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2017

Social Work professors teach healthy relationships in teen dating violence research study with Karen refugees

Social Work professors teach healthy relationships in teen dating violence research study with Karen refugees
- Two UTA social work professors are working with a vastly under-researched set of refugees, the Karen from Burma, teaching the teens about healthy relationships in an effort to prevent dating...[Read More]

Social Work sees enrollment increase for 5th consecutive year, will host career forum on March 29

Social Work sees enrollment increase for 5th consecutive year, will host career forum on March 29
- For the fifth straight year, the School of Social Work has increased in student enrollment during the spring semester, according to preliminary enrollment data. The School of Social Work has a...[Read More]

2016

UTA strengthens commitment to Arlington ISD students in need of mental health services

UTA strengthens commitment to Arlington ISD students in need of mental health services
- The University of Texas at Arlington is renewing its partnership with the Arlington Independent School District to provide free treatment for students who show signs of disorders or mental health...[Read More]

Graduate student presents research at conference

Graduate student presents research at conference
- Graduate student Rhadiah Mosley has experience working with people marginalized by society: foster children and the homeless. Mosley is an expert in trauma — at least, she wants to...[Read More]

Phi Alpha Honor Society collects school supply donations

Phi Alpha Honor Society collects school supply donations
- The Phi Alpha Honor Society held a collection drive for school supplies during the Spring semester and recently donated the items to the Lucyle Collins Middle School. The Phi Alpha Honor...[Read More]

Doctoral student receives prestigious leadership award in Gerontology, third consecutive year for the School of Social Work

Doctoral student receives prestigious leadership award in Gerontology, third consecutive year for the School of Social Work
- ARLINGTON, Texas - The Association of Gerontology Education in Social Work announced earlier this month, Rupal Parekh, a doctoral student at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social...[Read More]

MSW Graduate Student Receives $5,000 Scholarship for Mental Health Studies

MSW Graduate Student Receives $5,000 Scholarship for Mental Health Studies
- ARLINGTON, Texas – Rebecca Liles, masters of social work graduate student at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work, received a $5,000 scholarship June 1 from the Hogg...[Read More]

UTA Social Work Doctoral Student Receives National Award

UTA Social Work Doctoral Student Receives National Award
- Vivian Miller, a doctoral student at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work and a licensed master social worker, received the seventh cohort of the pre-dissertation initiative...[Read More]

Social Work Student Advocates and Promotes Positive Change in Haiti

Social Work Student Advocates and Promotes Positive Change in Haiti
- The School of Social Work has amazing and outstanding students who are dedicated to academic excellence and creating a just society for all individuals nationally and abroad. Advocates like...[Read More]

Social Work Scholar Awarded Student of the Year

Social Work Scholar Awarded Student of the Year
- The School of Social Work congratulates Michael Lummus, MSW student, on his award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) North Central Texas-Fort Worth Chapter.  The NASW is...[Read More]

Social Work Researchers Make News for Groundbreaking Research and Technology to Combat Domestic Violence

Social Work Researchers Make News for Groundbreaking Research and Technology to Combat Domestic Violence
- Dr. Anne Nordberg, social work assistant professor and research associate of the Center for African American Studies, and Dr. Peter Lehmann, social work professor, represent an interdisciplinary...[Read More]

Doctoral Student Receives the Women's and Gender Studies Student Excellence Award at ACES

Doctoral Student Receives the Women's and Gender Studies Student Excellence Award at ACES
- UTA’s School of Social Work proudly congratulates Jeyle Ortiz-Gonzales, social work doctoral student, on receiving the Women's and Gender Studies Student Excellence Award at UTA’s...[Read More]

SWCC Hosts Open Forum with the Dean

SWCC Hosts Open Forum with the Dean
- Social Work Dean Scott Ryan tackled policies specifically about curriculum changes and also the communication process between students and the school during Pizza with the Dean. Ryan spoke at...[Read More]

