Dr. Catherine Medina Receives Award from the UConn Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center

May 16, 2013 by  
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Dr. Catherine Medina Receives Award from the UConn Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center

Dr. Catherine Medina is the recipient of the faculty/staff award from the UConn Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) for advancing the role and contributions of Latinos at UConn and the community. Dr. Medina is a distinguished leader in social work education, who has made outstanding contributions to enhancing the lives of Latinos at UConn, […]

Class of 2013: Brunilda Ferraj, Future Social Worker

May 7, 2013 by  
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Class of 2013: Brunilda Ferraj, Future Social Worker

This article is part of a series featuring some of this year’s outstanding graduating students, nominated by their academic school or college or another University program in which they participated. When Brunilda Ferraj attended a recent public hearing on a bill that would allow immigrants to obtain a driver’s license regardless of their legal status, […]

Human Rights Education in Social Work: Global Perspectives

April 29, 2013 by  
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Human Rights Education in Social Work: Global Perspectives Thursday, May 16, 2013 5:30 – 7:30 pm Zachs Community Room UConn School of Social Work Light dinner will be served Keynote Speakers Sandra Chadwick-Parkes, Ph.D. University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica Nivedita Prasad, Ph.D. University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany Viviene Taylor, Ph.D. University of […]

UConn to Award Honorary Degrees at the School of Social Work’s Recognition Ceremony

April 25, 2013 by  
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UConn to Award Honorary Degrees at the School of Social Work’s Recognition Ceremony

Gary Bailey, MSW, ACSW and Lyudmila Harutyunyan, Ph.D. will each be recognized with Doctor of Humane Letters degrees at the School of Social Work’s Recognition Ceremony. Bailey, a professor at Simmons College, is an internationally recognized leader, scholar, and educator in social work, diversity, human rights, and related fields. He has spoken at the SSW […]

Dr. Salome Raheim Appointed to a Second Term as Dean

April 18, 2013 by  
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Dr. Salome Raheim Appointed to a Second Term as Dean

UConn Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Mun Choi announced that Dr. Salome Raheim has been appointed to serve a second, five-year term as Dean of the School of Social Work. During her tenure, Dean Raheim has developed or expanded an impressive array of research and outreach programs. Among these are the Title […]

The 2013 Alice K. Norian Lecture

April 11, 2013 by  
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The 2013 Alice K. Norian Lecture

UConn SSW Alumni Connect Event – April 26th

April 11, 2013 by  
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Calling All UConn SSW Alumni! You’re Invited! SSW Alumni Connect Friday, April 26, 2012 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wood-n-Tap Bar & Grill 99 Sisson Ave. Hartford, CT | Map & Directions This is a free event – cash bar will be available. The UConn School of Social Work Alumni Board of Directors invites all SSW […]

Meeting with the CT Senate and Congressional Latino Legislators

March 27, 2013 by  
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Meeting with the CT Senate and Congressional Latino Legislators

The Puerto Rican & Latin@ Studies Project (PRLSP) faculty recently visited the newly elected Senate and Congressional Latino Legislators at the Legislative Office Building. Their election is a historic event since this is the first time that the State of Connecticut has had such Latino representation. The Project faculty celebrated their coming into office by […]

National Social Work Month Alumnae Spotlight

March 21, 2013 by  
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National Social Work Month Alumnae Spotlight

It’s National Social Work Month, and this issue of Husk-e-News spotlights three alumnae from the School of Social Work (SSW) employed at the Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF). They received their master’s in social work from UConn, and credit their education and experiences at the University for their career successes. To recognize National […]

New Home for The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence

March 20, 2013 by  
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New Home for The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence

The School of Social Work is the new location for The Connecticut Center for Nonviolence (CTCN), which is housed in the office adjacent to the Institute for Violence Prevention and Reduction (IVPR). CTCN provides leadership in nonviolence education, bringing people from diverse communities together in dialogue and creative expression to explore the root causes of […]