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Mar
18
2019
Register Today for our Women's Empowerment Conference
Join our "Women Empowerment Series: Learning to Boldly Equip and Empower Women and Girls", hosted by the SERVE team at the Garland School of Social Work and sponsored by the Grant Me The Wisdom Foundation. CEUs are provided for conference attendance. We have several great guest speakers lined up, and our SERVE team members will be on a Q&A panel. Topics include: empowering women and girls in areas of mental health, leadership and mentorship, and congregations. Thursday evening, we will welcome keynote speaker Anna Coffey, Chief Executive Officer of The Women’s Home. Ms. Coffey has a background in social work, public health and law. She has served women in a wide range of roles from working with rural women in West Africa to helping women make smart decisions about health care.

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Conference registration for March 28-29.

The SERVE Project is a grant-funded, research-based project seeking to Support, Encourage, Respect, Value, and Empower women and girls: SERVE Project Website.
Mar
14
2019
GSSW MSW Program Ranks in Top 25% in Nation
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2019) – Baylor University graduate programs were among those nationally ranked in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.

The latest rankings in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities are published online at www.usnews.com/grad.



Social Work graduate programs in the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work moved up nine places to No. 59.
Mar
8
2019
Celebrate Women's History Month!
March is Women's History Month, and Baylor has several fun and informative events lined up for you! Check out our featured events, and be on the lookout as more are planned.
Mar
8
2019
Dr. Pooler Interviewed About Clergy Sexual Abuse
(RNS) — A “Safe Churches and Ministers” video features a woman recalling how, from the first day she worked as an interim youth minister, the senior pastor of a prestigious Baptist church began making inappropriate sexual advances.

“Is her story familiar?” asks a narrator after the woman describes too-long hugs, inappropriate conversations and an offer to share a hotel room at a denominational meeting.

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Mar
8
2019
GSSW Alumna Chosen as President of Texas Christian Community Development Network
The board elected Bethany Molinar Rivera, youth and families program director of Ciudad Nueva, as its new president.

The realignment at the network reflects natural changes and a desire to use the strengths of all of the people involved, said Molinar Rivera, a graduate of Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary and Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.

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Mar
8
2019
Learning the Value of Social Work: MSW Student Juliana Hale's Story
Baylor Master of Social Work student Juliana Hale has been inspired by her work with many different populations, to earn her graduate degree. We were able to sit down with Juliana and ask her about her decision to pursue a career in the field of social work, why she chose to attend Baylor University, and her experiences within the program.

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