Current Social Work Student News & Highlights

Congratulations to our recent 2017 BSW graduates!!!

2017 PSU BSW graduates

This photo was taken at the Social Work Student Awards Ceremony held on May 9, 2017.  The Social Work Chair, faculty members and staff wish them the very best of luck in their future careers as professional social workers!

The Social Work Department recognizes student achievement by selecting students each year who excel in their academic performance and contributions to the academic and wider community. Four awards are given:

  • Outstanding Senior Achievement Award (highest grade point average)
  • Outstanding Junior Achievement Award (highest grade point average)
  • Outstanding Practicum (Field Placement) Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Community Service Award

We are pleased to recognize the following students as recent award recipients:


  • Senior: Ashley John
  • Junior: Elena Pensa
  • Practicum: Christina Osgood
  • Community Service: Radhika Niroula


  • Senior: Kelsey Wrye
  • Junior: Bonnie Gorman
  • Practicum: Kendra Houle
  • Community Service: Lauren Campbell