News: CSSW Alumni

Alumna Teams Up with CSSW to Train New Generation of Foster Care Caseworkers for NYC

Liv Anna Homstead (MS‘12) has been partnering with the School of Social Work in developing a support system for overburdened caseworkers in New York City’s foster care system, as part of her work with Children’s Corps.

September 15, 2014 @ 5:55 pm

Stainmans Endow CSSW’s First Full-Tuition Fellowship in Memory of Seymour Kline (MS’54)

Arthur and Lois Stainman have endowed a fellowship program with a $2.7 million gift in honor of Mrs. Stainman’s father, who earned his M.S. at CSSW. Beginning in autumn, two incoming students will receive full-tuition support to for both years of their M.S. studies.

June 13, 2014 @ 7:27 pm

Graduation Round-up, Class of 2014

On May 21, 2014, our graduates joined Columbia Commencement on the main campus, and then trekked down to Beacon Theatre for the School of Social Work graduation. Here is the story of that special day…in photos, tweets, videos, and text.

June 2, 2014 @ 9:57 pm

Two Alumni Honored at 2014 Annual Meeting of NASW-NYC

At the annual meeting of the National Association of Social Workers-New York City, held on May 15, 2014, two alumni…

May 27, 2014 @ 10:08 pm

New Year’s Resolution: Start a Career in Social Work

Second-year students, as well as anyone considering a social work career, may be interested in this “Career Outlook” infographic for our graduates, based on data collected from the Class of 2012.

January 6, 2014 @ 4:18 pm

Mourning the Loss of Alumna Adrienne Asch, Distinguished Disabilities Scholar

Dr. Asch was a strong advocate for disability rights and pioneer in disability studies. Her death has been described as a huge loss for that world.

November 27, 2013 @ 7:32 pm

Eight Donors Tell Us Why They Support Social Work Education

In a slideshow in honor of Columbia Giving Day, seven CSSW alums and one staff member answer the question, “Why do you give?” Check it out!

October 23, 2013 @ 2:48 pm

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.

October 4, 2013 @ 10:26 pm

Our School Makes Waves in Special Issue of Spectrum

A new issue of Spectrum is out, showing how our faculty, students and alumni are making waves in poverty-related studies, international research, student life, alumni leadership, and much more…

September 19, 2013 @ 4:36 pm

Graduation Round-up, May 2013

After participating in Columbia University’s traditional commencement with bambams in hand, CUSSW’s 2013 graduating class descended upon New York’s historic Beacon Theatre. There they received their social work diplomas as well as the wisdom of keynote speaker Vernon Jordan. A grand time was had by all!

May 30, 2013 @ 6:34 pm

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