Student Social Work Organization (SSWO)

The Student Social Work Organization (SSWO) is a student organization for Social Work students at the University of Memphis.


The mission of the Student Social Work Organization at the University of Memphis is to advance communication between students, faculty, administrators and community service providers in the social service fields.


The Student Social Work Organization is committed to social change by promoting empowerment and social justice through service and outreach.

Schedule of Meetings and Events for AY 2021-2022

  • September 2, 2021 from 5-6pm Central via Zoom. Recording here: https://youtu.be/Kxc2-KqDjEM 
  • October 20, 2021 from 6:30-7:30pm Central via Zoom. Recording here: https://youtu.be/yktN62yBvX0 
  • November 17, 2021 from 6:30-7:30pm Central via Zoom (meeting info below) and in the UC Senate Chamber.
  • December 10, 2021 - Semester end party. Time and location TBD.
  • January TBD
  • February TBD
  • March TBD
  • April TBD
  • May TBD

Zoom meeting information:

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Passcode: 056569
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SSWO Officers

President - Shemeka Petties-Ramsey

Vice President - Tiffany Burks-Sanders

Secretary - Taylor Adkins

Treasurer - Cynthia Puentes

Membership Chair - Zakaria Carpenter

Project Coordinator - Chassiti Satterfield

Public Relations - Vacant


Membership in SSWO is open to any University of Memphis Social Work student in either undergraduate or graduate study that is currently in good standing and registered at the University of Memphis for at least one or more credit courses. Lifetime dues are $20.

If you would like to become a member of SSWO, please complete the SSWO membership application on the TigerZone page: https://memphis.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/sswo

Additionally, stay up to date on the latest happenings by joining our GroupMe: https://groupme.com/join_group/71321956/d975z1pm and following us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uofmsswo/ 

Organization Policy

You can view the Constitution and bylaws here: SSWO Bylaws

Faculty Advisors

Maggie Landry (malandry@memphis.edu) and Danielle Seemann (dswatson@memphis.edu