School of Social Work News and Announcements

Marywood University Pocono MSW Program at East Stroudsburg University

INTERESTED IN PURSUING AN MSW DEGREE? Dr. Lloyd L. Lyter will be holding an information session about MSW Education. He will discuss the Marywood University Pocono MSW Program at ESU specifically, but will answers questions regarding MSW education more generally. Date: November 20th at 5:30 pm. Session is held in the lobby of East Stroudsburg University Stroud Hall 310. Please register at lyter@marywood.edu.

Lehigh Valley MSW Info Session

The next Info Session at Lehigh Valley is on Monday, December 3rd from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The session is held in Campbell Hall at DeSales University. Registration is not required -- walk-ins are welcome. If you have any questions, please contact Lori Kapes at lkapes@marywood.edu or 610-282-0479

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.

MSW Info Sessions in Scranton

INTERESTED IN PURSUING AN MSW DEGREE? The School of Social Work hosts monthly information sessions for students interested in enrolling in a graduate social work program. The next info session will be held on Saturday, December 1st from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm and Tuesday, December 18th from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. All sessions are in Immaculata Hall, 2nd floor. Registration is not required -- drop-ins are welcome and appreciated! If you have any questions about the session and what to expect, contact Debbie Guy at 570-348-6282 x4566

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.

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 Named 6th Best Value Christian College for Social Work Degrees

Marywood University was ranked 6th in Social Work Degree Guide's annual list of the "Best Value Christian Colleges with CSWE-Accredited Programs." The list's editors highlighted Marywood's dual accreditation and small student-to-faculty ratio as reasons it was ranked so highly.