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Brandy Jemczura, founder of Seeds of Caring, featured in The Lantern

January 24, 2024

Brandy Jemczura, MSW ’11 and Hall of Fame ’23, was featured in The Lantern for her creation of Seeds of Caring, a Columbus-based nonprofit that encourages service, social action and community-building for children. The ultimate …

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Tebben receives Outstanding Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award

January 17, 2024

Congratulations to alumna Dr. Erin Tebben (PhD ’23) who was honored as the recipient of the 2024 Society for Social Work and Research Outstanding Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award. Tebben’s dissertation, entitled “Interrogating Anti-Blackness in …

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The College of Social Work is never satisfied

December 12, 2023

Faculty and students embrace their enduring mission to care for people but continually stretch and adapt to provide what modern communities need. When asked to name his favorite College of Social Work teachers, Al Cho …

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“You give it all you have” – Patrice Palmer

December 12, 2023

Patrice Palmer featured in the Ohio State Alumni Magazine Inspired by family and faith, Patrice Palmer ’09, ’10 MSW is a nonprofit CEO, the National Social Worker of 2022 and a former inmate with one …

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Innovative initiative educates Dublin teachers as social workers

November 3, 2023

The College of Social Work is partnering with Dublin City Schools to train 25 teachers and staffers in the district to become licensed social workers in order to better address the mental health needs of …

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Back to school

November 3, 2023

Alumni bring about change for young students JESSICA KAIN, MSW ’21 Jessica Kain followed her parents into social work, including her mom, Lisa Durham, assistant dean of strategic initiatives and community engagement. “My undergraduate degree …

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