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October 07, 2016

2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Finalists

Nine of the 2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition finalists are students in College of Arts and Sciences departments and programs including Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Social Work.
UAB senior Shanquela Williams says she has a passion to change the world. And she’s off to a good start: In the spring of 2016, she made a difference in the lives of children in the west African nation of Ghana, where she spent a semester studying social work.
MSW program applications will be available starting on September 1, 2016.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Social Work has announced the formation of a Master of Social Work (MSW) program commencing in the fall of 2017.
Shanquela Williams, junior social work major, will spend the spring semester in Ghana as part of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.
At the UAB Center for Patient Safety and Advanced Medical Simulation in Quarterback Tower and the UAB School of Medicine Simulation Sandbox, interprofessional simulations have involved social work students from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Christa Mojica was named the 2015 Outstanding Social Work Student of the Year and Lee Allen was named the recipient of the 2015 Noman Eggleston Student Award.
Students from Hacettepe Üniversitesi in Ankara, Turkey recently visited UAB for 30 days to research the Social Work culture in the United States.
Mary Rainey Wetzel has been named the Department of Social Work Outstanding Undergraduate, 2013-14.
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