Michele Thornton, MSW, LSW

Michele Thornton, MSW, LSW

Title: Associate Professor of Instruction, BA/BASW Coordinator, Preadmission Advisor
Dept/Program: School of Social Work
Office: 411D, Polsky Building
Phone: 330-972-8195
Email: mdt@uakron.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download in PDF format



  • #emailisfordinosaurs: Using technology in academic advising for student success, BPD Annual Conference, March 2017 
  • Using Roles to Empower Learners in Online Discussions, 4th Quality Matters Consortium Annual Members Meeting, May 2016 
  • Addressing Student Readiness for Field Education: A Model of Proactive Advising, lead presenter, BPD Annual Conference, April 2016
  • Aging in Place: Competency Driven Practice with Older Adults, co-presenter, BPD Annual Conference, April 2016 
  • Active Learning When No One is Watching, NEXT Conference, February 2016
  • Student/Faculty Discussion Panel, NEXT Conference, February 2016 
  • Creating a Catalyst for Aging in Place: Competency Driven Practice for Work with Older Adults, NASW Ohio Annual Conference, November 2015
  • When Classroom Success Just Isn't Enough: Addressing Student Readiness for Internship Success, NACADA National Conference, October 2015.


  • M.S.W. University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A. University of Dayton


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