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 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.

UAlbany massive open online courses - MOOCs

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.