Fayetteville State University (FSU) student Adriana C. Londono, received the 2019-2020 Master’s Minority Fellowship (MFP) from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
Fayetteville State University (FSU) student Adriana C. Londono, received the 2019-2020 Master's Minority Fellowship (MFP) from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Londono is the first FSU social work student to receive the award.
The MFP is a program designed to enhance the training of full-time, master's-level, direct practice-focused social work students in their final year of study at a CSWE-accredited institution. MFP provides a monetary stipend, specialized training, mentorship, and other support to social work master's students who are committed to providing mental health and/or substance abuse disorder services to persons in underrepresented and underserved minority communities. Founded in 1952, the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is the national association representing social work education in the United States. Its members include over 800 accredited baccalaureate and master's degree social work programs, as well as individual social work educators, practitioners, and agencies dedicated to advancing quality social work education. Through its many initiatives, activities, and centers, CSWE supports quality social work education and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development, so that social workers play a central role in achieving the profession's goals of social and economic justice. CSWE's Commission on Accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in the United States and its territories.
About Fayetteville State University Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina System and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state, having been founded in 1867. FSU is a historically black university offering degrees at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. With more than 6,500 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation. To learn more about Fayetteville State University, visit https://www.uncfsu.edu.