Everything listed under: Community

  • Community Engagement: Roosevelt Leadership Academy

    The Roosevelt Leadership Academy recently made a field trip to the school and university. Organized by Dr. Brady, the students learned about college life at OU, heard about social work, were addressed by two Latina students about maintaining cultural identity and community, and took a walking tour of campus through the visitor's center.  Special thanks to Dr.   Read More...

  • Child Welfare Exchange 2015

      The International Child Welfare Exchange is now in its second year at the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work. In May 2014, the first ten MSW graduate students traveled to Israel where they learned and experienced international issues in child welfare. They shared this in-country experience with other faculty from the University of Oklahoma as part of an ongoing international elective exchange program generously funded by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.   Read More...

  • Alumni Update - Shawn Partridge, Muscogee (Creek) Nation

    Shawn Partridge is an alumna of the MSW program and current Board of Visitors member. She is the Director of the Family Violence Prevention Program for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Counting Shawn, the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Family Violence Prevention Program Staff is made up of four alumni and/or current students.   Read More...

  • Careers in Aging Week

       On Friday, April 9th the school hosted a continuing education event in collaboration with the College of Nursing, the Geriatric Department of Medicine, the Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center, and the Gerontological Society of America designed to bring together students and professionals from the community to educate and encourage career exploration in the area of aging. The event begin with a working-lunch and panel discussion. The panel consisted of professionals who spe...  Read More...

  • Professional Development Day 2015

       The Tulsa campus hosted its second annual Professional Development Day for students this past Thursday, March 12, 2015. Sponsored by the school, the MSWSA, and the College of Arts and Sciences, this day aims to provide students with a variety of resources to fuel their professional career and includes: Tulsa area agency representatives  Faculty/student advising time Licensure talk by Jim Marks, Director of the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers NASW talk by Mary Jo...  Read More...

  • Social Work Month & Self-Care

    Social workers will celebrate National Social Work Month in March 2015 with the theme "Social Work Paves the Way for Change." March will also begin a celebration of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 60th anniversary. You can read more about the month and celebration here. NASW has also made an official proclamation available here which can be sent to local or state government in recognition of the profession.   Read More...

  • 2015 Hall of Fame

    The 2015 Hall of Fame Awards will be on June 19, 2015. We are accepting nominations through May 8th. Please submit your nomination online here.   Read More...

  • Race Relations in Tulsa, Starting a Dialogue

    We are so proud of our student association, which under the guidance of Kirsten Havig, faculty sponsor, worked with other community partners to get a dialogue started about race relations. A panel discussion followed after a viewing of "Hate Crimes in the Heartland". Now that's social work in action!   Read More...