Welcome, Alumni!

The Wayne State University School of Social Work alumni community is nearly 13,000 strong.  Our vibrant community of alums spans the country and beyond serving vulnerable individuals, families and communities through social work practice, research, and innovative leadership.

Your degree from Wayne State's School of Social Work is only the beginning of a career rich in achievement, personal contact and networking. The School's Alumni Association exists to help you make the most of your career through professional development activities, community service, social gatherings and more. We encourage you to make an impact on future Social Work Warriors through our new Social Work Mentorship Program and the Warriors Together alumni volunteer program.

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Mary Herta Jamerino, Wayne State University School of Social Work, Detroit, MI"Listen for the joy because it sometimes comes in a whisper" This quote has served Mary Herta Jamerino well in both her personal and professional life. 

Mary utilized the skills and knowledge she gained in the Wayne State MSW program to create a bereavement program working with families and caregivers to addresses their grief and crisis recovery in a way which respects and utilizes the cultural, spiritual and ethnic values and beliefs her clients' hold dear. Mary is a #SocialWorkWarriorInAction 

Learn more about Mary's journey.