U.S. Department of Justice to create a community response for dealing with sexual violence and creating more of a safety net for victims.

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Thanksgiving Project
Students in the CHaSS Social Work Program canvassed for donations and cash to build more than a hundred Thanksgiving dinners for Logan-based family service centers. The Thanksgiving Project is about 12 years old.
With Thanksgiving gift, social work students learn truth of 'helper therapy'

With Thanksgiving gift, social work students learn truth of 'helper therapy'

Students in the CHaSS Social Work Program canvassed for donations and cash to build more than a hundred Thanksgiving dinners for Logan-based family service centers. The Thanksgiving Project is about 12 years old.