Meet Heidi McIntosh MSW ’98 and Other UConn Alums Making Their Mark in the Nation’s Capital
Dear SSW Community, I am delighted to share that the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) has voted to reaffirm the accreditation of the UConn School of Social Work. The CSWE Commission on Accreditation (COA) letter states: At its October 2013 meeting, the Commission on Accreditation (COA) reviewed the Self Study, the COA Letter of […]
On September 22, 2013, twelve UConn 1970 and 1971 School of Social Work graduates gathered at the home of Lew and Jean Triestman in West Greenwich, Rhode Island for a Social Work Tea to reconnect and celebrate their friendship and share UConn memories. This was the 10th year of their informal reunions. Lew is the […]
As part of their initiative to build a Knowledge Community on Children in India (KCCI), UNICEF sponsors an annual fellowship program that seeks to expand the knowledge base on issues and interventions aimed at women and children in India. UNICEF accepts applications from graduate and post graduate students from India and around the globe. This […]
MSW Alums Nate Fox and Barbara Shaw Helped Organize the Passage of A Homeless Person’s Bill of Rights
Connecticut is only the third state to pass An Act Concerning A Homeless Person’s Bill of Rights. The historic measure, serves to protect the basic rights of all Connecticut residents by mandating the equal treatment of people experiencing homelessness, specifically by reaffirming their civil liberties and preventing discrimination based on homelessness. At the ceremony in […]
CTLatinoNews interviewed people from around Connecticut, asking them where they think the Latino middle class lives, and while some responses yielded clues, many revealed why the answer is so hard to pin down. Dr. Catherine Medina was one of those interviewed. Read what she had to say… Connecticut’s Latino Middle Class — Who Are They?