Social Work

Social Work Graduates Won on and off the Softball Field

This student spotlight features two outstanding ladies, Tandreanna Conyers and Amari Lawson. These recent BSW graduates were student-athletes who played softball while earning their degree from Benedict College. We recently met with Amari and Tandreanna to discuss their perspective on the ups and downs of being student-athlete social work majors. Tandreanna (Tandy) Conyers is from …

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Social Work Student/Entrepreneur Featured on Local Television in Sacramento, CA

Breanna Griffin (c/o 2020) is having quite the eventful summer. In addition to preparing for her Senior year as a BSW student, the Sacramento, CA native is back at home running her business “The Thrift Plug,” growing her social media following, and making the rounds as a featured guest on Good Day Sacramento (GDS). Earlier …

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Social Work Major Receives UNCF KOCH Scholarship!

Today’s Social Work Student Spotlight focuses on Ms. Je’laya Blackwell. Originally from Lavonia, GA, Je’laya is a freshman Social Work major. Recently, she received the honor of being selected as a recipient of the UNCF KOCH Scholarship. The UNCF/Koch Scholars Program offers scholarships, mentoring, academic and professional support, and networking opportunities to talented undergraduate African …

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Hallway to New Beginnings

I spoke with Purshae Nettles, a graduating senior from Washington D.C., a couple of weeks ago. During our conversation she explained to me how she enjoys the Wellness Board because of all of the card options that are intended to be inspirational. You can chose from Hope, Faith, Peace, Love and Confidence; whichever one you …

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