Social Work in Action


The mission of the Social Work Student Alliance is to advocate for the students of Temple University Harrisburg´s School of Social Work and the populations they serve, fostering positive educational experiences for students by promoting self-determination in the learning process. Guided by the NASW Code of Ethics, the Alliance honors diversity and is dedicated to social change and social justice, demonstrated through advocacy on behalf of vulnerable populations towards the eradication of oppression.


- Raise students´ awareness through information sharing/dissemination, educational events and networking opportunities. - Advocate to further the rights of social work students and the populations they serve. - Promote the visibility of Temple Harrisburg´s campus and students through community outreach and service efforts. - Foster a partnership between students and Temple University administration to ensure that student concerns are heard and addressed.


The Alliance provides up-to-date information about many topics relevant to social work and the MSW program at TUH. Some of these items include: current political issues, career/internship opportunities, workshops and seminars, Alliance events, helpful hints navigating the TUH website, and financial aid information, to name just a few.

To join the SWSA ALERT listserv, send your request to: