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Graduate Student Social Workers

Are you looking for ways to get the most out of graduate studies?

GSSW is a group of graduate students who are committed to adhering to the values and standards of the profession while developing and delivering needed community and campus service projects. GSSW enhances its members’ leadership and advocacy skills. This student led organization serves for the betterment, education, and representation of self while gaining practical experience and providing service to the community. Membership in the MSW student organization offers the opportunity to enhance student careers through peer recognition, networking, and service. Any student enrolled in a graduate level social work course may join the organization.

Join GSSW if you are looking to be a part of a group of individuals who are service oriented, goal driven, and dedicated to creating exciting service events.


GSSW is looking to fill the leadership positions of President, Vice President and Secretary.

The following is a selected list of community/campus service activities and projects that GSSW has been involved with:

  •  Christmas Boxes for Children

  •  Collaboration with Phi Alpha

  • Community Kwanzaa Event

  • Disaster Relief

  •  Holiday Assistance

  •  Homecoming Events

  •  Lobby Day in Frankfort, KY

  • PRE Support

  •  Project Rafiki (Food Pantry in Tanzania, East Africa)

  •  Black History Month and Social Work Month Activities

  •  Warm Blessings Homeless Project

  •  WKU Food Pantry and Feeding America Distribution

  •  WKU MSW Graduation Celebration Party

Developing Leadership through Service!



Please contact Lynn Hazlett, advisor for GSSW, at lynn.hazlett@wku.edu







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 Last Modified 10/28/22