by Public Relations Office - Cedarville, Ohio
September 25, 2009
Cedarville, Ohio—On Saturday, Oct. 10, Cedarville University will host an event for high school students looking to pursue a careers in social work.
Social Work Day kicks off with an introductory session about the social work program and an opportunity to meet the professors.
During a luncheon on campus, social work alumni will share their professional experiences and insights. The day will wrap up with a tour of a local social service agency and a Q&A panel with current students and faculty.
“By 2016, there will be a 30 percent increase in the need for social workers,” says Dr. Nelson Henning, chair of the department of social work, criminal justice, and sociology. “Cedarville University is preparing students to step into those positions. Both in the United States and internationally, social work is a dynamic field with many avenues for helping people. We’re committed to preparing Christian social workers by offering a biblical worldview in an educational setting.”
Attendees may stay in the University’s residence halls Friday night. Parents of participants are also encouraged to attend.
Located in Cedarville, Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional and graduate programs. Offering 100 areas of study to 3,000 students, the University features a worldwide Christian ministries program. Visit the University Web site at www.cedarville.edu.
Time: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Date: Saturday, October 10
Location: Stevens Student Center
Address: Cedarville University, 251 N. Main St., Cedarville, Ohio
Register Online: www.cedarville.edu/socialworkday