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 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.

UAlbany School of Social Welfare student and 'navigator' Madeline Knopfler

UAlbany Social Welfare Students Help the Underserved Navigate Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process

University at Albany graduate student Madeline Knopfler is well versed in the challenges confronting individuals who are in need of health insurance, or are seeking to provide health care coverage for their families.