“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
The School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany extends congratulations to all of the faculty, staff and PhD candidates that presented at this year’s APM CSWE Social Work on the Frontiers of Change Conference, October 15-18 in Denver, Colorado. The conference attracted approximately 3000 social work educators nationwide and provided an opportunity for continuing education credits.
The APM CSWE conference offered discussion groups, interactive posters, interactive workshops, oral presentations, panel discussions, a film festival, a career center, and an exhibit hall of more than 100 programs and informational booths.
This year’s faculty, staff and student presenters included: Ricky Fortune, Mary McCarthy, Crystal Rogers, Heather Larkin, Keith Chan, Dawn Knight-Thomas, Estella Williamson, Jessica Pryce, Katharine Briar-Lawson, Wonhyung Lee, Mi Jin Choi, Jinhee Koo, Juliana Svistova, Sarah P. Maynard, Meera Bhat, Sang Ah Chun, Junrong Shi, Samantha Fletcher and Darren Cosgrove.
Congratulations are also in order for the school’s former Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson who was presented with the Significant Lifetime Achievement in Social Work Education Award which recognizes a social work educator’s achievements over their entire career, at the Honoring Our Own luncheon.
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NEWS FROM THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE NEWS FROM THE UALBANY NEWSCENTER
UAlbany continues to enhance its academic footprint, welcoming 64 new full-time faculty members, including both tenure-track and full-time lecturers. New deans and provosts will lead efforts in the areas of criminal justice, engineering and applied sciences, social welfare, and international education. Several administrative professionals are added as well.