DR. YARNECCIA D. DYSON, UNCG DEPARTMENT CHAIR OF SOCIAL WORK AND GERONTOLOGY PROGRAM, TO RECEIVE THE EARLY CAREER FACULTY SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP IN SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AWARD

Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson, Department Chair of Social Work and Gerontology Program at UNC Greensboro, will be presented the Early Career Faculty Service and Leadership in Social Work Education Award.

CSWE proudly presents the Professional Awards during the Annual Program Meeting (APM) every year and recognizes outstanding educators for significant contributions to social work education.

Please join us in celebrating the 2021 Professional Awards recipients during the APM Awards Luncheon on Sunday, November 7 at 11:30 AM ET!

Click here to read more and register for the meeting.Congratulations Dr. Dyson for your contribution to the profession, social work education and our programs!

Dr. Carmen Monico Selected as the 2021-2022 RTI University Scholar

The RTI University Scholars Review Committee selected Dr. Carmen Monico as the 2021-2022 RTI University Scholar. The RTI University Scholars Program provides support for distinguished academic researchers at the Associate Professor level or higher to spend scholarly leave time at RTI International, actively partnering with our experts. The goal of the program is to foster collaboration and catalyze opportunities for externally funded joint projects in the future. The program will enable Dr. Monico to work part-time in scholarship with RTI researchers, including Sara Jones, Senior Conflict Specialist in the Governance and Youth Economic Opportunities Division of the International Development Group, and Wayne Pitts, Criminologist in the Applied Justice Research Division of the Center for Policing Research and Investigation Science. The first article associated with this scholarship was just published.

Monico, C. C. & Pitts, W. J. (2021, August 12). Opportunities and challenges affecting migration in the Northern Triangle. Georgetown Journal of International Affairshttps://gjia.georgetown.edu/2021/08/12/opportunities-and-challenges-affecting-migration-in-the-northern-triangle/ 

Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson (Chair for Social Work and the Gerontology Program) has been invited to facilitate a webinar

Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson (Chair for Social Work and the Gerontology Program) has been invited to facilitate a webinar in the Doctoral Academy Virtual Winter School in the College of Humanities (CHUM) at University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in South Africa. The topic of the webinar is, “Designing phenomenological research studies.

 
The CHUM Doctoral Academy Virtual Winter School is a series of research webinars focusing on special topics in the humanities, education, social and behavioral sciences. It is convened as a doctoral research capacity strengthening initiative with the aim of equipping first year doctoral students with fundamental skills for the conceptualization of rigorous research proposals for doctoral studies in the College of Humanities.