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MARCH 2018

Thursday, March 1: Social Work Month begins.

Saturday, March 3, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm: ASWB Licensure Preparation Course. This is a one day LMSW and LCSW Exam preparation course. Facilitator: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW. Space limited to 20 students. ID must be presented at event. To register, contact or call 678-691-2112. UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, Room 165.

Friday, March 9 - Saturday, March 10
32nd Annual Julius Hornstein Conference.
Named for Julius "Boo" Hornstein (MSW '72), this is the annual professional conference of the Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah. Details: Contact:, Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Farm Street, Savannah, Georgia.

Monday, March 12 - Friday, March 16: Spring Break. No Classes.

Monday, March 19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm: "It’s Time to Talk: Forum on Race"
Keynote Speaker: Anna Scheyett, dean of the School of Social Work. Details at It's Time to Talk. The event is sponsored by the Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund, the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development and the Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights. Contact: Llewellyn "Lee" Cornelius, Student Center Grand Ballroom.
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Voices for Change: Informal Conversation with Civil Rights Pioneer Maria Varela. Light refreshments will be served, Contact: Melissa Williams, Social Work Building, Ground Floor Lounge

Tuesday, March 20, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Donald L. Hollowell Lecture. Speaker: Maria Varela. Details at Hollowell Lecture. Sponsored by the School of Social Work and the Center for Social Justice, Human and Civil Rights. Contact: Llewellyn "Lee" Cornelius,  UGA Chapel, 109 Herty Field, Athens, Ga.

Wednesday, March 21
Noon - 12:30 pm: MSW Q&A. MSW Admissions Coordinator Leon Banks, Ph.D., and Graduate Recruitment Coordinator Mumbi Mwaura will discuss the MSW Program and answer questions during this Facebook Live event at

Thursday, March 22
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Celebrating Graduate Research to Improve Human Health,
Meet UGA graduate students, including social work students, to learn about their resarch and innovative approaches to improving health. Health Sciences Campus, Quarters A, 100 Foster Road, Athens, GA.
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Georgia Society for Clinical Social Workers Membership Drive.
Presentation on the benefits of membership. Contact: Constance Wooden-Smith,, UGA Gwinnett Campus, Room 114, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA

Monday, March 26 - Wednesday March 28
Noon - 1:30 pm: Self-Care Lunch Break.
Build self-care into your lunch break! In honor of Social Work Month, the Student-Faculty Committee will host self-care events during the lunch hour March 26-28. For details, contact Holden Arthur, or Monique Pollins,

Friday, March 30
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Social Work Day at the U.N.
BSW seniors who attended Social Work Day at the United Nations in New York City will give a presentation about the experience. SSW Building, Ground Floor Lounge. Contact: Jane McPherson,



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