BSWSO AND MSWSO

Bridging Community

BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK STUDENT ORGANIZATION

2021-2022 Executive Board!

President- Allison Stone
Vice President- Savannah DeLaCruz
Treasurer - Allison May
Social Media Coordinator - Andrea Kuban

Faculty Advisor Sally Pelon
BSWSO General Contact Email

Mission Statement
Our purpose of the group shall be to establish a formal organization where Bachelor of Social Work students at Grand Valley State University can meet to:

Discuss issues of mutual concern

  • Enrich professional identity 
  • Provide advocacy for BSW students
  • Become a viable source for GVSU
  • Increase positive recognition of GVSU in the surrounding area 
  • Enhance organizational skills through participation in group process 
  • Encourage awareness of the various social issues that impact our profession and communities.       

Membership
BSW students interested in becoming a member of the student organization are expected to participate in organization discussion through meeting attendance, email correspondence, volunteer and social events, and contribute $5.00 in dues each semester.  If you have any questions in regard to dues, please contact Andrea Smith, BSWSO treasurer.

BSWSO Activities
The organization is committed to providing both volunteer opportunities as well as social activities for all social work students to participate in.  There is an array of possibilities for us and if you have any ideas please let the officers know.

Bridging Community

MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Mission Statement

The purpose of this organization shall be to provide opportunities for MSW students to serve the community using their knowledge base learned through the core competencies and advanced generalist curriculum. Interacting with the diverse Grand Rapids community allows members to uphold social work values and ethics.

Membership

MSW students interested in becoming a member of the student organization are expected to participate in organization discussion through meeting attendance, email correspondence, volunteer and social events, and contribute a $10.00 fee at the beginning of membership. 

Typical MSWSO Board Positions

President

VP

Treasure

Secretary

Faculty Liason

Social Media Coordinator

Member at Large

The MSWSO is not currently running. If you have an interest in restarting the organization, please contact Dr. Paola Leon.