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  • Corinne Rieder

    The Center for Excellence in Aging Services and Community Wellness sponsored a forum addressing evidence based approaches to health in older adults featuring Corinne Rieder.

    The School of Social Welfare with its Center on Excellence in Aging Services and Community Wellness and the Albany Guardian Society sponsored a forum addressing the “Widespread dissemination of evidence-based approaches to health in older adults” with keynote speaker Corinne Rieder, Ed.D.


  • News from the School of Social Welfare

    On Friday, November 21, 2014 The School of Social Welfare with its Center on Excellence in Aging Services and Community Wellness and the Albany Guardian Society sponsored a forum addressing the “Widespread dissemination of evidence-based approaches to health in older adults” with keynote speaker Corinne Rieder, Ed.D. Executive Director and Treasurer of the John A. Hartford Foundation. Her keynote address  was entitled: Improving New York’s Health: A Foundation Perspective on the Challenges & Opportunities Facing Social Work & the Critical Role of Partnerships in Advancing the Development & Dissemination of Evidence-based Models & Interprofessional Education & Practice.  Dr. Rieder laid out challenges and opportunities for social workers and policy and service providers. These included the challenges & opportunities facing social work, changes in reimbursement and integrating social services & supports with medical care.  Respondents comprised a panel of State, local foundation and university experts. 

    This event marked the 50th anniversary of UAlbany’s School of Social Welfare, and the formal launch of QTAC NY, a statewide training, technical assistance and evaluation support center dedicated to advancing evidence-based health promotion and self-management programs. It also marked an opportunity to pay tribute to Dr. Rieder for her many years of leadership at the Foundation and transformative investments in social work education.

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UAlbany School of Social Welfare Students with Professor Eunju Lee

National Fellowship Grants Help UAlbany School of Social Welfare Students Confront Childhood Neglect

Two University at Albany doctoral students have taken on the task of combating childhood maltreatment through their dissertation studies. For their efforts, Tana James of Brooklyn and Mi Jin Choi of South Korea have been awarded nationally competitive fellowships to complete their studies.

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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.

New online ed course at UAlbany

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.

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.