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Department of Social Work Education

Social Work Student Association

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About Us

The Social Work Student Association is an organization composed of undergraduate and graduate social work students. The organization has been recognized by Associated Students Inc. (ASI) since 1981. The purpose of the organization is to provide the social work student with a forum to facilitate interaction with the administration and faculty of the Department of Social Work Education, with the community outside the university, and with each other to instill the desire for self-improvement, scholastic excellence, betterment of the profession of social work, and social action in the community.


SWSA El Dorado Park EventSWSA Fresno Planting Day

Governing Board

President:  Elva Fuentes

Vice President:  Hannah Martin

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Secretary:  Brenda Barajas 

Treasurer:  Melissa Vidal

Officer of Social Media: Nereida Zarate

Officer of Operations:  Alison Garibay

Historian:  Karina Ortega

Outreach:  Antonia Tarin

Peer Advisors: 

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Elva Fuentes, President 

Advisor Contacts:

Dheeshana Jayasundara 

Marcus Crawford

SWSA highlight - Melissa Vidal

Member spotlight - April 2021

SWSA officer highlight - Gabriela Lomendi-Chavez





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