News Archive

The School of Social Work at Western Michigan University is pleased to share news including accomplishments and new initiatives.

Both Sides of the Fence

Photo of Barbara BartonSocial work professor selected for service learning award
WMU School of Social Work Associate Professor Dr. Barbara Barton has been selected by the Michigan Campus Compact to receive the 2014 Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award.

thumnail photo of Hector Luis DiazSchool welcomes new Director and Professor Héctor Luis Díaz
Dr. Héctor Luis Díaz comes to Western Michigan University from the University of Texas - Pan American (UTPA) College of Health Science and Human Services, where he has served as professor and chair of the Department of Social Work since 2006.

Photo of Demtria Jones.Social work graduate assistant honored as WMU student employee of the year
Congratulations to Demetria Jones, a graduate assistant in the School of Social Work field education office, who has been selected from among 66 nominees and more than 3,900 student employees as the 2012-13 Western Michigan University Student Employee of the Year.