Spring 2016 News from the School of Social Welfare

  • Natalie Turner BSW Class of 2017
    Social Welfare Baccalauareate Student awarded Amgen Scholarship
    This summer I was given the opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as an Amgen scholar. I worked in the Biostatistics Branch in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). As an Amgen scholar, I was also able to attend round table discussions on health disparities with experts in a variety of fields.

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    Internships in Aging Project Alumni take on FUNdraising efforts
    A committee of alumni of the School of Social Welfare have worked to support the Internships in Aging Project scholarship fund over the last several years. This year, chaired by Karen (Vincek) Baxter ’12 and Alaina Shanley ’15, the committee is hosting “An Evening with IAP”, an annual fundraising event on September 30

  • Appelstein event flyer
    National Expert on Strengths-Based Trauma-Focused Social Work Coming to SSW Continuing Ed Program
    On Sept 12 – noted speaker Charlie Appelstein, MSW will be holding two workshops at SSW - “The Glass Ain’t Half Full. Heck, it’s Overflowing!”

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    Professor Lawson's book published
    The Faculty and Staff of the School of Social Welfare congratulate Dr. Hal Lawson on the release of his new book titled Developing Community Schools, Community Learning Centers, Extended-service Schools and Multi-service Schools. Dr. Lawson co-authored and edited this book with Professor Dolf van Veen, Director of the Dutch National Center for Education and Youth Care.