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Psychology & Social Work Department News & Events


Psychology Faculty Assess Meredith Students’ Adjustment to COVID-19 »

Meredith Autism Program Names New Leaders »

Faculty Present Paper at Meeting of Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association South »


Psychology & Social Work Department Strong Stories
Laura Jenkins
Laura Jenkins »

Internships, leadership opportunities, and the Meredith Autism Program have prepared Laura Jenkins,’20, to take on an occupational therapy program after graduation.


Lindsey Norris »

Social work major Lindsey Norris, '20, was accepted into the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Advanced Standing Master of Social Work Program. She was also chosen to participate in the highly selective UNC PrimeCare program


Henley Peatross playing lacrosse
Henley Peatross »

Henley Peatross, ’20, found that her strengths align perfectly with her majors: social work and criminology. She'll continue to use her strengths while earning her Master of Social Work degree at NC State University, 


Meredith student-athlete Madison Gladwell
Madison Gladwell »

Madison Gladwell, ’20, embodies what it means to be a student-athlete. A double major in psychology and political science with a concentration in pre-law, she plans to attend law school after graduation.


woman standing in front of trees
Sandra Taranhike »

At Meredith, psychology and social work major Sandra Taranhike, ’19, built on her strengths and prepared for a post-grad role as a research assistant for a national non-profit.





Contact Information
Cynthia Edwards
Department Head, Psychology and Social Work; Professor of Psychology
108-A Ledford
edwardsc@meredith.edu
(919) 760-8441