Doctoral Students Awarded Dissertation Fellowship

Doctoral Students Awarded Dissertation Fellowship
- The School of Social Work congratulates Cecilia Mengo and Youn Kyoung Kim, social work doctoral students, on their recent Dissertation Fellowship awards from UTA’s Office of Graduate Studies....[Read More]

Gerontology Organization Volunteers to Raise Awareness

Gerontology Organization Volunteers to Raise Awareness
- The Gerontology Organization (G.O.) in the School of Social Work aims to provide awareness and services for the geriatric population in the DFW area while giving Bachelor’s, Master’s,...[Read More]

Student Research Could Help Human Behavior Understanding

Student Research Could Help Human Behavior Understanding
- Multiple colleges and departments across campus have partnered up for a preliminary study that will explore the science of emotions. The School of Social Work has partnered with College of...[Read More]

Delta Alpha Pi National Honor Society, Alpha Omicron Chapter Induction

Delta Alpha Pi National Honor Society, Alpha Omicron Chapter Induction
- The University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Social Work proudly congratulates its recent student inductees into the Alpha Omicron Chapter of Delta Alpha Pi National Honor Society, an...[Read More]

2015

Commemorative Tribute Installed to Honor Veteran Students on Campus

Commemorative Tribute Installed to Honor Veteran Students on Campus
- The School of Social Work is pleased to announce the installation of a commemorative tribute for student veterans on the University of Texas at Arlington’s campus. The ribbon-cutting ceremony...[Read More]

Doctoral Students Participate in Cross-Disciplinary Study

Doctoral Students Participate in Cross-Disciplinary Study
- Doctoral students, Anh Phuong Nguyen and Cecilia Mengo, apply gel to the EEG cap of a study participant as part of cross-disciplinary study with the College of Engineering, Psychology, Education...[Read More]

Social Work Students Inducted into Phi Alpha Honor Society, Fall 2015

Social Work Students Inducted into Phi Alpha Honor Society, Fall 2015
- The School of Social Work congratulates its recent student inductees into Phi Alpha Honor Society, a national honorary organization for social work students, faculty and local practitioners that...[Read More]

Students Help Homeless Vendors Earn Money Through Community Service Project

Students Help Homeless Vendors Earn Money Through Community Service Project
- Students in the School of Social Work’s undergraduate program inspire homeless street vendors and enable them to make money to overcome poverty through a community service initiative. On...[Read More]

Doctoral Student Recognized for Contributions and Service in Social Work

Doctoral Student Recognized for Contributions and Service in Social Work
- Bonita Sharma, doctoral student and social work adjunct professor, is one of three award recipients of the 2015 Partners in International Education (PIE) Award presented by the Council on Social...[Read More]

Social Work Student Awarded Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Social Work Student Awarded Scholarship for Academic Excellence
- The School of Social Work proudly congratulates Hector Ventura for being awarded the Ima Hogg Scholarship. He was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to support...[Read More]

Doctoral Student Wins Competitive Award for Research and Service in Social Work

Doctoral Student Wins Competitive Award for Research and Service in Social Work
- The School of Social Work is pleased to announce the winner of the Doctoral Student Leadership Award for 2015-16. The Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW) presented doctoral...[Read More]

Social Work Student Awarded Scholarship for Research in Mental Health Practice and Service in African American Communities

Social Work Student Awarded Scholarship for Research in Mental Health Practice and Service in African American Communities
- Alletia Smith, a MSW student in the School of Social Work at UT Arlington, is one of four recipients of the 2015-16 NASW Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial Scholarship. The Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial...[Read More]

Doctoral Student Receives Competitive Award for Gerontology Social Work Studies

Doctoral Student Receives Competitive Award for Gerontology Social Work Studies
- The School of Social Work congratulates Dorothea Ivey on her Pre-Dissertation Award from the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work. She is a doctoral student in the School of Social...[Read More]