CU Carver School of Social Work and Counseling holds pinning ceremony for December 2014 graduates

CU Carver School of Social Work and Counseling holds pinning ceremony for December 2014 graduates

Dec. 22, 2014
For Immediate Release

CU Carver School of Social Work and Counseling holds pinning ceremony for December 2014 graduates

By Linda Waggener, marketing and media relations coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Darlene Eastridge, dean, welcomed graduates and their families to Campbellsville University’s Carver School of Social Work and Counseling pinning ceremony Dec. 12 in The Gheens Recital Hall.

“We prepare Christian servant leaders,” said Anne Adcock, assistant professor of social work and director of the CU Somerset Center, “to be more than professionals who do great work. We want them to give of themselves on an even broader scale.”

She said CU’s Carver School has social work SWITCH (Social Workers in Touch Can Help) clubs on all three campuses where students do volunteer work above and beyond their course work, making considerable contributions to homeless shelters, soup kitchens, foster care agencies and domestic violence abuse shelters.

SWITCH Club students recognized at the pinning ceremony were: Jennifer Reynolds, Lebanon, Ky.; Isaac Wray, Louisville, Ky.; Sarah Alvarez, Russell Springs, Ky.; Donald Branscum, Russell Springs, Ky.; Derrick Chaney, Pine Knott, Ky.; Hanna Dodson, Monticello, Ky.; Rebecca Hammond, Russell Springs, Ky.; Kathy Harness, Science Hill, Ky.; Tanya Spencer-Pittman, Nancy, Ky., and Alisha Williams, Somerset, Ky.

Dr. Jennifer Lanham, assistant professor of social work, andDr. Japheth Jaoko, associate professorof social work, presented Phi Alpha honors. The students are: Chelsea Humble, Monticello, Ky.; Kelsey Isaacs, Somerset, Ky.; Tiana Nelms, Lexington, Ky.; DeAnna Worley, Somerset, Ky.; Christina Arney, Salem, Ind.; Kathy Harness, Science Hill, Ky.; Donald Branscum, Russell Springs, Ky.; Derrick Chaney, Pine Knott, Ky.; Hanna Dodson, Monticello, Ky.; Gail Dumstorf, Louisville, Ky.; Rebecca Hammond, Russell Springs, Ky.; Andrea King, Louisville, Ky., and Alisha Williams, Somerset, Ky.

Bachelor’s of Social Work degree recipients from The Larry and Beverly Noe Somerset Education Center include: Sarah Alvarez, Russell Springs, Ky.; Donald Branscum, Somerset, Ky.; Derrick Chaney, Pine Knott, Ky.; Hanna Dodson, Monticello, Ky.; Rebecca Hammond, Russell Springs, Ky.; Kathy Harness, Science Hill, Ky.; Tonya Spencer-Pittman, Nancy, Ky.; and Alisha Williams, Somerset, Ky.

Bachelor’s of Social Work degree recipients from CU-Louisville are: Christina Arney, Salem, Ind.; Gail Dumstorf, Louisville, Ky.; Andrea King, Louisville, Ky.; and Brandy Koons, Georgetown, Ind.

Bachelor’s of Social Work degree recipients from CU’s main campus include: Danielle Helm, Campbellsville, Ky.; Courtney Mikel, Campbellsville, Ky.; Jennifer Reynolds, Lebanon, Ky.; and Isaac Wray, Campbellsville, Ky.

Master of Social Work degree recipients were: Jalena Adams-Robertson, New Haven, Ky.; Pagie Jones, Monticello, Ky.; Yolanda Armstead, Louisville, Ky.; Jennifer Kimsey, Mount Vernon, Ky.; Leslie Carver, Campbellsville, Ky.;

Bridgette King-Daily, Louisville, Ky.; Marcie Crain, Horse Cave, Ky.; Melissa Landrum, Bardstown, Ky.; Anthony Evans, Bronston, Ky.; Michelle Nally, New Haven, Ky.; Kimberly Gibson, Brodhead, Ky.;

Tiana Nelms, Lexington, Ky.; Hillary House, London, Ky.; Yvonne Walters, Georgetown, Ky.; Deborah Huff, Greensburg, Ky.; Shavonne Williams-Moss, Louisville, Ky.; Chelsea Humble, Monticello, Ky.; Tammy Thrasher, Columbia, Ky.; Kelsey Isaacs, Somerset, Ky.; Desary Wilson, Danville, Ky.; and DeAnna Worley, Somerset, Ky.

Master of Science in Counseling degree recipient was: Nicholas Bloodworth, Columbia, Ky.

Renee Sartin, assistant professor of social work, sang “Take me to the King.”

Photos available from the pinning event are on Campbellsville University’s Flickr gallery at https://www.flickr.com/photos/campbellsvilleedu/sets/72157649378260889/.

Find commencement photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/campbellsvilleedu/sets/72157647461349324/.

For information on the Carver School of Social Work and Counseling visit www.campbellsville.edu/carver-school or call (270) 789-5049.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with over 3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is www.campbellsville.edu.


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