Highlights, News, and Events

Thinking about majoring in Social Work? Join the Social Work Orientation Meetings
Friday, October 17 from 2-3 pm
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

Help raise money to build wheelchair accessible garden beds in the SU community garden!
Canners will be outside Sheetz on the following dates:
Friday, October 17 from 10am - 12pm
Saturday, October 18 from 10am - 12pm

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
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