Opportunities for Student Involvement
The Student Social Work Organization
The Student Social Work Organization offers students an excellent chance to meet and become acquainted with other social work majors. It opens the door to a learning experience outside the classroom. It is also an opportunity to be informed and aware of issues pertaining to school, work, and community affairs that affect students. This organization also provides opportunities to become involved in such Social Work department committees as Student Issues and Curriculum Development. . To view the organization's constitution, please click here.
SSWO is on FACEBOOK (query: Buffalo State Student Social Work Organization).
- Co-Presidents: Jodi Herrera and Vernnon Sullivan
- Vice President: Latimah Clark
- Secretary: Kayla Filbert
- Co-Treasurers: Rebecca Walkden and Morghann Simms
Kappa Omega Chapter of the Phi Alpha Honor Society
This is the Buffalo State College Chapter of the national social work honor society. [more...]
National Association of Social Workers
Applications to become a student member of NASW are available in the Social Work Department Office, Classroom Building C 115. A $48 membership fee gives students the following benefits: membership at the national and state chapter level; subscriptions to NASW News and Social Work; discounts on other journals and publications; NASW JobLink, Inc.; and more.
Student representatives are elected to the following faculty committees:
This committee is responsible for matters related to course offerings of the Social Work Department. The Curriculum Committee is responsible for reviewing the curriculum and proposing curriculum changes. Two students are elected to this committee from membership in the Student Social Work Organization.
Student Issues Committee
This committee is responsible for making recommendations regarding advisement needs to the faculty and department chair, developing activities and programs which relate to post-graduate concerns, and selecting the outstanding senior awards.