Tag: Masters Social Work

Double duty: UW-Green Bay Masters of Social Work program doubles in size

Social Work

UW-Green Bay had a successful collaboration with UW-Oshkosh since launching a Masters of Social Work (MSW) in 2003. Not even optimistic program leaders could have predicted the explosion in applicants when UW-Green Bay decided to go at it alone in 2015. Enrollment doubled and the University could only admit half of the cohort that applied. […]

Enrollment for MSW Program exceeds predictions two years in a row

Here is some fantastic news…UW-Green Bay’s Master of Social Work (MSW) Program launched in June of 2015 with higher than anticipated enrollments. Currently in its second year, it boasts 89 students across six different cohorts, making it the University’s largest graduate program. As part of their MSW program requirements, students in last May’s graduating class displayed […]

Social Work celebrates

The UWGB Social Work Professional Programs held a first annual Social Work Symposium and Celebration in Rose Hall on Thursday, May 5. The Symposium showcased the major projects of the graduating MSW students as well as honors in the major projects, research and advocacy class efforts, and activities from students organizations: Campus Cupboard, Campus Kitchen […]

Celebrating the ‘new’ UW-Green Bay MSW

UW-Green Bay, operating for the first time as its own freestanding program, celebrated the “new” Master of Social Work Program on April 29 with a welcome/orientation session in the University Union for students of the program. The students were greeted by Dean Sue Mattison of the College of Professional Studies and welcomed by members of […]

Returning adult MSW grad will offer Saturday’s student address

Soon-to-be MSW grad Susan Exworthy has done the commencement thing before — exactly one year ago, in fact. In May 2013, Exworthy, a 50-year-old returning adult student, earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree (and a University Leadership Award, to boot). Saturday (May 17), she’ll participate in the ceremony as a Master of Social Work […]

Returning adult Social Work student is UW-Green Bay graduating class speaker

A returning adult student who is earning her Master of Social Work degree while working full-time, carrying an expanded course load and completing an internship requirement of 15 hours per week will be the graduating class speaker during UW-Green Bay commencement Saturday, May 17. Susan Exworthy of De Pere completed her undergraduate degree in Social […]

Master’s of Social Work gets OK for independent program

The UW System Board of Regents voted unanimously Friday (Feb. 7) for a resolution authorizing development of an independent Master of Social Work (MSW) Program at UW-Green Bay. This will formally end the Collaborative MSW Program with UW Oshkosh, which is now authorized to develop its own independent MSW Program as well. This change was […]

Faculty note: Higgins publication

Doreen Higgins, associate professor of Social Work and coordinator for the master’s in social work program, is co-author of a paper published in the May 2013 edition of the journal Educational Gerontology. Higgins collaborated with Prof. Eunjeong Ko of San Diego State University on the article, “Do older Korean immigrants engage in end-of-life communication?” Their […]

Social Work master’s program listed among best in U.S.

The UW-Green Bay/UW-Oshkosh Collaborative Master of Social Work program is listed among the best in the country, according to a recent peer ranking from U.S. News & World Report. The program tied for No. 89 on the list of 200 schools listed in a subsection of the “Top Health Schools” portion of the “Best Graduate […]