Diana R. Garland School of Social Work
Seeing humanity. Engaging spirituality. Promoting equity.
Preparing social workers for worldwide service and leadership.
WACO, Texas (March 24, 2023) – National Social Work Month is a time to celebrate the role social workers play in society. Dedicated to breaking barriers that prevent people from achieving their own potential, social workers are essential to improving the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.
Dr. Brianna Lemmons, an assistant professor at the Diana Garland School of Social Work has authored and collaborated on her first textbook entitled, Social Work Practice With Fathers: Engagement, Assessment, and Intervention, published by Springer Charm. When she learned her textbook would be published, she felt both excited and immensely grateful.
Kerri Fisher, a full-time, senior lecturer at the Garland School of Social Work was recently promoted to the position of associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion. Fisher will serve the school in a variety of ways in this new role, including bringing vision, and accountability.
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Military veteran and Baylor alumna Crystal Brown is shining her Baylor light via social work in a way she never expected—in the field of nephrology.
I know who I am and what I stand for, and I am not afraid. I am very passionate about the treatment of others and advocating for the rights of all persons.
She is a passionate Enneagram 8 who works for justice and equality and who isn’t afraid to speak her mind, especially if it is to advocate on behalf of others.