RANKED AS TOP GRAD PROGRAM
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK RANKED AS TOP GRADUATE PROGRAM
The School of Social Work (SSW) at the University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce its placement in the Top Spring 2014 Rankings for Social Work Programs according to student reviews. The SSW ranked 24th overall out of 243 Master of Social Work (MSW) programs; 14th overall among public MSW programs; and 13th overall for Best Financial Aid.
Program rankings include reviews posted by more than 60,000 students participating in over 1,500 graduate programs nationwide. Ratings are based on a 10 star system, with one being the worst and 10 being the best.
Jennifer and Marlene
CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Jennifer Miller and Marlene Waage
The School of Social Work would like to recognize Dr. Jennifer Miller (Diversity Certificate Program Advisor) and Ms. Marlene Waage (BSW & SWCC Advisor) for their academic achievements and degree attainments.
Dr. Miller completed her Ph.D. in the George Mason University Cultural Studies Program.
Marlene Waage, completed her Master of Science in Academic Advising with a concentration in Administration.
Ima Hogg Foundation
Ima Hogg Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced
The Hogg Foundation announced this year’s recipients of the Ima Hogg Scholarship award, an annual scholarship of $5,000 to support graduate social work students in Texas. Emily Wilson along with nine other social work graduates are recipients of this award. Emily Wilson is a masters student in the University of Texas at Arlington’s (UTA’s) School of Social Work and is studying mental health practice.
The Ima Hogg Scholarships were awarded to second year graduate students who demonstrate a strong commitment to providing mental health services after graduation in Texas. Award recipients must attend one of 12 Texas graduate schools of social work that are accredited or pending accreditation by the National Council on Social Work Education. The Ima Hogg Scholarship was established in 1956 to address the need for more trained social workers in hope of providing quality mental health services for Texas residents.