Social Work Student Activities
Mount Mary offers three student organizations and honor societies specifically for social work majors.
Social Work Club
This student organization is open to all social work majors and other interested students.
The club sponsors fun events for students and their families and conducts drives to
benefit community organizations such as food pantries, homeless shelters and women’s
It also initiates projects that address social justice issues such as human trafficking, new health care legislation and the shackling of female prisoners giving birth.
Contact Dr. Joe Dooley for more information about participating.
Delta Epsilon Sigma
This is a national Catholic honor society that recognizes outstanding academic achievement,
significant human service or volunteer work and leadership.
Contact Sr. Linda Marie Bos for more information about this honor society.
Phi Alpha Honor Society
The purpose of this honor society is to provide a closer bond among social work students
and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. The society fosters high standards of education
for social workers and invites students who have attained excellence in scholarship
and achievement in social work to join.
To be eligible, you must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and social work cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better, have completed 9 credits in social work courses, and demonstrate leadership ability and dedication to social work practice.
Phi Alpha members design service projects to raise resources for people in need and donate those resources to organizations such as Wisconsin Community Services, SET Ministry, Horizons House, Guest House and Casa Maria.
Contact Dr. Joe Dooley for more information about this honor society.