• Social Work Club

    The Purpose of the Social Work Club at HSU

    1. To facilitate communication and fellowship among the social work majors and faculty
    2. To promote interest in social work issues; and
    3. To promote social action and service both within and outside the campus community.

    Social Work Club Officers for 2016-2017

    • Michelle Fernandez - President
      My name is Michelle Fernandez and I have the honor of serving as the Social Work Club President this year! I am a senior social work student from Garland, TX. In my four years here, I have been strongly involved on campus in promoting diversity efforts as well as finding avenues to help students find their niche. I have been a member of Koinonia, founder of the Black Students Association, President of The Plug, and have even interned in the student life department as the multicultural department intern. Along with serving as your president this year, I am also an intramural supervisor while completing my field placement at Abilene Hope Haven. I have a passion for helping my peers, encouraging diversity, and learning from others. Life obstacles have molded me to take full advantage of opportunities that require dedication and hard work. I am excited to serve as President of Social Work Club while taking full advantage to lead and work with one another.
    • Hannah VanHousen - Vice President
      My name is Hannah VanHousen and I am so excited to have the opportunity to serve as Vice President for the Social Work Club! I am a junior from North Richland Hills, Texas. I transferred here from a small Christian college in Dallas after my Freshman year, hoping that Hardin-Simmons would be a better fit for me, and it definitely is. Coming to Hardin-Simmons, I thought I would be pursuing a psychology degree, but God had other plans for me and led me to the Social Work department where I found my passion. I am involved on campus and in my community as a part of a home team through Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, a volunteer at Pregnancy Resources of Abilene, and an active member of the on campus women's social club Alpha Iota Omega. I can't wait to see how God uses the Social Work Club this year to bless and serve Hardin-Simmons as well as the community.
    • Sharon Kellner - Secretary
      My name is Sharon Kellner and I will serve as the Secretary to the Social Work Club. I am a Veteran, having retired after 17 years with the Army. I have 2 children, Scott and Christina, that live in Upstate NY. I transferred to HSU from Glen Burnie, MD with an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development. I love working with children, have been a swim instructor, Certified in CPR and First Aid, and previously volunteered with CASA and worked the Week of the Military Child at Fort Drum, NY. My goal now is to become the best Social Worker that I can be. I have lived in Texas for 5 years working at Dyess Air force Base, as a volunteer the RVCC, and I am being certified to become State Long-term Care Ombudsman. I look forward to serving the Social Work Club this year!
    • Paige Bailey - Treasurer
      My name is Paige Bailey and I will be serving as this year’s Social Work Club treasurer! I’m a senior Social Work major and will be completing my field placement at the Abilene/Taylor County Child Advocacy Center! I like to laugh, have fun and I’m full of random facts and funny stories, so if you ever need a laugh come find me! I’m so excited to be an officer this year and get to know everyone better!
    • Micaela Stevens - Photographer
      My name is Micaela Stevens, and I am super excited to be serving as photographer for the Social Work Club again this year! I am a Senior from Graham, Texas, though I grew up in Vancouver, Washington. I am a Social Work major, hoping to go into adoption with a focus on older kids that end up getting "stuck" in the system. I'm very excited to get to know all of you and to take pictures of all the amazing things we get to do in Social Work Club this year! Let's all have a great year!

    Social Work Club NewsLetters

    Club Meeting Dates for 2016-2017

    All Social Work Orientations and Club Meetings will be held beginning at Noon in Moody Center 108W

    • 8/29/16 Social Work Orientation
    • 9/14/16
    • 10/12/16
    • 11/9/16
    • 1/25/17 Social Work Orientation
    • 2/8/17
    • 3/1/17
    • 4/12/17

    The Social Work Banquet will be 4/27/17 (Location TBD)

    Social Work Club Dues Online Payment

    https://connect.hsutx.edu/social-work-dues

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