With several notable publications and manuscripts, he has received national recognition for an article currently under review in the Aging and Society journal: "Social Support Network Changes and Their Roles in Adaptation and Mental Health Among Korean Elderly Immigrants."
Under Katie's leadership, the School of Social Work has experienced growth and the faculty are looking forward to her return.
A 2007 MSW graduate, Amanda selected a career in social work after her family instilled the importance of volunteering in her community.
Having outgrown their building on Pleasant Street, the MSW program moved to a bigger space just in time to begin the Spring semester.
This brand-new agency quickly formed in response to the legal changes in Illinois.
Thompson, who just joined the MSW faculty, teaches two sections of Human Behavior in the Social Environment and is a field liaison for practicum.
We continue to have a growing program, with engaged full-time faculty, committed adjunct faculty, and enthusiastic students. Here are some of the highlights of our busy year so far!
"Ecuador was an amazing experience," writes MSW program director Katie VanBlair, who led the group during winter break.
Kari Hamilton '12 MSW brings hope to children who exerienced "the worst of the worst."
The Social Justice Award honors those individuals from the greater Quad Cities regional area who have demonstrated the principles and practices distinguishing a commitment to social and economic justice and promoting the advancement of human rights.
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