Tag: Masters Social Work

Campus mourns loss of student, Victoria Burger

Members of campus mourn the passing of student and alumna Victoria Burger (24) who died in a car accident recently. She was a spring 2016 Psychology graduate and current student of the UW-Green Bay Masters of Social Work program. See her obituary here.

UW-Green Bay hosts hearing on dementia services and education

At a budget hearing at UW-Green Bay over the weekend, local advocates pressed state Democrats to preserve or expand funding for dementia services and education in the state budget. The Green Bay Press-Gazette covered the hearing. “UWGB Professor of Social Work Doreen Higgins told the legislators Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to boost UW-System funding by […]

Education was instrumental in Social Work licensure

An addendum to a previous post… UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Programs recently received approval from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to provide a school social work licensure program for Master of Social Work (MSW) students and practitioners. With the guidance and assistance from Steve Kimball and Amy Bartelme from Education, the MSW […]

New School Social Worker License for UW-Green Bay

UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Programs recently received approval from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to provide a school social work licensure program for Master of Social Work (MSW) students and practitioners. Gail Trimberger, MSW graduate chair, and Margaret Kubek, lecturer and MSW field coordinator (and previous school social worker), pursued this initiative […]

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

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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 […]