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Welcome Alumni!

Grand Valley State University

Social Work Alumni Chapter (SWAC)

Mission Statement:
The Grand Valley State University Social Work Alumni Association endeavors to connect social work professionals to each other and the community through networking, professional development, advocacy, and volunteering opportunities.

(To enhance social work presence and reignite the passion for social justice)


How to be involved with GVSU SWAC:


General Assembly meetings are held on the second Monday of every month from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Check the Facebook page for location information at the link below.

Facebook Page:

Also, see Facebook page for other opportunities such as social networking, professional development, advocacy efforts, and volunteering.

Email List:

Please enter your information into the google document below to receive emails from SWAC.

For questions, comments, and/or concerns please contact:


2016-2017 Executive Board

President - Amber Ravikumar, LLMSW ('14 and '16)
Vice President of Fundraising - Phill Capps, MSW and MPA ('16)
Vice President of Recruitment - Kristy Skippergosh, LLMSW and MPA ('16)
Vice President of Special and Social Events - Debbie Nelson, MSW ('16)
Vice President of Mentorship and Supervision - Available
Vice President of Social Media - Stephanie Smedley, MSW ('16)
Secretary/Treasurer - Yesica Ramirez, BSW ('16)
BSW and MSW Student Liaison - Available