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Dec
10
2014
Practical Advice for Coping with Grief During the Holidays
Dr. Helen Harris is featured in a number of publications giving practical advice for coping with grief at the holidays.
Nov
4
2014
Dyer Tops List of Influential Social Workers
Our very own Dr. Preston Dyer is named the top most influential social worker alive today in an article on the Social Work Degree Guide website.
Oct
21
2014
Faculty Member Featured as "Boomer" Expert
Dr. Dennis Myers was recently featured as an expert in the field of Gerontology and connecting with congregations.
Oct
16
2014
WACO, Texas (Oct. 16, 2014) -- "Faith and Film" will be the theme of the 2014 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture. Hosted by the Institute for Faith and Learning and the Institute for Studies of Religion, the conference will take place Thursday, Oct. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 25.
Sep
12
2014
BU School of Social Work Houston Campus Coming Summer 2015!
The Baylor School of Work is looking to offer its Master of Social Work at a location in the Houston metro area.
Nov
12
2013
Dr. Jon Singletary Recognized with VCU Making a Difference Alumni Award
Jon Eric Singletary, Ph.D., M.Div, M.S.W., exemplifies how to make a difference through social work research, community practice, teaching and scholarship.
Oct
24
2013
James W. Ellor, Ph.D., a professor in the School of Social Work at Baylor, and Sara Dolan, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences, have been chosen for a major state award for their volunteer crisis intervention work in the city of West following the fertilizer plant explosion in April in which 15 people were killed.
Oct
24
2013
Congratulations to Dr. Gaynor Yancey, who was just recently recognized for outstanding achievement by her Alma Mater, East Texas Baptist University.
Oct
15
2013
WACO, Texas (Oct. 15, 2013) - Baylor University today announced a gift from Danny and Lenn Prince of Dallas, Texas, that will establish the Danny and Lenn Prince Chair in the School of Social Work.
Aug
21
2013
The Baylor School of Social Work will hold its annual Fall Worship Service Thurs., Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., in the George W. Truett Theological Seminary Chapel with three very special guests.
Aug
19
2013
Schools and departments from around the University are coming together to sponsor the Rethink Mission Conference in September.
Dec
11
2012
WACO (December 8, 2012)--The Waco Downtown Farmer's Market began accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP, today.

The Texas Hunger Initiative is working with local organizations like Caritas and the Hunger Coalition to inform people who use SNAP that their benefits can be used at the farmer's market.
Nov
1
2012
The Waco Independent School District, the City of Waco and Baylor University are collaborating with other local organizations to create a new community-wide position that will tackle poverty in Waco: the chief administrative officer for community and family outreach.
Oct
18
2012
The Southwest Regional Hunger Summit drew more than 200 people from across Texas and surrounding states to search for solutions to hunger and related issues.

The event was organized by the Texas Hunger Initiative, which operates from the Baylor School of Social Work. The event drew several nonprofit group officials involved in Waco's "Poverty to Prosperity" initiative, along with Mayor Malcolm Duncan Jr.
Oct
8
2012
The School of Social Work invites applications for two positions of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor, full-time positions beginning August 2013. The School of Social Work also invites applications for the position of Lecturer, a full-time position also beginning August 2013.

Please visit http://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=85121 to learn more.
May
17
2012
Baylor University School of Social Work recognized Darla Bailey of Louisville, Ky., as the Baylor School of Social Work Honorary Alumna of the Year. Bailey is founder of an innovative day health center for adults with disabilities--a previously underserved population in the Louisville area.
Mar
29
2012
The Global Mission Leadership Initiative in Baylor's School of Social Work brings international leaders to Waco, equips them to be agents of change in their home countries, then sends them back out to impact the world.
Mar
16
2012
Baylor University graduate students Lizeth Castillo, Carolina Fuentes and Andres Felipe Monsalve have been awarded scholarships from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to support bilingual mental health services in Texas. This is in addition to Bea Florez, who continues to benefit from a previous Hogg scholarship, while completing work on her master's degree in the Baylor School of Social Work.
Feb
12
2012
An interdisciplinary team of Baylor University faculty, hosted and guided by the Baylor School of Social Work, has received a one-year grant of $350,000 to fund Phase II of the Military Family Coping Project, a collaborative research effort to study pre-deployment stress among Soldiers, their spouses and parents. The research is supported by the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) at the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC).
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