SOCIAL WORK CHAIR COMPLETES
Eyeing accreditation for
the social work department of which she serves as chair, Mackenzi Huyser
'98 completed a proactive measure in March to enhance the program even
more. She put the finishing touches on her doctorate in curriculum and
instruction after defending her dissertation at Andrews University in Berrien
"Attaining this degree provided
me with numerous opportunities to expand my knowledge base as I help develop
our social work program," she said. "My studies gave me the flexibility
to delve into the scholarship of engagement within the mission of Reformed
Originally from Grand Rapids,
Michigan, Huyser graduated from Trinity with a bachelor's degree in sociology.
She returned to her home state to earn a master's degree in social work
at Grand Valley State University before coming back to the College in 2000.
Trinity is seeking accreditation
from the Council on Social Work Education, the only accrediting agency
for social work programs in the United States. In November 2002, the CSWE
granted candidacy status to the College, the first step toward accreditation.
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