Social Work Semester Calendar

All-Student Meeting

Social Work Department

*Mandatory for all Social Work Majors

Jan. 30, 6:45-8 p.m.
DeMoss Hall 4412

*Be prepared to swipe in and out of the meeting. All excused absences must be presented to and approved by a Faculty or Staff member of the Social Work Department before Jan. 29, 4:30 p.m.

Lynchburg 101

LU Serve

Kris Shabester

Jan. 30, 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.
Center for Multicultural Enrichment

*Approved Social Work Activity

Deliberative Dialogue

School of Apologetics and Cultural Engagement

Lisa Fields and Dr. Vince Bantu

Feb. 1, 6-7 p.m.
SH Auditorium

*Approved Social Work Activity

Community Voice Seminar

On African American Health with Centra Health

Feb. 6, 7-8 p.m.


*Approved Social Work Activity

International Field Informational Meeting

Feb. 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

DeMoss Hall 3313

*For all students interested in completing their Junior or Senior Field Placements at an International Site.

D.I.R.T. Talk (Diversity, Integration, Reconciliation, and Transition)

Black and White Diversity Initiatives

Feb. 13, 6:30-8 p.m.


*Approved Social Work Activity

April Rusmussen 

(Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner from Centra Health)

Feb. 13, 6-7 p.m.

DeMoss Hall 1166

Presentation on "handling" of Sexual Assault Victims

*Approved Social Work Activity

Gate 2 Application Portal Opens

Feb. 12, 

*Please refer to the Residential Field Experience page for more information.

Combat Trauma and Moral Injury: A Christian Psychiatrist's Perspective

Dr. Kinghorn Duke University

Feb. 13, 12-1p.m.

Center for Medical and Health Sciences Building

*Approved Social Work Activity

Missional Living Conference with LU Serve

Feb. 22-23

Jerry Falwell Library

*Approved Social Work Activity

Samaritan's Purse Presentation

Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m.

LaHaye Student Center

*Approved Social Work Activity

Love Thy Neighbor Food Drive

Feb. 28

Donations may be delivered by the above date to the SOWK Front Desk. 

Please refer to Calli Barta or the department email for details and any questions.

Through Glass Ceilings

A Women's Networking Event

Mar. 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

MSC 3570

*Approved Social Work Activity

Comprehensive Exam

Mar. 7

Room TBA

Gate 1 Decision Deadline

Mar. 12

D.I.R.T. Talk

Women, Feminism, and the Gospel

Mar. 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m.


*Approved Social Work Activity

Gate 2 Application Portal Closes

Mar. 19

*Please refer to the Residential Field Experience page for more information.

Women's Worship Workshop

Mar. 19-23

School of Music

Time and Location TBD

*Approved Social Work Activity

Lynchburg 101

Sexual Assault Response Workshop with LU Serve and School of Law

Mar. 29, 6-7 p.m.

School of Law (Location may change)

*Approved Social Work Activity

Field Fair

Apr. 10, 8-12 p.m.

Montview Alumni Ballroom

*Required for Selected Students

Gate 1 Informational Meeting

Apr. 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

DeMoss Hall 1286

*For all students who have not yet passed through Gate 1

D.I.R.T. Talk

Student's Responsibility for Positive Climate Change

Apr. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m.


*Approved Social Work Activity

Group Exercise Class

Instructor Calli Barta

Recreation Centers

Recurring on Mondays at 6 a.m. and also on Tuesday and Thursday Evenings at 6:30 p.m.