News: Alumni News

Journal Article Addresses Unique Mental Health Needs of China’s Migrant Children

Children of China’s many internal migrants have a hard time adjusting. Two alumni and a current student have co-written a…

May 10, 2019 @ 3:09 pm

Social Work Journal with School Ties Celebrates Its 100th Volume

Launched by one of our School’s founders and edited by one of our alumni, the journal Families in Society approaches…

April 26, 2019 @ 9:38 pm

Alumna Sheila Oliver, First Woman of Color Elected to Statewide Office in NJ, to Serve as Graduation Speaker

The Columbia University School of Social Work has announced that New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver will serve as…

February 21, 2019 @ 9:37 pm

Demand “Growing Exponentially” for Bilingual MSWs, Says 2012 Graduate

A 2012 alumnus of the School of Social Work, Russell Chertok, and his Long Island-based business, Visiting Counselors of New…

February 7, 2019 @ 10:36 pm

PhD Alum Brings Social Work Ethos to State Government

With a career merging social work and politics, doctoral alumna Mathylde Frontus has found her seat at the table. She…

January 14, 2019 @ 9:28 pm

School Mourns the Loss of Beloved Alumna and Outstanding Teacher Agnes Louard

On March 28, 2018, retired Associate Professor Agnes A. Louard died peacefully at her home in New York City at…

July 18, 2018 @ 3:54 pm

A Wish and a Dream to See More Social Work Students Make Waves, Move Mountains, Change Lives

This article first appeared in the Planned Giving section of Giving to Columbia. It is reposted here with the Office…

September 15, 2017 @ 5:01 pm

Two Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor

Two faculty members at the Columbia School of Social Work—Drs. André Ivanoff and Barbara Simon—have been promoted to the rank…

July 28, 2017 @ 4:36 pm

Harlem Loses a Civil Rights Activist and Educator

At a time when Columbia University is confronting its historic relationship with slavery, and as we are also nearing the…

February 24, 2017 @ 10:47 pm

Global Social Work: Paths to Service in Africa

In an online event held on February 15, alumnus Jarret Schecter (MSW’14) and Columbia School of Social Work Professor Lynn…

February 23, 2017 @ 9:41 pm

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