Daisy Rizo '17, MSW '18 Combines Passion for Social Work with Helping Latinos Who Face Cancer Treatments
Daisy Rizo '17, MSW '18 is able to combine her passion for social work with her desire to assist other Latinos.
Students and staff from the Pacific University Master of Social Work program attended the Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention in Eugene, OR on September 30. The walk is organized by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention whose goal is to reduce the annual suicide rate.
In high school, Elaine Charpentier Philippi was told she wouldn't amount to much. She turned those words upside down, returning to school for a social work degree. Today, she helps other young students find opportunity.
During the month of March we have been honoring important Pacific women like Claire Argow, one of the first three women to attain a law degree from Yale Law School in 1930.
The Master of Social Work Program opened new professional doors for Hannah Struder MSW '16.
"I think social work picked me.” Gustavo Presidente MSW ’16 was volunteering and working when he decided to advance his career with a master in social work from Pacific University.
Adriana Monge is a social worker at Centro Latino Americano, a Eugene agency that offers practicum placements for students in the Master of Social Work Program.
The Spring 2016 issue of Pacific magazine is now available in print and online. This issue features several stories about how alumni, students and employees live out the "care" portion of Pacific's mission. Also included is a special insert, Transforming Care, about interprofessional education and practice.
Sporting elaborate tattoos on his arms, a pair of studded earrings and faded jeans and shirt, Don Schweitzer doesn’t appear to be a college professor who has just won a prestigious grant.