As the end of the school year wraps up, I am so pleased to share the news about our new initiatives, research grants, and achievements of our School. We also have exciting news about our faculty, students and alumni.
The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute, led by SSW Assistant Dean Mary McCarthy (PI) and Dean Katharine Briar-Lawson (co-PI), receives a new five-year, $21.2 million award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Children’s Bureau.
UAlbany kicks off President Robert J. Jones weeklong inauguration celebration with a conversation among the president and Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s daughters – activist Nontombi Naomi Tutu and researcher Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe.
A NYS Department of Health grant funds nine UAlbany MSW students to provide enrollment and related supports to residents in five local counties about health insurance coverage options and aid the uninsured under the Affordable Care Act.
Several UAlbany students who took part in an experiential learning journey this summer to South Africa and Tanzania report on the group’s mission. They studied welfare policies focused on gender, HIV and children.