• “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


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  • Social Welfare's Director of Field Receives Prestigious MFP Award

    The School of Social Welfare at the University at Albany proudly congratulates Estella Williamson a 2016 Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) award recipient. Ms. Williamson is an alum of the school and is currently serving as our Assistant Dean/Director of Field Education.
  • Social Welfare Baccalauareate Student awarded Amgen Scholarship

    This summer I was given the opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as an Amgen scholar. I worked in the Biostatistics Branch in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). As an Amgen scholar, I was also able to attend round table discussions on health disparities with experts in a variety of fields.
  • Internships in Aging Project Alumni take on FUNdraising efforts

    A committee of alumni of the School of Social Welfare have worked to support the Internships in Aging Project scholarship fund over the last several years. This year, chaired by Karen (Vincek) Baxter ’12 and Alaina Shanley ’15, the committee is hosting “An Evening with IAP”, an annual fundraising event on September 30



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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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