School of Social Work
Lois Smith Owens, MSW, MA
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
MSW, University of Michigan
MA, Communications, University of Michigan
Teaching at GVSU since: August 1998
327 C DeVos Center
Areas of Specialty
Social Work, Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts, African Studies and Theater Arts; Diversity Trainer; Community Activist and Organizer.
Volunteer Storyteller-Grand Rapids Public Schools and G.R. area Senior Citizen Residences; Diversity Trainer and Primary Consultant to National Black Police Association; Board member, New Life Shelters; GVSU Women's Commission Advisory Board; Playwright, Theater Director, Actress.
Co-Author, with Vivian Verdell Gordon, Think About Prisons and the Justice System (Walker Publishing Co, Inc., 1992) Contributing Author, Fundamentals of Substance Abuse Practice (Brooks/Cole, 2004).
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