UA School of Social Work Celebrates Women’s History, Social Work Months
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – In celebration of Women’s History and Social Work Months, The University of Alabama School of Social Work will present a colloquium on Monday, March 5, at noon in 104 Little Hall.
Guest speaker Dr. Harriett Means, associate professor of social work at Troy University, will discuss “How Women Shaped Southern Rural Social Settlements during the 19th Century.”
Means received her doctorate in social work from UA and has taught courses in social work practice with communities and organizations, social welfare policy and cultural diversity at Troy University since 1994.
The lecture, part of the UA School of Social Work Colloquium Series, is free of charge and open to the public.
March is Women’s History Month, a nationwide celebration that encourages Americans to reflect on the ways in which women have shaped U.S. history.
March is also National Social Work Month, an opportunity to encourage public support and interest in social work as a profession.
Established in 1965 by the Alabama Legislature, The University of Alabama School of Social Work seeks to solve bio-psychosocial problems, improve individual and social conditions and promote justice and human dignity through teaching, research and service.
The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.