MSW Student Graduation Information
Hello prospective December
graduate from the MSW program!
Each year at this time students are
bombarded with dates and requests to RSVP for all the end of the
semester events that will take place in honor of you, the MSW
This page is to help you understand and
make sense of what will be happening so you can make informed
Here are some events that you will be
hearing about in the next few weeks:
SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT RECOGNITION
CEREMONY will be held on Friday evening, December 12th
at 5:00 p.m. in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall and will include
Phi Alpha Honor
Society Induction - sponsored by the Social Work Department Phi Alpha Honor Society – this event is for members
of the Phi Alpha Honor Society and their families to honor students who have
achieved the GPA and who meet the criteria for induction into the
honor society. Refreshments following.
MSW Hooding Ceremony
- sponsored by the Social Work Department, this event includes
speakers from the Seidel School and the Social Work professional
community. This is a special opportunity to celebrate your
achievement with your families, professors, instructors and
colleagues! This makes for a great photo opportunity.
Please plan to attend this smaller event the evening prior to
the larger graduation the next morning. Refreshments following
this celebratory event.
Graduate Commencement -
(December 13, 2014, 10:30 a.m., Wicomico Youth and Civic Center) – sponsored by
the University, this ceremony includes all graduating Master’s students from
all graduate programs across campus. You walk across the stage,
are hooded and receive your (replica) diploma.
Limited tickets will be distributed for family and friends. You
will wear your cap and gown.
Licensing Exam Preparation Workshop (Usually scheduled
during the Winter semester) – sponsored
by the social work department, presented by Dr. Root –
this workshop is for any current graduating or previous MSW student who is considering
taking the licensing exam. Find out about the application
process, overview of the exam, and tips for taking the exam. All
participants will be given access to a practice exam. Cost to
help defray rooms and materials: TBA
Hopefully this will give you a heads up on
Please contact me if you have questions,