Student Social Work Association

  • Purpose:
    To increase student's knowledge about the social work profession through connecting student with resources and networks in the professional field of social welfare, and provide a social environment in which to volunteer and enrich the community.
  • Who can be a member?
    Any graduate or undergraduate student enrolled at UWM in the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare.
  • Current Co-Chairs:
    Susan Ardnt
    Amanda Herbert
    Brittany Kerr
    Rachel Niyonsaba
    Keyona Reed
  • Contact information:

First SSWA Event of the School Year - Welcome Back / Meet the New
Chairs Potluck Pot Luck cartoon

The Student Social Work Association would like to take this opportunity to welcome you back to school! We have a few of new chair members this year and you will get a chance to meet us all at our first event, a Welcome Back/Meet the New Chairs Potluck. We are going to be having a guest speaker and a fun game to give us a chance to get to know each other. We will also be selling tee-shirts at this event! We hope to see you all there and please bring a dish to pass!

Potluck When and Where:

Thursday, September 22nd from 5-7 in Room 250 in the Union.


Benefits of SSWA Membership

SSWA holds monthly events. Join us for one or all of our upcoming events. Events include social activities, volunteer opportunities, and informational sessions about topics in the field of social welfare. If you would like to become a member, please send us an email at sswa-chairs@uwm.edu and we will add you to our e-mailing list. Becoming a member allows you to get all notifications of our activities -- come for one or all!

We have Super Social Worker T-shirt for sale for $12. The back is a quote by Gandhi: We must become the change we wish to see in the world. Proceeds directly benefit SSWA and help fund our events. Contact us if you'd like to purchase one!