Institute for Social and Community Development

Institute for Social and Community Development


The Institute for Social and Community Development supports effective planning and delivery of human services through community-based research, education, and consultation.

 

Institute for Social and Community Development (ISCD)

The ISCD is designed to assist community-based organizations in projects that will enhance and maintain a strong network of human service programs in Abilene, the surrounding West Central Texas area, and in other selected project areas. The ISCD provides research and experiential learning opportunities for graduate and undergraduate social work students. Formerly known as the school's Urban Studies Program, the ISCD has been an outreach program of the School of Social Work since 1998.

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Spotlights

Jonathan Holmes ('12) | Urban Studies

Jonathan Holmes ('12) | Urban Studies

Jonathan Holmes has always been interested in how different generations view the world. As an undergraduate social work major, he turned that interest into a research project for the Pruett Gerontology Center at ACU related to intergenerational attitudes toward welfare.
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