Fall 2012


  • Professor Pyles and Students

    Disaster Resilience Grant Extends Rural Community Work

    With  the support of a research grant for $399,650 from the National  Science Foundation’s Disaster Resilience in Rural Communities competition, Dr. Loretta Pyles will study disaster-affected rural communities on the U.S. Gulf Coast and Haiti


  • Small Enterprise Economic Development

    Character-Based Microloan Program Demonstrates 1st Year Success

    New CHSR research awards include a parental intervention program evaluation, juvenile justice reform study, prevention program data system, a disability workforce study, and a calorie posting study.


  • Grant and Contract News

    Grant and Contract News

    Latest information on support for the University at Albany School of Social Welfare


  • Elderly Man

    CEASCW Awarded Multiple New Program Contracts

    We’re pleased to announce a series of new research awards for The Center for Excellence in Aging Services & Community Wellness


  • Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences

    A group of local agencies has developed a coalition with the UAlbany School of Social Welfare and Prevent Child Abuse New York organized around a range of adverse childhood experiences response activities.

  • Emotional Freedom Technique

    Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

    Under the leadership of Co-Principal Investigators Dr. Heather Larkin, Dr. Ron Toseland, Dr. Lara Kaye and Mary Sise, the School of Social Welfare is developing trauma-focused practices surrounding the neurobiological developmental effects of trauma.


  • Mary McCarthy

    Faculty Awards and Announcements

    Keep informed about the latest School of Social Welfare faculty news and announcments

School of Social Welfare News
From the UAlbany News Center

UAlbany President Robert Jones

University at Albany Inaugurates Robert J. Jones as its 19th President

The University at Albany inaugurated its 19th President, Robert J. Jones, Ph.D., on Sept. 28. Dr. Jones was formally installed at a ceremony in the University's Performing Arts Center. He outlined his vision for UAlbany in an inaugural address before a packed theater of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community and business leaders.

UAlbany Hosts Human Trafficking Conference 10-2-13

School of Social Welfare Co-Hosts Conference on Human Trafficking, October 2

UAlbany's School of Social Welfare co-hosts a conference on human trafficking on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Milne Hall on the Downtown Campus. The event, co-hosted by the State Office of Children and Family Services, is designed to raise awareness about human trafficking and increase knowledge among students as well as community members.

Internships in Aging Project Recent Graduates

UAlbany School of Social Welfare to Address Needs of Growing Aging Population

The University at Albany’s School of Social Welfare has received a $10,000 grant -- half of it in the form of a challenge grant – from the Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation to continue its mission to train social workers to care for a burgeoning aging population.