Social work advocacy: Making a difference

February 6, 2024 Social workers are the champions for those facing inequality and injustice. Through counseling, advocacy, and resource connection, they tackle complex issues like poverty, mental health, and child welfare. From healthcare settings to government agencies, their diverse roles build a brighter future for individuals and communities alike. Be a champion for equality and empower communities - become a social worker with an online MSW degree.

Alumna of OHIO Chillicothe's inaugural Social Work cohort returning to teach next generation of health care professionals

January 23, 2024 Nikki (Susan) Priest has returned to her alma mater, Ohio University Chillicothe, to teach in social work.

Empowering Communities, Transforming Lives: The Impact of Social Work

January 23, 2024 Social workers have the power to create transformative change at both individual and community levels. This article highlights inspiring stories of two online MSW students aspiring to empowered communities, restored hope, and transformed lives. Learn about the invaluable contributions social work professionals make and how you can become a part of this impactful journey through OHIO's online MSW program.

Helping others: Careers in social work make an impact on families and communities 

December 21, 2023 'I can’t picture myself anywhere else'⏤OHIO grad works to create stability and offer hope to struggling children and families through her career in social work.

Addressing the world's challenges: Social work's role in creating a better future

November 9, 2023 Social work is a profession dedicated to addressing some of the world's most pressing challenges. Discover how OHIO's online master's degree equips you to tackle these complex issues.

Return to work with purpose: Online master's in social work

November 6, 2023 Ready to re-enter the workforce with a renewed sense of purpose? Our online master's in social work program offers a comprehensive curriculum that prepares you to tackle social challenges head-on. Update your skill set, gain practical experience, and make a meaningful difference in your community. Rediscover your professional calling today!

Make a difference: Transition to social work with an online master's degree

October 20, 2023 In a world where career transition is often driven by profit and individual success, social work stands apart as a dedicated space for those looking to create real, tangible change in the lives of individuals and underserved populations. 

Mackenzie Shultz chosen as the OHIO Eastern Student Resource Center coordinator

August 22, 2023 Mackenzie Shultz was recently named Ohio Campus Compact, AmeriCorps volunteer for the 2023-2024 academic year at Ohio University Eastern.

OHIO Eastern social work student awarded fellowship for self-advocacy

August 11, 2023 At 22 years old, Kelsi Weaver is a disability advocate with cerebral palsy who is making her mark on the world.

Three OHIO faculty receive Regional Higher Education Outstanding Faculty Award

May 24, 2023 Three Ohio University regional higher education faculty members received awards in recognition of their outstanding performance.

Ohio University Chillicothe social work students recognized for service

May 3, 2023 OHIO' College of Health Sciences and Professions recognized OHIO Chillicothe spring graduate Konner Kersey and OHIO Chillicothe’s Student Social Work Association with Dean’s Recognition Awards.

OHIO social work students ‘break barriers’

March 23, 2023 This March’s Social Work Month theme is “Social Work Breaks Barriers." Social work students at Ohio University do just that every day.

Ohio University Chillicothe to host prevention conference

February 21, 2023 Ohio University Chillicothe will host Project Get Smart…About Prevention: The Southcentral Ohio Prevention Conference March 2-3, 2023.

OHIO Zanesville student social work club hosts food drive

November 29, 2022 The Ohio University Zanesville Social Work Student Association is sponsoring a canned food drive to directly benefit the Life Well Shelter and Free Store in Zanesville. 

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Shaw named regional social worker of the year

February 7, 2022 Kerri Shaw, an associate professor in the College of Health Sciences and Professions, was named the National Association of Social Workers’ Ohio Chapter Region Seven “Social Worker of the Year."