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Asian Pacific Islander Social Work Association (APISWSA) – Dormant
Awareness of the API culture within the social work profession; to recognize API social work professionals; to network and provide outreach and community service. Contact Dr. Yawen Li, firstname.lastname@example.org
Black Social Work Student Caucus (BSWSC)
Awareness of black culture within the social work profession; to recognize black social work professionals; to network and provide outreach and community service. Advisor: Norman Jackson
Our mission is to bridge school organizations and the community of San Diego through volunteering, speakers, and inter-generational events. Advisor: Richard Bradway.
Graduate Social Work Association (GSWA)
The GSWA interfaces between the student body and the administration and faculty of the School of Social work. GSWA officers make effort to identify the needs and concerns of students and bring those issues to the attention of the faculty. Additionally, the GSWA organizes both academic and social activities for graduate students. Advisor: Tamara Strohauer, MSW, ASW, email@example.com
Latino Student Social Work Association (LSSWSA)
To educate and mobilize social work students in the areas concerning the Latino population. Promote and improve the perception of the Latino culture. Group is also to provide support for the Latino social work students. Contact Dr. Maria Luisa Zuniga, firstname.lastname@example.org
Macro Social Work Student organization
our mission is to advance student knowledge of macro social work, equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in macro social work, provide students with opportunities to network with like-minded students and community leaders, and apply macro skills to benefit the community. Advisor: Steve Hornberger.
Social Action Committee (SAC)
To educate and mobilize social workers in San Diego County to improve the social condition in the community and promote social justice. Contact Jennifer Cosio, email@example.com and Carlos McCray, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Association of School Social Workers (SASSW)
The purpose of the organization is to integrate, educate, while advocating and empowering social work students who are interested in the school social work profession. Advisor: Paul Brazzel
Student Social Work Association at SDSU – Imperial Valley
The purpose of the Student Social Work Association at SDSU – Imperial Valley is to educate, advocate for, and empower social work students, the social work profession and the Imperial Valley community. Advisor: Ernie Zuniga.
Undergraduate Social Work Association (USWA)
To foster student interaction in Social Work administration activities on campus and in the community. Contact Dr. Yawen Li, email@example.com
OUTREACH SDSU Social Work Student Association – Dormant
To promote equality among lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, and ally (LGBTQIA) individuals and families by educating future social workers about the unique needs of our community. Contact Dr. David Engstrom, firstname.lastname@example.org, Silvia A. Barragan, LCSW email@example.com
Gerontology Student Association
The purpose of the Gerontology Student Association (GSA), at San Diego State University is to provide opportunities for students to network with professionals and agencies in the field of gerontology, implement awareness initiatives and give back to our community. Our mission is to prepare students to become integral advocates in their field to empower them to make a positive, significant impact in our dynamic aging population. We strive to bridge the intergenerational gap in hopes of cultivating a better understanding and respect for older adults within our peers and in our communities. Website: gerontologysa.wixsite.com/sdsu; Instagram: @sdsu_gerontology. Advisor: Amanda Lee
Phi Alpha Honor Society – Dormant
The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.
College Health and Human Services Student Council (CHHSSC)
To unite all the college’s student organizations on a board. It meets on a biweekly basis. The function is to support and advocate for students and organizations within the CHHS. The CHHSSC also has an AS Representative for SDSU. NOTE: This club is college-wide, not necessarily specific to the school. Contact Claire Norberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
last updated: 10/26/2018