• “The School of Social Welfare consists of excellent students, passionate faculty, and an outstanding staff. My experience in the baccalaureate program has been exceptional.”

    Christie Allen, Baccalaureate Program Class of 2014

  • “As a student, I have been able to organize a conference, help to develop a curriculum and participate in an independent study on Human Trafficking.”

    Lima James, MSW Class of 2014

  • “The School of Social Welfare is an excellent choice for returning students, whether you have been out of school for a decade or several you will feel welcomed by students and staff.”

    Samantha Fletcher, MSW Class of 2014

  • “The classes that I am taking combined with my field experience have intensified my passion for wanting to work with and help others.”

    Maria Mastroianni, MSW Class of 2015

  • “I am continuously impressed by the School of Social Welfare. I have enjoyed participating in a variety of diverse learning experiences that have helped shape my professional and personal goals.”

    Kate Kowalski, MSW Class of 2015

 

Special Announcement

This year's Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) conference is in New Orleans Thursday, January 12-Sunday, January 15. Click here for the full schedule.

NEWS FROM THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE

  • School of Social Welfare Mother & Daughter featured on Good Morning America! 

    School of Social Welfare Mother and Daughter, Paula O'Neil and Chantel Batuk are scheduled to graduate with the Class of 2017!  This dynamic duo were featured on Good Morning America.  The SSW is so proud of this pair and wishes them continued success!  Please visit the link to watch the segment and learn more about their story.

  • Baccalaureate Students Make Impact On and Off Campus

    Baccalaureate Students in the Social Welfare program at the University at Albany each complete a Macro Project during their senior year. This project is intended to provide student-learners with an experience of initiating change at a larger systems level in their internship setting. Examples of projects in the past have included planning and giving workshops, developing a short video, community outreach, fundraising, and many more. There continued to be some innovative and creative projects this year.
  • Assistant Professor Julia Hastings joins 2017 Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research

    The School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany's Assistant Professor Julia Hastings joins the 2017 class of Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR). Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research are members who have served with distinction to advance the mission of the Society.
  • The School of Social Welfare focuses on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 

    In keeping with social work's historic and enduring commitments to further social and economic justice and to serve people who are vulnerable, marginalized, or oppressed, the School of Social Welfare held several events focused on diversity, equity and inclusion during the semester. Following are some of the events that took place at the school last semester, with more scheduled for Spring 2017.

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE NEWS FROM THE UALBANY NEWSCENTER

  • Erik Schlimmer

    Therapeutic Hiking

    Erik Schlimmer finds peace hiking in uncharted territory in the Adirondack Mountains.

  • Brittni Switser and Gwen Rowland

    Support for Seniors

    An internship helps social work students find their niche.

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School of Social Welfare
University at Albany
State University of New York

Richardson Hall
135 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
PHONE (518) 442-5320
FAX (518) 442-5380

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