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2018

SSW Significant Rankings and Achievements for 2018 – Year in Review

SSW Significant Rankings and Achievements for 2018 – Year in Review
- The UTA School of Social Work had a phenomenal year receiving more than 15 top national and state academic rakings, adding 14 new faculty members, and conducting more than $7 million in funded...[Read More]

Professor Rick Hoefer Named Founding Editor

Professor Rick Hoefer Named Founding Editor
- School of Social Work Professor Richard Hoefer has been named Founding Editor of the new Springer journal, The Journal of Policy Practice and Research. The Journal of Policy Practice and Research...[Read More]

Assistant Professor Noelle Fields Receives NIH Grant

Assistant Professor Noelle Fields Receives NIH Grant
- UTA School of Social Work Assistant Professor Noelle Fields received a $96,074 National Institutes of Health grant to improve the ways in which families manage Alzheimer’s disease and related...[Read More]

Assistant Professor Kathy Lee Earns Early Success

Assistant Professor Kathy Lee Earns Early Success
- Assistant Professor Kathy Lee just completed her first semester as a faculty member at the UTA School of Social Work, and has already received three awards this year from the Gerontological Society...[Read More]

Assistant Professor Diana Padilla Named Fulbright Scholar

Assistant Professor Diana Padilla Named Fulbright Scholar
- School of Social Work Assistant Professor Diana Padilla has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. The grant will enable her to further develop her global research in the area of Latino adolescent...[Read More]

School of Social Work receives No. 1 ranking

School of Social Work receives No. 1 ranking
- The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work’s Masters of Social Work Program is ranked No. 1 among the 50 Best Online Masters of Social Work Degree Programs for 2018. Best MSW...[Read More]

NIH grant to UTA researchers aims to reduce caregiver stress

NIH grant to UTA researchers aims to reduce caregiver stress
- Two UTA social work professors are using an NIH grant to find ways to reduce stress of families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.[Read More]

School of Social Work welcomes 14 new faculty members

School of Social Work welcomes 14 new faculty members
- Jandel Crutchfield, Zhen Cong (cq), Diana Padilla-Medina The School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington welcomed 14 new faculty members for the 2018-19 academic year. With...[Read More]

Social Work earns three top rankings

Social Work earns three top rankings
- The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work earned another top ranking this year for its graduate program. The latest ranking is the 2019 Best Online Colleges for Master’s in...[Read More]

Two new School of Social Work professors win international award

Two new School of Social Work professors win international award
- Two professors joining The University of Texas at Arlington this fall were announced as the winners of the Best Human Services App Idea Award at the Education and Social Development Conference in...[Read More]

Social Works holds annual celebration of excellence, honors academic achievement

Social Works holds annual celebration of excellence, honors academic achievement
- School of Social Work faculty, staff and students bonded over food and drink in celebration of the year’s accomplishments April 17 in the University of Texas at Arlington Central...[Read More]

2017

Five School of Social Work Students awarded fellowships by the National Institute for Transportation and Communities

Five School of Social Work Students awarded fellowships by the National Institute for Transportation and Communities
-  The National Institute for Transportation and Communities awarded five University of Texas at Arlington social work students with funds to support their dissertation and thesis work. Four...[Read More]

School of Social Work celebrates 50 years of educating leaders, community engagement

School of Social Work celebrates 50 years of educating leaders, community engagement
- The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and owes its existence to the support of several community organizations that advocated and...[Read More]

Professor Black Wins Educational Leadership Award

Professor Black Wins Educational Leadership Award
- Dr. Beverly Black was selected as the winner of the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work Award for Educational Leadership in Doctoral Education and received a certificate...[Read More]

Professors Receive Recognition as Mentors to Women Students

Professors Receive Recognition as Mentors to Women Students
- Dr. Noelle Fields and Dr. Catheleen Jordan were recognized and honored as mentors through the Council on Social Work Education’s Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work...[Read More]

2016

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]

School of Social Work graduate program rises from 10th position to 3rd in new ranking

School of Social Work graduate program rises from 10th position to 3rd in new ranking
- ARLINGTON, Texas – The University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Social Work moved up seven spaces from 10th in 2015 to now third in the nation according to a graduateprograms.com...[Read More]

Social Work Graduate Program Rises in Ranks

Social Work Graduate Program Rises in Ranks
- UTA’s School of Social Work graduate program cracked the top three in the nation. The third-place ranking is an increase of its previous ranking of 10th, according to...[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 Professor Earns Distinguished Scholar Award

Social Work Professor Earns Distinguished Scholar Award
- Dr. Maria Scannapieco, social work professor and director of the Center for Child Welfare, has been selected as a member of UTA’s Academy of Distinguished Scholars for recognition of her...[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]

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]

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]

2015

Professor Emeritus Receives Prestigious Award for Innovative Research and Social Work Practice

Professor Emeritus Receives Prestigious Award for Innovative Research and Social Work Practice
- The University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Social Work proudly congratulates Dr. Wayne Duehn on his recent honor for service and innovative research in social work. Dr. Wayne Duehn,...[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]

Social Work Assistant Professor Awarded Competitive Scholar Course for Innovative Health Disparity Research

Social Work Assistant Professor Awarded Competitive Scholar Course for Innovative Health Disparity Research
- Dr. Katherine Sanchez, assistant professor in the School of Social Work at UT Arlington, was honored for her cutting-edge work in health disparity research, practice and policy interventions as a...[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]