• “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

NEWS FROM THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE
School alum Hilary Closs talking to students ACEs, Trauma, and Response Symposium Draws Over 400 to University at Albany's Downtown Campus

On March 4th, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Trauma, and Response: A Capital District Symposium welcomed national and state experts from a variety of scientific, psychological, social service and educational fields who study the emerging connections between trauma and social, psychological, and physical health across the lifespan as well as explore the rapidly expanding science of brain development and the impact of trauma on the developing brain.

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Dr. Hal Lawson, professor of Educational Administration and Policy StudiesLawson Honored with Review of Research Award

Dr. Hal Lawson, professor of School of Social Welfare, Educational Administration, Policy Studies, and colleague Dr. Michael A. Lawson, Binghamton University, have been selected to receive a 2014 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Review of Research Award for their article ‘New Conceptual Frameworks for Student Engagement Research, Policy, and Practice.’

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SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WELFARE NEWS FROM THE UALBANY NEWSCENTER
UAlbany Rockefeller College Alumni
Rockefeller College Honors Seven at Annual Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony

UAlbany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy honors alumni exemplars, including Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the World Trade Organization, a former chief of staff to a U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, and the regional CEO of the American Red Cross Northeastern NY at its annual alumni ceremony on May 16.

National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
UAlbany, University Partners Receive $21.2 Million to Lead National Child Welfare Workforce Institute

The University at Albany's School of Social Welfare and five university partners have received a $21.2 million award from the Children’s Bureau to lead the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute.

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