D. Laura Racovita

 Laura Racovita 2018

Professor

Phone: 423.236.2638

Email: racovita@southern.edu

Fall 2019 Schedule

 

   Sun (every other) 

Mon

Tue

Wed***

Thur

9am C        
10am C     M  
11am C O M O/OL**  
12pm C O/M M O/OL**  
1pm O O      
2pm C O      
3pm   M   M  
4pm   M   M  
5pm     O    
6-8pm        

O=Office Hours        M=Meeting       C=Class

  • *Other times available by appointment
  • **OL on 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays of the month
  • ***OL 3rd Wednesday on November

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EDUCATION

PhD in Human Services, with a specialization in Management of Nonprofit Agencies, 2015

Capella University, Minneapolis, MN

Master of Social Work, 2005

Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

Bachelor of Social Work, 2005

Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

Bachelor of Arts: Spanish Studies, 2005

Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI 

EXPERIENCE

Laura Racovita joined the Southern Adventist Faculty in the summer of 2013. Previously, she was the Director of Field Education and assistant professor of social work at Andrews University, in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Professor Racovita is part of the MSW Leadership Team and is teaching primarily graduate courses in the School of Social Work. Some of her teaching and research areas of interest include: non-profit management, program development, social work ethics, trauma and crisis intervention, emergency response, and cultural competency. 

PERSONAL 

  • I enjoy connecting with students and colleagues, and my faith in God and in the good of humanity sustains me.
  • In our free time, my husband and I enjoy cooking and baking, a variety of crafts, and quiet time with a book in the garden. 

YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED TO KNOW...

I am a PK… 
I love to get lost in piano music… 
I own a tool belt and a toolbox, and I know how to use them…