Social Work 40th Anniversary Celebration: Fall Fest Symposium
Bethel’s acclaimed Social Work Department has been producing qualified graduates for 40 years. The first class that earned degrees in social work graduated in 1974. The department will celebrate with a symposium the Friday afternoon of Fall Fest weekend. All alumni, community social workers and others interested in the program are invited.
Registration for events Friday afternoon, Oct. 17, suggested by Friday, Oct. 3. Additional events open to alumni and friends. For information or to register, contact Tricia Lopez at 316-284-5255 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration with three hours of continuing education credit is available for $30. Cost for others not desiring CEUs is $10.
Watch this page for updates (including additional presenters, facilitators and event locations based on registration numbers).
|Friday, October 17|
|12–12:45 p.m.||Check-in for symposium||Fellowship Hall (basement), Bethel College Mennonite Church|
|1–2 p.m.||Welcome and introductions |
Development and Theoretical Influences on a Lifetime of Social Work Practiceby Orlyn Zehr, LSCSW, Newton
|Fellowship Hall (basement), Bethel College Mennonite Church|
|2–3 p.m.||Choose an alumni panel session ||Will Academic Center (rooms TBA)|
|3–3:30 p.m.||Break |
Connect with old friends and make new ones
|Mabee Atrium, Will Academic Center|
|3:30–4:30 p.m.||Panel plenary session: |
|5–7 p.m.||Putting the social in social work |
An off-campus gathering for those who attended the symposium, plus other alumni and friends. Refreshments available with cash bar. Registration in advance not required.
|Saturday, October 18|
|10–11:30 a.m.||Coffee/reunion |
Come find out about classmates and friends, eat cookies baked by the Student Social Work Organization, join a student social action activity.
|Lounge, Mantz Library|
|1:30–2:30 p.m.||Social Work offices and labs open |
See the department’s offices, classrooms and labs, located in the new Will Academic Center, which opened in fall 2012. Look for hosts on the top floor (northeast corner) and bottom floor (just south of the steps) in the original part of the building.
|Will Academic Center|