The College of Arts and Sciences has announced the 2016–2017 recipients of the Outstanding College Service Awards: Professor John Hooker, School of Communication, and Professor Doris Houston, School of Social Work.
Lauretta Schaefer is a dance education major who spent her early childhood in the foster care system before being adopted. Now she is working with Social Work Professor Doris Houston, director of Illinois State’s Center for Child Welfare and Adoption Studies, to investigate the factors that influence academic success for Illinois students who have spent time in foster care.
Associate Professor Kathryn Wehrmann from Illinois State University’s School of Social Work will lead the National Association of Social Workers.
Social Work 456: Child and Family Policy is a master’s course designed to explore existing and proposed policies on both a local and federal level that address social issues relating to children and families.
The public is invited to attend the “Interests, Talents, and Skills of African American Youth,” on Friday, June 3, at the Alumni Center.
“A Call to Action: Disrupting the (In)Justice of the School to Prison Pipeline” will be the theme of the Social Work Day Conference on March 28.
The Illinois State University College of Arts and Sciences will sponsor its fifth Main Street College event at 7 p.m. March 21, at the ISU Alumni Center.
Illinois State students testified in a video and at the state capital, hoping to save scholarships for fellow college students formerly in foster care.