Due to classes being cancelled today, Tuesday, November 1st, the presentation “On Being Latina” at 6:30 p.m. has also been cancelled.
All School of Social Work classes have been cancelled for the remainder of this week. There will be no classes held on Tues. 11/1, Weds. 11/2 , Thurs. 11/3 or Sat. 11/5. In addition, the Field Seminar scheduled for Friday, 11/4 has been cancelled. The Campus buildings will be open for your use.
Dean Salome Raheim has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut for 2011 by the state conference of the NAACP. Dr. Raheim and the other awardees will be honored during a December 10th luncheon at the NAACPs 46th Annual State Convention at the Hilton Hotel in Hartford. Comedian and civil [...]
The 2011 winners for the Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement were announced on October 10th. The School of Social Work is proud to have winners in three categories: Program: Puerto Rican & Latin@ Studies Project Graduate Student: Nicole Fink Alumni: Robin McHaelen MSW ‘94 The Puerto Rican & Latin@ Studies Project (PRLSP) is the recipient in [...]
Christine Limone MSW ’96 has been named Director of Political Advocacy at the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW/CT). In her new role she is responsible for the organization’s advocacy functions in both the legislative and electoral arenas. After graduating from UConn with a concentration in community organization, Chris worked at [...]
Dr. Lynne Healy Co-Edits Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession
Global knowledge is increasingly essential for all aspects of social work. Co-edited by Lynne Healy and Rosemary Link (Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Simpson College, Iowa), this handbook is the first major reference text to provide a solid foundation of knowledge for students and researchers. The extensive 73 chapter, 560 page handbook systematically maps [...]
The PhD Program Application Workshop is being held on October 20, 2011 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the UConn School of Social Work in Room 208. To RSVP, email Kathy Birnie or call 860.570.9323.
Lisa Werkmeister Rozas, Associate Professor and faculty of the SSW Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Project has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the UConn Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention (CHIP). The Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention is a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to the study of the dynamics of health risk [...]