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.

Happy 125th birthday!
December 04, 2017

Happy 125th birthday!

WWU marks 125th anniversary with day-long celebration on Thursday, Dec. 7

Ancient coins discovered
November 10, 2017

Ancient coins discovered

Two WWU seniors find coins in the ruins of Laodicea

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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