Susan Tonymon received a BSW degree from Arkansas State University and MSW from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She was most recently director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas. She is a full-time faculty member at the University of Arkansas School of Social Work where her teaching focus is with online courses.
In addition to teaching, Professor Tonymon supports the field education program. She supervises BSW and MSW field placement students at agencies such as the Art Experience, Broyles’ Foundation, Feed Communities, NWA Children’s Shelter, Soldier on Service Dogs, Western Arkansas Guidance Center, Yvonne Richardson Center, among others. Professor Tonymon assists in the coordination of field placements for the online MSW program.
- Ethics and Aging
- Human Diversity and Social Work
- Introduction to Social Work
- MSW Field Seminar I,II
- On Death and Dying
- Social Work Practice III
Professor Tonymon has extensive professional experience in non-profit program management and community organization. Prior to working in advocacy and services for aging persons, she was director of the Beck PRIDE Center for America’s Wounded Veterans, at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.