News: Corporate Social Responsibility
2017 Graduate Kainen Bell Receives Fulbright Grant for Research on Brazil’s Social Sector
Kainen Bell, a 2017 graduate of the Columbia School of Social Work’s Advanced Standing Program, has received a Fulbright grant…
Students Share Highlights from Wide Range of Field Experiences
Field work is a vital part of a social work education, as the students in this slideshow attest.
Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: Social Change Agent Alexis Miesen (MS’04)
In the first of an occasional series featuring members of the Columbia School of Social Work community who have served as agents of social change, Alexis Meisen tells the story of how the ice cream shop she co-founded in Brooklyn ended up opening a branch in Rwanda. Watch video.
Social Enterprise Administration Program Announces New Leadership
The preeminent Social Enterprise Administration (SEA) program created and sustained by Professor Sheila (“Shelley”) Akabas will continue under the acting directorship of Professor Steven Schinke. Lecturer Monique Jethwani-Keyser will serve as convener for the program.
CAREERS IN SOCIAL WORK 4: Kristin Meyer (MS’10)
Continuing our series of posts on social work careers, we talk to CUSSW alumna Kristin Meyer (MS’10), who works in the area of corporate social responsibility at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Passage to Tamil Nadu: Two Social Work Students Witness a Self-Help Model of Community Development
Under the auspices of the Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), two students—Golda Calonge and Kimberly Nasatir—journeyed to Tamil Nadu, India, for eight weeks last summer.