SSW Dean Named Among State’s “100 Most Influential Blacks”

December 20, 2013 by  
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SSW Dean Named Among State’s “100 Most Influential Blacks”

The Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branches recently named six individuals at UConn as being among the “100 Most Influential Blacks” in the state: Sanford Cloud Jr., chair of the UConn Health Center Board of Directors; Carolle Andrews, chief administrative officer of the Health Center; Warde Manuel, director of athletics; Kevin Ollie, men’s basketball head […]

Deberey Hinchey MSW ’97 Elected Mayor of Norwich

November 25, 2013 by  
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Deberey Hinchey MSW ’97 Elected Mayor of Norwich

Deberey Hinchey made history on November 5, 2013 by becoming the first female mayor of the City of Norwich. She is a 1997 graduate of the School of Social Work and a former intern in the Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work. Governor Dannel Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman both issued statements […]

Robert Connolly MSW ’71 Selected for an NASW National Award

November 22, 2013 by  
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Robert Connolly MSW ’71 Selected for an NASW National Award

SSW Alumni Leader and NASW Pioneer, Robert Connolly MSW ’71 has been selected as the national recipient of the 2013 Knee/Wittman Outstanding Achievement Award in Health and Mental Health Policy by the National Association of Social Workers. Upon hearing of the award, Dean Raheim said “This is fantastic news and a well deserved recognition. I […]

Social Work Dean Attends Briefing on Affordable Care Act

November 19, 2013 by  
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Social Work Dean Attends Briefing on Affordable Care Act

UConn School of Social Work Dean Salome Raheim was one of more than 150 leading social work educators from across the country who recently attended a White House briefing on the expanding role of social work in today’s changing health care environment. The historic briefing stressed the important role social workers will play during and […]

Paula Crombie MSW ’82 Receives Eleanor Clark Award

November 13, 2013 by  
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Paula Crombie MSW ’82 Receives Eleanor Clark Award

Paula Crombie, director of Social Work at Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), has received the 2013 Eleanor Clark Award for Innovative Programs in Patient Care from the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care. This national award recognizes Paula’s role in helping to design the hospital’s innovative off-shift executive leader program. She also recently […]

PRLSP Continues the Conversation with CT Senate and House Latino Legislators

November 13, 2013 by  
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PRLSP Continues the Conversation with CT Senate and House Latino Legislators

On November 6, 2013, the Puerto Rican Latin@ Studies Project (PRLSP) invited the Connecticut Latino Legislators to a roundtable discussion on issues and concerns affecting the Latino communities they serve. This event was the next step in a continuing conversation that began with the 2012 “Café con Leche” breakfast held at the Capitol’s Legislative Office […]

Emerging Issues & Special Populations within Asian & Asian American Communities

November 12, 2013 by  
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Feminist and Queer Theory, Social Movements, and Social Change

November 5, 2013 by  
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The Center for International Social Work Studies Selected as a Recipient of the UConn Provost’s Award for Excellence in Public Engagement

November 5, 2013 by  
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The Center for International Social Work Studies Selected as a Recipient of the UConn Provost’s Award for Excellence in Public Engagement

The 2013 winners for the UConn Provost’s Award for Excellence in Public Engagement were announced on October 28th. The School of Social Work is proud to have a winner in the Program category. The Center for International Social Work Studies (CISWS) was selected as a recipient for their contributions to public engagement through: Integrating global […]

RuthAnn Lobo Award in Social Work Established

October 21, 2013 by  
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RuthAnn Lobo Award in Social Work Established

Panera Bread announces a new partnership with Rebecca Lobo that will support the Connecticut Sports Foundation and a new RuthAnn Lobo Award in Social Work at UConn, two areas that complement the life and work of Rebecca’s late mother, RuthAnn Lobo. The partnership kicks off in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Panera Bread’s […]