School of Social Work News and Announcements

MSW Students Accomplishments

Four Scranton MSW students, Michael Carone, Rachel Orazzi, Stephanie Williams and Tiffany McCary are the recipients for the 2021-2022 Appleseed Partnership Foundation Scholarship. These students’ MSW program field practicum placements are: Michael Carone at the Volunteer of Medicine. Rachel Orazzi at PA Probation, Stephanie Williams at Reaching Beyond Limits and Tiffany McCary at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Two Scranton MSW students, Daysi Carreto and Tabitha Dills are the 2021 Mrs. Angela Marie Hyo Jae Ryoo-Kim memorial scholarship recipients in the Scranton MSW program at Marywood University. Each will receive $ 2,000 and it could be used either for tuition or buying textbooks.

Social Work Virtual Information Sessions - Lehigh Valley Program

Social Work Virtual Information Sessions - Lehigh Valley Program

Social Work Virtual Information Sessions - Lehigh Valley Program

This virtual event is for prospective students interested in enrolling in the Master of Social Work Program in the Lehigh Valley. Includes information about the accredited master's degree in social work, full-time and part-time study options, advanced standing for BSW graduates, and the internship program. Also includes a review of the admissions process.

DATES & TIMES

MAY 10, 2021 5:30pm - 6:30pm

REGISTER HERE.

Contact Christina Gigler at cgigler@marywood.edu with questions.


Job Opportunities with AmeriCorps NCCC, the National Civilian Community Corps

We are currently recruiting for new staff to join our team of dedicated professionals across 19 counties in Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania. We are always looking for BSW and MSW graduates as well as experienced human services professionals who hold a LCSW, LPC, LMFT or LBS. For more information, click Job Opportunities on sidebar under News.

Marywood Pocono MSW Program at East Stroudsburg University Information Sessions

Dr. Lloyd L. Lyter will be holding an information session about Master of Social Work Education. He will discuss the Marywood University Pocono MSW Program at ESU specifically, but will answer questions regarding MSW education more generally. The next info session will be held soon. Check back for dates. If you have any questions about the session and what to expect, contact lyter@marywood.edu.

7th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Event

Join us for a two-day event on April 4th & 5th Sponsored by the Marywood University Graduate School of Social Work Association and Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Committee

Lloyd Lyter is Social Work Educator of the Year

At its 2018 conference, the National Association of Social Workers of Pennsylvania (NASW-PA) Chapter awarded Lloyd L. Lyter, Ph.D., MSW, LSW, with the Social Work Educator of the Year Award.

Sunny Sinha wins the Lively Science Award

Sunny Sinha, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Social Work at Marywood University, was recently notified that her article “Ethical and Safety Issues in Doing Sex Work Research: Reflections from a Field-Based Ethnographic Study in Kolkata, India,” which was published in Qualitative Health Research 27:6, 2017, has been awarded the Michael H. Agar Lively Science Award for 2018.

Dr. Black to receive Service and Leadership Award

Dr. Black to receive Service and Leadership Award Congratulations to Dr. Phyllis Black! Dr. Black, Director & Professor in the MSW Program in the Lehigh Valley, and a NASW Social Work Pioneer, has been selected for the CSWE 2017 Service and Leadership in Social Work Education Award. (To view article, right mouse click on photo. "Open Image in New Tab.")

U.S. Professors of the Year - Dr. Kielty Turner

U.S. Professors of the Year - Dr. Kielty Turner Kielty Turner, DSW, assistant professor in the School of Social Work at Marywood University, is presented a certificate of recognition from the U.S. Professors of the Year by Mark Rodgers, DSW, LCSW, BCD, dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Marywood University.

Marywood University Dedicates School of Social Work Lounge in Honor of Founding Dean

Marywood University Dedicates School of Social Work Lounge in Honor of Founding Dean Marywood University and Mrs. Joanne Aronsohn Monahan recently dedicated the Dr. Fergus T. Monahan student lounge in the School of Social Work at the University. In addition to the dedication, Mrs. Monahan was also presented with an award for her ongoing dedication and commitment to the School of Social Work.