News from the Wilma Hepker School of Social Work and Sociology

There’s lots happening in the School of Social Work and Sociology! 

Read our latest news stories.


MLK celebration
January 14, 2020

MLK celebration

Community event at WWU to honor life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Social policy
July 09, 2019

Social policy

Warner doctorate explores ‘resilience in the lives of black women’

2019 graduation weekend
May 29, 2019

2019 graduation weekend

Acclaimed author and pastor Karl Haffner to speak for 2019 commencement

Excellence in social work
May 20, 2019

Excellence in social work

Smith named Washington state Social Worker of the Year

Department News

The Office of Diversity and MLK planning committee have invited Dr. Laurelle’ Warner to give the keynote address for the 2020 MLK Celebration. Congratulations to Dr. Warner for being selected for this honor.

We are still searching for a permanent dean; meanwhile, Dr Darold Bigger has accepted the challenge of acting as our interim dean for this school year. Darold, it is a delight to have you on our team.

Recognition goes to current BSW student Gerald Margil, serving as the NASW-WA chapter BSW Student Rep for 2019-20. See their announcement here. Congratulations, Gerald!


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