Highlights, News, and Events

Thinking about majoring in Social Work? Join the Social Work Orientation Meetings
Tuesday, November 4 from 3-4:30 pm
Thursday, December 4 from 3:30-4:30 pm
RSVP here. RSVP recommended, but not required.

Come Support SW POC Projects

Shippnsburg Community Resource Coalition's Summer Lunch Program
Donation Day in CUB - 10/27/14 from 11am - 2pm
Restaurant Night at Knute's - 11/3/14 from 10am - 11pm
Print off the flyer
For more information, contact Jenna

Ship Says No More Campaign!
Members of campus should hold the "No More" sign
Submit it to Women's Center by:
-emailing the photos to womenscenter@ship.edu
-post the photos to twitter with #ShipSaysNoMore or @suwomenscenter
Signs are available at the Women's Center or the Social Work department
Come by the CUB on Wednesday, October 29 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm to have your picture taken and submitted!
Photos due by October 31

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    Contact Information

    Department of Social Work & Gerontology
    Shippensburg University
    382 Shippen Hall
    1871 Old Main Drive
    Shippensburg, PA 17257
    (717) 477-1717


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    Dr. Sam Benbow


    Office: 329 Shippen Hall

    Phone: 717-477-1781

    Email: srbenb@ship.edu


    BA-Social Work, Shippensburg University (1989)

    MS-Counseling: College Student Personnel, Shippensburg University (2006)

    D. Ed.-Administration and Leadership, Indiana University of PA (2007)


    SWK102: Social Work in Social Welfare

    SWK150: Human Relations Lab

    SWK265: Understanding Diversity for Social Work Practice

    SWK340: Assessing Organizations and Communities in Society

    SWK389,390,391: Field Work in Social Work

    SWK450: Social Welfare Policy and Services

    SWK501: Principles and Philosophies of Social Work