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.
School of Social Welfare Assistant Professor Heather Larkin and John Record, executive director of the Petaluma, Calif.-based Committee on the Shelterless (COTS), have launched the National Center for Excellence in Homeless Services.
The Center for Human Services Research received 4 evaluation grants: a study of veteran reintegration, assessment of domestic violence prevention, research on food choices and eating behaviors, an examination of juvenile detention diversion initiatives.
School of Social Welfare center and grants received UAlbany President’s Awards for Exemplary Community Engagement at the Awards. The awards were created to recognize UAlbany and community groups making an impact in New York’s Capital Region and beyond.
UAlbany’s Schools of Social Welfare and Public Health and its Rockefeller College are partnering to host a series of issue-oriented seminars focused on the needs of the nonprofit sector in the community.