• “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


Center for Excellence in Aging and Community Wellness Director Lisa A. Ferretti Tapped as Expert for New Report on Patient Engagement

CEACW and QTAC Director Lisa A. Ferretti lent her expertise for "Here to Stay: What Health Care Leaders Say About Patient Engagement," a new report released by the Center for Advancing Health (CFAH). In her announcement about the report, CFAH President Jessie Gruman noted "As a person long concerned with the practical and policy priorities of promoting patient engagement, the level of commitment I found in these interviews is exceptional. As a patient, I am profoundly grateful for the creativity, energy and drive I see devoted to transforming health care delivery into an enterprise that serves us all well."


South Korean University Students Take Study Tour via UAlbany School of Social Welfare Partnership

For the past 15 years as part of a partnership with Hallym University in South Korea, the UAlbany School of Social Welfare has hosted Hallym faculty and students. This summer, Dr. Yojin Kim and 4 social work students from Hallym participated in the Study Tour Exchange.


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UAlbany Experts in Information Literacy and Nonprofit Management and Leadership Win SUNY Innovative Instruction Awards

Distinguished Librarian Trudi Jacobson and Yvonne Harrison of Public Administration & Policy are 2014 SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant winners for new massive open online courses (MOOCs). Jacobson’s project promotes student metaliteracy; Harrison’s increases management and leadership training for the nonprofit sector.

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UAlbany Unveils New Online Healthcare Courses Aimed at Building New York’s Workforce

UAlbany is creating new online courses in healthcare for students and professionals through New York State “Open SUNY” grants designed to aid the state’s economy in key industries and provide new training opportunities for the state's workforce.


Open Faculty Position

Kathryn Zox and SSW student live on the radioAssistant Professor
The School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany (SSW) seeks to fill a position at the assistant professor level. The position is a full-time academic year appointment, scheduled to begin September 2015.

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State University of New York

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