The School of Social Work’s Partnership with Armenia

September 25, 2013 by  
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The School of Social Work’s Partnership with Armenia

Promoting global social work education is an area of strength at the UConn School of Social Work.  The School has had a long standing partnership with Yerevan State University in Armenia.  Dr. Nancy Humphreys’ efforts in promoting this linkage are featured in the September 2013 NASW News article: Promoting Social Work Education, U.S. Schools Strengthen […]

Dr. Stanley F. Battle Named Founding Director of the MSW Program at the University of Saint Joseph

September 25, 2013 by  
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Dr. Stanley F. Battle Named Founding Director of the MSW Program at the University of Saint Joseph

The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) recently announced the appointment of Stanley F. Battle, Ph.D., MSW as professor of social work and the founding director of their MSW program. In his new role Battle will provide vision and leadership in developing and implementing the new MSW degree program which will prepare social workers for community-based […]

Drs. Harding and Kurz Accept New Positions at the School of Social Work

September 25, 2013 by  
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Drs. Harding and Kurz Accept New Positions at the School of Social Work

Effective August 2013, Dr. Scott Harding is the new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Dr. Brenda Kurz is the MSW Program Director.  On making these appointments, Dean Raheim said “I appreciate the commitments made by both Scott and Brenda and look forward to our work as a team.” Dr. Harding is an associate professor […]

STEP Professional Development Opportunities at the SSW – Earn Social Work CECs

September 4, 2013 by  
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STEP Professional Development Opportunities at the SSW – Earn Social Work CECs

The STEP Program is designed to afford social work professionals the opportunity to stay current with new ideas and methods being introduced into practice. For more information visit the STEP Professional Development page.

The Present and Future of Puerto Rico: Leadership, Education, Culture and Politics

August 30, 2013 by  
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2013 Latin@ Educational Series

August 30, 2013 by  
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Khaliyl Lane MSW ’13 – Social Work Graduate Overcomes Obstacles To Find Success in Washington, D.C.

August 21, 2013 by  
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Khaliyl Lane MSW ’13 – Social Work Graduate Overcomes Obstacles To Find Success in Washington, D.C.

If you asked Khaliyl Lane 10 years ago whether he could imagine himself working in the halls of power at the U.S. Capitol or sitting at a desk inside the United Nations, he would surely have laughed it off as an outrageous suggestion…more

Dr. Elizabeth Pinner’s Planned Gift Builds on a Tradition of Faculty Support for School of Social Work

August 15, 2013 by  
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Dr. Elizabeth Pinner’s Planned Gift Builds on a Tradition of Faculty Support for School of Social Work

When it was time to find a job, Elizabeth (Lu) Pinner, PhD, looked all over the country. She chose UConn’s School of Social Work and never looked back. Pinner’s friends and colleagues fondly called her Lu. “Universities were expanding and there were plenty of jobs,” says Lu, who joined the School of Social Work in […]

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

July 22, 2013 by  
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Walk Against Hunger: Another Year of Generous Support

July 8, 2013 by  
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Walk Against Hunger: Another Year of Generous Support

The UConn School of Social Work Team has been participating in Foodshare’s Annual Walk Against Hunger for 8 years. Each year the School has met or exceeded its goal of helping to feed many of our hungry neighbors in Greater Hartford. Every $30 raised provides an entire month’s worth of food for someone in need. […]