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Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work

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"Why the Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work?"

The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work is in a vibrant metropolitan community in Southeastern Virginia, close to historic areas and the beach.   You will receive individualized advisement from nationally and internationally known faculty, in a caring and supportive environment. We have a culturally diverse student body and faculty. Your social work degree will prepare you for unlimited opportunities at both public and private agencies, as well as government and policy organizations.

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The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work has a robust history devoted to developing social workers who are advocates, practitioners and change agents. The social work program became a formal major in 1960, under the direction of Dr. Ethelyn Ratcliff Strong, who was the founding Dean of the School of Social Work. Read more

Social Work Programs