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 perspectives and human rights into the curriculum;
  • Facilitating faculty scholarship on international issues;
  • Encouraging student, faculty, staff, and practitioner participation in international learning and action activities;
  • Promoting cross-cultural competence;
  • Building partnerships with overseas programs and international organizations.
Photo of Professor Lynne Healy
Lynne Healy, Co-Director, Center for International Social Work Studies
Rebecca Thomas, Co-Director, Center for International Social Work Studies

A reception honoring all of the recipients of the 2013 Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Public Engagement will be held on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs campus.

Kindly respond (accepts only) by November 13 to University Events and Conference Services.

Email: rsvp@uconn.edu or phone: 860.486.1038.