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College’s Social Work Department, under the leadership of Chairman Dr. Timothy
C. Okeke, has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2022 by the Council on
Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation.
The reaffirmation follows
the addition of three social work courses to Livingstone College’s Evening and
Social Work is
one of the more popular majors at Livingstone, and during 2013 Commencement
Exercises, 19 students obtained bachelor’s degrees in social work. Currently,
the College has 80 students majoring in social work, and several of them are in
the process of obtaining internships at various agencies and organizations in
Salisbury and Rowan County.
society when, unfortunately, many families are fragmented and the job market
continues lagging, social workers are becoming increasingly more important,”
said President Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr. “Our social work department continues
making great strides toward preparing students for the vital work they’re going
to be performing after they graduate. I am confident the numbers of students
choosing to major in social work here at Livingstone College will continue
growing, and also that the department will continue adequately preparing them
for the noble profession.”
social work students were inducted into the Lambda Xi chapter of Phi Alpha
Honor Society. To become a member, students must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA.
And many of Livingstone’s social work graduates go on to obtain master’s
degrees and Ph.D.’s in social work, according to Okeke.
College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate degree. Contact the
Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Decatur Lane, Decatur, Ga., 30033-4097
or by calling (404) 697-4501. The Social Work Department is accredited by the
Council on Social Work Education. Contact the Council at 1001 Duke Street,
Suite 200, Alexandria, Va. 22314 or by calling (703) 683-8080.