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Faculty Position

The School of Social Work currently has an opening for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Read more 

BSW Admissions Decisions Finalized

Please be advised that admissions decisions for both the BSW as a First Degree and the BSW as a Second Degree programs have been finalized and notification letters have been sent out to all applicants. We apologize for the unavoidable delay.


The School of Social Work Alumni
Meet and Greet was a great success!

As part of Memorial's Reunion 2012 festivities, staff and faculty of the School of Social Work met up with friends, colleagues, and former students at Humphrey's downtown.

Alumni from a wide range of graduation years snacked on hors d'oeuvres and had some laughs with former classmates and professors. Here's some highlights from the evening:


"Our Future is Aging" Conference 
Halifax - Nov. 21-23, 2012  

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 Convocation May 2012

The May 2012 convocation saw our higest number of graduating students!

Also, the School was notified of a number of Fellows of the School of Graduate Studies just prior to the convocation reception held in the Chapel on May 31.

Here's some highlights from the day!

Andrew Harvey and Lisa Crockwell

Andrew Harvey receiving the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers (NLASW) Student Award from Lisa Crockwell, NLASW's executive director and registrar. This award is presented annually to a graduating BSW student who has demonstrated a high level of practice competence during field placements and a commitment to the profession, as illustrated by active participation in professionally-related activities and organizations.

 Stephanie Noel and Prof. Janice Parsons

Stephanie Noel receiving the University Medal of Academic Excellence in Social Work from associate dean of undergraduate studies Janice Parsons. This medal is awarded to the student who has obtained the higest average in her/his social work courses.

Stephanie also won the Lyndsey Anne Antle Award in Social Work. Established in memory of Lyndsey Anne Antle who was a social work student at Memorial, this award is presented to the student in the graduating class who has the highest average for years three and four of the Social Work program combined.

Jeff Walsh and associate dean Dr. Donna Hardy Cox

Jeff Walsh being presented with the Christopher and Donna Cox Award for Student Leadership by associate dean of graduate studies Dr. Donna Hardy Cox. This scholarship is awarded to a graduating BSW student who has made the greatest contribution to student and community leadership.

 Jeff Walsh receiving David Kirkland Award

Jeff Walsh receiving the David Kirkland Student Leadership Award from Student Volunteer Bureau staff. This award is presented to a graduate or undergraduate student who has made exceptional contributions to the Memorial community through his/her leadership efforts during the past year, and who possess a minimum average of 65 per cent.

 Address from Class President

Class President Mandy Penney offers a funny and moving address.

 Nicole Healey

Nicole Healey offers an inspiring and heart-felt address on behalf of the BSW Second Degree Class.

Cathy Morris and Nick Nash

Cathy Morris and Nick Nash - two of our graduating Master of Social Work students who were able to attend the reception.

Graduating BSW first and second degree students.

Class of 2012!


School of Social Work Tees


The class of 2013 is selling t-shirts with a social work crest. The price is $20. Contact This fundraising initiative will see the proceeds going to the Class of 2013 graduation. Shirts come in ladies and mens sizes and the ladies are a small make.

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