CSWE's Minority Fellowship Program Announces 2015-2016 Master's Cohort


The Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE’s) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) is pleased to announce the second Now is the Time: MFP-Youth Master’s Student Cohort. The fellowship for advanced social work master’s students is funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The fellowship offers financial and other supports to direct-practice focused students who are committed to providing mental health services to at-risk children, adolescents, and young adults aged 16–25 in underserved minority communities. The name and university of each member of the MFP-Youth (MFP-Y) 2015–2016 cohort follows.

  1. Krystal Aguirre, University of Southern California
  2. Xochilt Alamillo, University of Denver
  3. Jorcyelin Ani, California State University, Fullerton
  4. Lorraine Armenta-Buelna, California State University, San Bernardino
  5. Brye Balkum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  6. Regina Banks, Washington University in St. Louis
  7. Janet Bayramyan, University of Southern California
  8. Ashley Brittenum, University of Tennessee
  9. Conial Caldwell, University of South Florida
  10. Yvonne Cardenas, University of Chicago
  11. Stephanie Chiri, University of Chicago
  12. Aja Daniels, California State University, Fullerton
  13. Rene Estrada, University of Southern California
  14. Simone Fuller, University of Southern California
  15. Monique Gaines, Wayne State University
  16. Jahqueena Haynes, Smith College
  17. Tandrea Humphrey, Norfolk State University
  18. La'Cole James, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  19. Jaykumar Jayswal, Loyola University of Chicago
  20. Shuronia Johnson, Columbia University
  21. Dylen Johnson, Southern University at New Orleans
  22. Heather Jung, University of Denver
  23. Meghan Keen, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  24. Sabrina Massey, Loyola University of Chicago
  25. Terese McWilliams, Boston College
  26. Soua Moua, California State University, Sacramento
  27. Monica Nunez, University of Southern California
  28. Brittany Orlandi, Salem State University
  29. Gilma Palma, University of Southern California
  30. Cristol Perez, University of Southern California
  31. Stephany Ramos, University of Southern California
  32. Sonia Beatriz Reyna Flick, University of West Florida
  33. Lisa Robinson, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  34. Dayna Sanders, Portland State University
  35. Xochitl Sandoval, University of Chicago
  36. Arthur Shanks, University of Chicago
  37. Nary Sos, University of Southern California
  38. Stephanie Thomas, University of Tennessee
  39. Ashley Waddell, Virginia Commonwealth University
  40. Laura Zocchi, Boston College

For more information about MFP-Y, visit the website link or contact mfpy@cswe.org.