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April is Earth Month and we feature an alumna who works for environmental justice – Diane Takvorian!

While earning my BS at SDSU I got involved in civil rights and the women’s movement. I worked with local organizations serving vulnerable communities and I decided that social work would be a better fit for me than seeking an advanced degree in Psychology. I really wanted to pursue a degree that reflected my social […]

April 20, 2017 – Executive Summit for students, field instructors, alumni, and agency administrators

The SDSU School of Social Work and Network for Social Work Management announce the 3rd annual Executive Summit for students, field instructors, alumni, and agency administrators. Executive Panel and Networking Event Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:30 – 7:30 Location San Diego 211 Offices 3860 Calle Fortunada, San Diego RSVP TODAY   This panel and networking […]

All School Day held March 10, 2017!

Each year the SDSU School of Social Work joins other schools across the country in celebrating Social Work Month by having an All School Day.   On 3/10 our social work students, faculty and staff heard a keynote speaker (Dr. Celia Williamson) and a group of local panel members (Chief Deputy DA Summer Stephan, social workers […]

Welcome, New Admissions Director, Cheryl James!

Cheryl wishes to inspire students to be self-advocates along their career path and promote honesty about their strengths and limitations as they develop into the profession. She believes very strongly in self-care and enjoys hiking, gardening, doing crafts and spending quality time with her family exploring different parts of the San Diego community. Finally, her […]

Letter to Students, January 2017

Dear Students: Welcome back to another great semester! We are hoping you are all getting settled into your new classes though Dr. Min and I know the waitlist has been a bit of an issue. We appreciate your patience as we are all learning this new system. I am writing to provide some important dates […]

See Photos From The January 27th Agency Fair!

Today Jan 27th over 150 social service agencies and programs gathered in Montezuma Hall for the School of Social Work’s annual internship agency fair. The event was co-hosted with USC and CSU San Marcos schools of social work. Over 350 graduate and undergraduate students participated and were able to explore internship options for the final […]

Jane Beers Memorial Scholarship Available

Dr. Tom Beers has established a scholarship fund in memory of his wife, Jane Beers, who passed away this past year. Jane was a graduate of our BSW program and always aspired to attend our MSW program. She worked in a variety of social work positions including 24 years at the Armed Services YMCA. Jane […]

January 19, 2017 – Info Session for Prospective MSW Students

We hold monthly information sessions to inform you on the application procedures, acceptance criteria, the review process, the difference between MFCC and the LCSW, GRE, GPA requirements, evening classes, the Advance Standing Program, 2 year program, the 3 year program and more! Please attend an information session if you are considering one of the MSW […]

December 15, 2016 – Info Session for Prospective Imperial Valley Campus MSW Students

This information session is to inform you on the application procedures, acceptance criteria, the review process, the difference between MFCC and the LCSW, GRE, GPA requirements, evening classes, the Advance Standing Program, 2 year program, the 3 year program and more! Please attend this information session if you are considering the MSW program at the Imperial Valley […]

Letter to Students

I am writing this letter to our students as some of you have stopped by today to share with me your shock, concern, grief, and sadness over the outcome of the election. Many of you are concerned about what this means for those of you who have family from Mexico, are immigrants yourselves, are LGBTQ, […]