Social Work Spotlight! Social Work Month Calendar of Events





“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi


The Month of March is also known as National Social Work Month, a celebration of those who help build and empower positive family and community relationships. Benedict College’s Social Work Department is hosting many events that reflect on the meaning of social work and gathering old and new Benedict College social work majors. Below are the events featured during Social Work Month:


Date: Thursday, March 7th

Event: Social Work Month Kickoff Event: Social Work: Beyond DSS (Co-Sponsored with CABSW)

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Business Development Center

Date: Tuesday, March 19th 

Event: Save the Children Action Network: Special Guest, Deborah Depaoli, M.ED

Time: 11:00 a.m. 

Location: Bacoats Hall Room 105


Date: Tuesday, March 26th

Event: Social Work Club Presents: An Alumni Reunion Meet and Greet

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Media Center

Date: Tuesday, March 26th

Event: NASW- SC Chapter Spring Symposium Panel Discussion: “Life Post-Graduation” feat: Social Work Dept. Chair; Dr. John W. Miller Jr.

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Doubletree Hotel, Columbia, SC

Thursday, March 28th

Event: Professional Development Series: Special Guest, Jan H. Giesen, LISW-CP/S, CPM

Administrator of Social Work Services;  SC Department of Juvenile Justice

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: Bacoats Hall Room 105


For full calendar of events flyer, click the link above.




Benedict College Social Work

(803) 705-4623

Fax: (803) 705-7079

1600 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29204, USA

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