Social Work to Hold Four Open Houses

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“A critical need for graduate level social workers has emerged in Kentucky, especially in mental health, child welfare, and school social work. Our college offers exemplary programs in all three areas and we are determined, as part of our mission, to help meet the need that exists in communities and agencies throughout the Commonwealth.”

-- Kay Hoffman,
dean,
UK College of Social Work

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 16, 2004) -- The University of Kentucky College of Social Work will hold open houses at four regional sites to showcase its graduate programs.

The sessions are for anyone interested in social work careers or education. UK College of Social Work faculty and administrators will discuss admission requirements, financial aid, the curriculum, and other questions of prospective students.

“The College of Social Work reaches out to people throughout Kentucky who may be interested in pursuing graduate education in social work,” said Kay Hoffman, dean, UK College of Social Work. “A critical need for graduate level social workers has emerged in Kentucky, especially in mental health, child welfare, and school social work. Our college offers exemplary programs in all three areas and we are determined, as part of our mission, to help meet the need that exists in communities and agencies throughout the Commonwealth.”

Dates, times, locations and contact information for the four sessions are:

• March 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Northern Kentucky University, University Center Ballroom, Highland Heights, Ky. Contact Debbie Curl-Nagy at (859) 392-2423 or e-mail.

• March 31, 3-5 p.m., University of Kentucky, 645 Patterson Office Tower, Lexington. Contact Surjit Dhooper at (859) 257-3254 or e-mail dhooper@uky.edu, or contact Martin B. Tracy at (859) 257-5740 or e-mail.

• April 13, 3-5 p.m., Morehead State University, Len Miller Room, Academic Athletic Center, Morehead, Ky. Contact Lynn Geurin at (606) 783-2409 or e-mail.

• April 27, begins at 5:30 p.m., UK Center for Rural Health, Room 220, Hazard, Ky. Contact Dierdra Robinson at (606) 439-3557 or e-mail.


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