Naurine Lennox ’64, associate professor emerita of social work and family studies, was awarded the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Minnesota chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. She was nominated by Professor of Social Work and Family Studies Mary Carlsen ’79.
The award recognizes Naurine’s founding of the social work program at St. Olaf College and her lifelong commitment to students, faculty, field supervisors, and other community partners. It also recognizes her role in the early development of the National Institute for Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas and the Social Work in Latin America semester program in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
“Dental Disparities among Low-Income American Adults: A Social Work Perspective” in Health and Social Work by Hannah MacDougall ’11
Family Studies 261 students team up with Rice County
Check out this “social work” take on Beyoncé’s popular Flawless as created by Kate Panning ’15 and Claire DeWind ’15. The song is divided using short excerpts from speeches given by faculty members Mary Carlsen and Susie Smalling.
2016 Social Work Day at the Capitol
Social Work students in SW258: Social Policy, took part in the education and advocacy Day at the Capitol, sponsored by NASW- MN. With nearly 800 social work students, faculty and practitioners, participants learned about current legislative efforts in health and human services, and met with Rep. David Bly ’74, Sen, Kevin Dahle.