Current Social Work Student News & Highlights

Congratulations to our 2019 BSW graduates.  The largest Social Work program class and so very accomplished!

Congratulations to our 2018 BSW Graduates!

Congratulations to our recent 2017 BSW graduates!!!

2017 PSU BSW graduates

The Social Work Program recognizes student achievement by selecting students each year who excel in their academic performance and contributions to the academic and wider community. Five awards are given (as of May 2018):

    • 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
    • Exemplar of Social Work Values Award

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


  • Senior: Katelyn O’Neill
  • Junior:  Devyn Peters
  • Practicum: Soma Thapa & Anita Dhungel
  • Community Service: Emily Krueger
  • Exemplar of Social Work Values: Emily Lamot


  • Senior: Gina Wheeler
  • Junior:  Nicole Blake & Lora Giguere
  • Practicum: Marissa Martinez
  • Community Service: Brooke Sweet
  • Exemplar of Social Work Values: Allyson Brown


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