EVENTS in the Spotlight
"Morgan in the House"
Title IV-E Students
Dr. Kimberly Yancey-Johnson, Director, Morgan State University, Title IV- E Public Child Welfare Training Program (pictured above in black and white)
Ms. Sapphire Goodman, Assistant Director, Morgan State University, Title IV-E Public Child Welfare Training Program (pictured above in grey jacket)
from Student Attendees...
- "The most important takeaway from Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill was the importance of social workers in congress. It was also emphasized that social workers need to be involved on the policy level because macro level decisions affect the mezzo as well as the mirco level of social work practice" (Shelby Cook).
- "Social Work Summit in D.C was also very informative and both events provided a great way for me to learn about the legislative process in person" (Tiffany Hebron).
- "Social Work Day on the Hill was quite an experience...I particularly enjoyed hearing from Congresswomen Barbara Lee and her encouraging words to all future social workers" (Natashia Rhoden).
- "I enjoyed the experience of Advocacy Day! Finally, I was able to meet a new Delegate from PG County and get his perspective on being a freshman in his first legislative session" Sheraine Bunting).
- "Advocacy day was very enlightening...and allowed me a glimpse into what it takes at the political spectrum of being a change agent" (Patricia Ferguson).
Pictured (L-R) are: Senator Delores G. Kelley, Ph.D.; Ms. Smith-Mason; Mrs. Sly-Thomas; Ms. Smith-Mason: Dr. Anna McPhatter; Ms. Sherrie Eaton; Dr. Clara Adams; Dr. Anna McPhatter
The Women in Maryland Higher Education (WIMHE) held its' annual luncheon at Stevenson University, Owings Mills Campus on Friday, November 6, 2015. This year's theme was "Conversation Changers: Evolving Leadership Roles Women Play in Higher Education". The keynote speaker was Senator Delores G. Kelley Ph.D., representative of the 10th Legislative District of Baltimore County. This year's event was well attended as women from various Maryland colleges and universities enjoyed informative workshops, a great lunch, and networking. Morgan State University was well represented to include; administrators from Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and the President's Office.
**WIMHE is a state chapter of the American Council on Education's Inclusive Excellence Group. The Maryland chapter's primary purpose is to promote the advancement of women into senior administrative positions in higher education.
"Morgan in the House"
Melissa Henley, PhD Student; Dr. Rhonda Wells-Wilbon; Dr. Denise Davison; Dr. Gaynell Simpson;
Dr. Anna McPhatter, Dean; Dr. Dana Wilson
Dr. Davison is holding copy of Social Work Practice with African Americans in Urban Environments, a new book authored by the Morgan State University School of Social Work Faculty...get your copy now