A Bridge to Self Discovery
Learn about the I-Systems Institute a new center at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at USU.
BSW Student Becca Huppi wins Robins Award
Utah State University BSW Student Becca Huppi receives Val R. Christensen Service Award
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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
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).
Social Work Faculty Share Expertise on Trauma Stewardship with Foster Parents Across the U.S.
Dr. Susan Egbert and Professor Sean Camp recently published an article in “Fostering Families Today” entitled “Self-Care for the Caregiver: Trauma Stewardship for Foster Parents.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.