The purpose of the organization is to assist state, county, and local government in the implementation of social, economic, and political services that enhances the social functioning of individuals, groups and organizations.
To unite social work majors and others interested in the profession together in an organization that will provide support for members as a group, and provide services to the community and the student body.
To promote student development, self-assessment, and continue evaluation of the MSW Program at Fayetteville State University.
To maintain all communication with other social work agencies and provide opportunities for MSW students.
Through Knowledge-The Challenge is to Serve
The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.
Serves as a pre-professional social work organization to assist students in learning more about the social work profession.
Serves as an interest group for students in matters related to the discipline of social work, the Department of Social Work, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the University at large.
Provides a means whereby students can contribute meaningful services to the University and the community.
The National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc., comprised of people of African ancestry, is committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research.
The National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc. will work to create a world in which people of African ancestry will live free from racial domination, economic exploitation, and cultural oppression. In collaboration with national, international, and other appropriate groups, NABSW will continue to leverage its collective expertise to strategically develop capacity of people of African ancestry to sustain and flourish. NABSW's vision is guided by the Principles of the Nguzo Saba, which are Unity, Self-determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith, and the Seven Cardinal Virtues of Ma'at, which are Right, Truth, Justice, Order, Reciprocity, Balance, and Harmony.