Spring 2022 MSSW Program News

Congratulations Vickie Stone!

Vickie Stone will graduate in May from the MSSW program and will receive the Alice Eaves Barnes award for her perseverance. WLKY featured her story in 2018. Story here.

Vickie Stone


Kent End of Semester Celebration

MSSW students joined Dr. Miller, MSSW staff and faculty for an end of the semester celebration with music, food, fun, raffles and fellowship in the Student Activities Center. Thanks to everyone who was able to join us. We are so proud of all of our students! 



2022 Champions for Change MSSW/MSCFT Student Spotlight: Zoe Schaver

2022 Champions MSCFT/MSSW Zoe Schaver

Zoe Schaver is from Louisville and in her second and final year of graduate school. She was originally interested in journalism; however, that interest led her to pursue dual degrees in Social Work and Couple and Family Therapy. “I grew up very passionate about journalism and wanting to be a journalist (my parents both were journalists once upon a time). I’ve always been very interested in people of all varieties and walks of life. However, my experiences in journalism only made me want to be able to get to know and connect with people on a much deeper level.” Zoe says the dual-degree program was the right choice for her because she had been positively impacted by therapy, and has always been inspired by the fight for social justice.  Continue Reading


HBCU Cardinal Express to Success

The HBCU Cardinal Express to Success program is designed to increase the representation of advanced social work practitioners of color prepared to provide practice with diverse, vulnerable and marginalized individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. This graduate MSSW program will focus on recruiting students who are currently pursuing or have completed a Bachelor of Social Work degree at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).

The Kent School of Social Work has an accelerated admissions process and scholarship opportunities for HBCU students and recent graduates. Through our programmatic offerings of mentoring and networking opportunities, professional development, career placement support and scholarships, the program will strive to provide the support the students need to be successful during their social work education and in their professional social work careers.

More information about the program is available here: http://louisville.edu/kent/academics/hbcu-cardinal-express-to-success/


Want to Become a School Social Worker?

The School Social Work Specialization is designed to prepare students for careers in school settings. For more information contact Margret Nance mmharr06@louisville.edu