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.

Billings social work campus
July 02, 2018

Billings social work campus

WWU student therapists receive community awards for serving children and families

High school counseling practicum
June 05, 2018

High school counseling practicum

MSW student fosters individuality, growth at local alternative school

Whitewater rafting
May 30, 2018

Whitewater rafting

ASWWU Outdoors brings students together for rafting on the White Salmon River

April 27, 2018

Missoula campus

WWU Master of Social Work program in Missoula celebrates 20 years

Department News

We seriously miss seeing our students on campus, and in a special way our thoughts and prayers are for our upcoming graduates. We will all get through this! Stay well, stay engaged in your classes, and stay connected with those you love.

Adela Yanez, BSW, MSW Candidate, won the NASW Washington State Chapter Outstanding Student Award for 2020. The annual award is to to honor social workers and citizens that have contributed significantly to their community and society. Congratulations, Adela! We are proud of you!

WWU has its first doctoral program--and it's our very own Doctor of Social Work! Check out our webpage at

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