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Vivian Shannon-Ramsey

Director of Field Education and Assistant Professor of  Social Work at Bowie State University.

Vivian Shannon-Ramsey

Director of Field Education and Assistant Professor of  Social Work at Bowie State University.

Biography

Vivian Shannon-Ramsey is the Director of Field Education and Assistant Professor of  Social Work at Bowie State University. She works with students to provide academic  development opportunities, assist with basic college requirements, and motivate students  toward completion of their postsecondary education. Professor Shannon-Ramsey has over  15 years of higher education experience working with first-generation and low-income  students and individuals with disabilities. Before joining Bowie State University, she worked  as a Project Director of a TRiO program to implement a mentor program to provide first year college students with additional academic and social support.  

She has led several global learning trips to South Africa, Japan, and Columbia, where  students have engaged in academic discussions around police behaviors and community  policing, and intercultural competencies. She is 2017, Fulbright Scholar to Chile and a former  member of the Diversity Abroad Task Group that focused on the international needs of first generation students seeking to study abroad. 

Professor Shannon-Ramsey received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science  from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, and a Master of Social  Work degree with a Specialization in Mental Health from Winthrop University. She also  received a Post-Masters Certificate in Community Health from the University of North  Carolina- Charlotte.

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