Social work

Advocacy organization staff educate social work majors on refugee work

Representatives from organizations like the Susannah Wesley Community Center, Catholic Charities Hawai’i, and the LDS Social Services and other services provided students and community members with information on refugee services as well as handouts and ways to get involved at the Social Work Sym

Sociology minor will phase out to prepare for changes in the new GE program

According to John Bailey, department chair of the School of Education, the sociology minor will no longer be offered after the 2017 Spring Semester so the BYU-Hawaii Social Work Department can focus its resources to benefit more students with the new GE program.

A day in the life of a social work major: Kuleisi Fakahau

Kuleisi Fakahau, a senior social work major from Tonga, said she loves her major because it allows her to serve. “I feel like my mission is just the same as being a social worker. It does not pay as much as other careers, but it’s all about helping people and that is why I love it.” 

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