University of Connecticut School of Social Work students and faculty are running and walking in the Sixth Annual Run for Refugees on February 3, 2013 in New Haven. Money raised goes to Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) to help refugees and other displaced people establish new lives, regain hope, and contribute to the vitality […]
When the Levees Broke: A History of Un-Civil Rights in America
Responding to Newtown: A Workshop for Clinicians – Second Session Added
Responding to Newtown: A Workshop for Clinicians Due to the strong interest in “Responding to Newtown: A Workshop for Social Workers,” NASW/CT has opened a second session to be held in the afternoon on the same day. In case of inclement weather, Afternoon workshop will be Cancelled!
Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the Black Studies Project, OBSWS and Foodshare
Please join OBSWS, Black Studies Project, and Foodshare for A National Day of Service on Monday, January 21, 2013. Further information can be found by viewing the Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. flyer. To learn more about the Black Studies Project, please visit their website.
Jack C. Wall, PhD, MSW ’74 – A Leader in Social Work Higher Education Read more about Jack C. Wall… Read about other Alumni Leaders Making a Difference
Dr. S. Megan Berthold, UConn School of Social Work Assistant Professor, has been slated to run for election as Region II’s representative to the NASW National Committee on Nominations and Leadership Identification. “I am committed to working collaboratively with NASW chapters and staff members to recommend persons for appointment to committees and task forces and […]
David Porteous, DMHAS Grants Facilitator in the School’s Office of Finance and Administration received a 2010-2012 Environmental Leadership Award presented by UConn President Susan Herbst at a special ceremony on November 16, 2012. Upon hearing of the award, David said “I honestly was as honored to be nominated for it as I am to have […]
In September 2012, Karen G. Chartier, Ph.D., M.S.W., was awarded a 5-year K01 career development grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for Ethnicity and Alcohol Dependence: Phenotypes, Genes, and the Social Environment. The aim of this project is to understand the interrelationships between the genetic, social, and […]
The following information pertains to STORRS, AVERY POINT, GREATER HARTFORD, STAMFORD, TORRINGTON, WATERBURY and LAW SCHOOL campuses. Due to inclement weather, all morning, afternoon and evening classes are canceled on Monday, October 29th and Tuesday, October 30th. All “Emergency Support Services” are required to report as scheduled. All other employees are not required to report […]
Doctoral student, Mollie Lazar Charter, is the recipient of the 2012 Feminist Scholarship Award presented by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education. Upon hearing the news Dean Salome Raheim remarked “I am proud that you have received this honor. You are the […]