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Social Work Calendar

Social Work Events Calendar

Field Orientation Training

  • Date: January 14, 2020
  • Time: 9 a.m.-noon
  • Location: Liberty Mountain Conference Center, Room 108
  • Host: Social Work Department
  • *Required for field students and their Agency Task Supervisors.

All Student Meeting

  • Date: January 14, 2020
  • Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 4412
  • Host: Social Work Department
  • *Required for all SOWK majors.

Gate 1 Fingerprinting

  • Date: January 28, 2020
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 3318
  • Host: Social Work Department
  • Description: SOWK students enrolled in the SOWK 294: Gate 1 course can come get fingerprinted for free!

 Chinese Open House
  • Date: January 24, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity

 National March for Life in Washington D.C.
  • Date: January 24, 2020
  • Time: 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Host: Students for Life LU Club
  • Description: This trip is an amazing opportunity to come together with 250,000+ pro-life advocates from across the nation and march for the rights of the unborn! It is available at a small cost to Liberty University students, or for free to faculty members who wish to attend as chaperones! A one-time payment of $30 covers transportation fees for the day. Students will be responsible for their own meals throughout the day. This is an official LU Send trip. Excused absences have been approved by the Provost Office. Please sign up using the following link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=jiH4ugKzZUSpk0o5yXJRsjy0dV15cM9JncmOzYSbE3tUNFE4TTk5QU5LODhXODBZUzI1T1EwVlNZMS4u 
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Lynchburg 101: Poverty, Part 1
  • Date: February 4, 2020
  • Time: 4:15 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Montview Ballroom
  • Host: LU Serve
  • Description: Are you willing to confront your stereotypes regarding poverty? Come experience poverty in a simulated city where you will have limited assets as you make daily decisions. Learn what it’s like to live in poverty and what you can do to make an impact! To register, text “poverty” to 24502 or visit the Lynchburg 101 Workshop webpage. *A free meal will be provided towards the end of the Workshop. *Registration is required to participate.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Writing Workshop
  • Date: February 6, 2020
  • Time: 5-6 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 3268
  • Host: Social Work Department
  • Description: This writing workshop will equip you to take your writing to the next level. Through this event, you will learn grammar tips, scholarly writing, APA tricks, and other information that will improve your writing and help you cut down on the writing time! These skills will not only be helpful for your time in school and boosting your resume, but they are also an excellent asset for you as you enter the workforce. The GSA team will stay until 6:30pm to assist with any questions regarding APA, papers students are working on, general writing skills, research, or any other burning writing questions you may have!
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Social Work Research Tips & Strategies
  • Date: February 10, 2020
  • Time: 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room 3268
  • Host: Social Work Department
  • Description: Learn how to avoid getting stuck in the common pitfalls of the research process from Amanda Hahn, Research & Instruction Librarian. This seminar will cover general research principles, what research looks like in the Social Work discipline, and strategies for making the most out of the Jerry Falwell Library.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Lynchburg 101: Poverty, Part 2
  • Date: February 13, 2020
  • Time: 4:15 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Montview Student Center, Alumni Ballroom
  • Host: LU Serve
  • Description: Are you willing to confront your stereotypes regarding poverty? Come experience poverty in a simulated city where you will have limited assets as you make daily decisions. Learn what it’s like to live in poverty and what you can do to make an impact! To register, text “poverty” to 24502 or visit the Lynchburg 101 Workshop webpage. *A free meal will be provided towards the end of the Workshop. *Registration is required to participate.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Resume & Interview Workshop
  • Date: February 25, 2020
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, 1284
  • Host: Social Work Department

 Taste of Nations
  • Date: February 27, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: TBA
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Come to enjoy and taste food from 21+ different countries.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity

 Field Interview Day
  • Date: March 3, 2020
  • Time: 8 a.m.-noon
  • Location: LaHaye Event Space, Green Hall
  • Host: Social Work Department

 International Field Interest Meeting
  • Date: March 5, 2020
  • Time: 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Location: International Student Center, DeMoss Hall
  • Host: Social Work Department

African Open House
  • Date: March 11, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Immerse yourself in African culture and cuisine at an open house event. Enjoy food, games, and cultural activities.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity

 Comprehensive Exam
  • Date: March 31, 2020
  • Time: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Location: TBA
  • Host: Social Work Department

Caribbean Open House
  • Date: March 25, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Immerse yourself in Caribbean culture and cuisine at an open house event. Enjoy food, games, and cultural activities.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity

 LU Serve Workshop: Clean Water Initiative
  • Date: March 31st, 2020
  • Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Jerry Falwell Library, Terrace Conference Room
  • Host: LU Serve
  • Description: This event will equip students with an awareness of clean water initiatives around the world as well as an understanding of how they can practically be involved.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Field Appreciation Luncheon
  • Date: April 7, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: The Bottling Company Reception Hall; 701 Thomas Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502
  • Host: Social Work Department

 Gate 1 Informational Meeting
  • Date: April 7, 2020
  • Time: 5-6 p.m.
  • Location: Demoss Hall, Room 3086
  • Host: Social Work Department

Korean Open House
  • Date: April 8, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Immerse yourself in Korean culture and cuisine at an open house event. Enjoy food, games, and cultural activities.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity

 Pre-Field Workshop
  • Date: April 14, 2020
  • Time: 6-8 p.m.
  • Location: TBA
  • Host: Social Work Department

 ASAD Fashion Show: Akwaba
  • Date: April 18, 2020
  • Time: 6-9 p.m.
  • Location: LaHaye Multipurpose Center, Green Hall
  • Host: LU Serve
  • Description: This year’s theme explores the influence of African culture on the rest of the world, from dance to fashion to the trends set by Africa. You may purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asad-fashion-show-2020-tickets-85719847371. Formal attire required.
  • 15 point approved Social Work activity

 Phi Alpha Honor Society Induction Ceremony
  • Date: April 20, 2020
  • Time: 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Location: Grand Lobby, DeMoss Hall
  • Host: Social Work Department

Asian Open House
  • Date: April 22, 2020
  • Time: Noon
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby
  • Host: International Student Center
  • Description: Immerse yourself in Asian culture and cuisine at an open house event. Enjoy food, games, and cultural activities.
  • 5 point approved Social Work activity