​social work Points of Pride​​​

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  • More than 95 percent of our graduates have either found employment or entered graduate school within three months of graduation
  • ​​​Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education​ (CSWE) since 1995

  • Smaller class sizes allow for more personal attention with faculty

  • Transfer students​ can easily migrate into our program.

  • Almost 90 percent of our graduates are able to meet all requirements and obtain professional licensure immediately upon graduation

  • Our graduates have been admitted to graduate schools in social work, the law, liberal studies, and public administration in eight states

  • All of our faculty have extensive professional practice experience

  • Outstanding field placement possibilities in both rural and urban settings

  • An active social work club

  • An active chapter of Phi Alpha Honor Society​

Social work is a developing profession in Vietnam and the universities are trying to create professional programs and internship opportunities for students there.

Social Work Publications:

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  • ilgus, A.J. (forthcoming).  Differentiation and Remarriage:  A Thirty Year Journey. In P. Titelman (Ed).  Differentiation:  Bowen family systems theory perspectives.  New York, NY:  Routledge.
  • Hampton-Farmer, C., Laverick, E., Denecker, C., Tulley, C., Diederich, N. & Wilgus, A.  (2013). Growing a Faculty Writing Group on a Traditionally Teaching-Focused Campus:  A Model for Faculty Development.  Journal of Faculty Development, 27 (2), 56-62.
  • Wilgus, A.J. (2012).  Suicide and Systems.  Family Systems.  9 (2), 9-2
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  • Wilgus, A.J. (2011). Incorporating Bowen Theory into an Undergraduate Social Work Curriculum:  An Exercise in the Responsible Management of Self.  In C.M. White & O. Bregman (Eds). Bringing Systems Thinking to Life:  Expanding the Horizons for Bowen Family Systems Theory.     New York, NY:  Routled
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  • Wilgus, A.J. (2008).   Triangles at the Time of a Chronic Illness and Death. In P. Titelman (Ed.), Triangles:  Bowen family systems theory perspectives (pp. 157-172).  Binghamton, New York:  Haworth Pre
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  • Wilgus, A.J.  (2004).  Peace Follows Principle:  Theory Comes Alive in the Face of Death.  Family Systems Forum, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Summer), 1, 8, 11-12, 14-15. Houston, Texa
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  • Wilgus, A.J.  (2003).  Lone Wolves and Rogue Elephants:  Emotional Cutoff Among Animals. In P. Titelman (Ed.),  Emotional Cutoff:  Bowen family systems theory perspectives . (pp. 67-81).  Binghamton, New York:  Haworth Press.
  • Wilgus, A.J. & I. Epstein. (1978).   Group Homes for Adolescents:  A Comparative Case Study. Social Work, Vol. 23, No. 6 (November), 486-491.