News: CSSW Graduation

Former Senior White House Official Maria Echaveste to Serve as 2016 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Maria Echaveste, one of the highest ranking Latinas to have served…

May 10, 2016 @ 5:24 pm

Dr. Martha Peláez to Serve as 2015 Graduation Speaker

May 8, 2015   The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Martha B. Peláez, who for nine…

May 8, 2015 @ 11:23 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

“We have to change the perception of poverty”: Deputy Mayor Lilliam Barrios-Paoli Invites Social Work Graduates to Carry the Torch of Social Justice

Lilliam Barrios-Paoli was the graduation speaker for the School of Social Work’s Class of 2014. She serves as Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services under NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio. We have posted the full text of her address. Congratulations, 2014 graduates!

May 22, 2014 @ 4:49 pm

The Big Day Is Here for Class of 2014

We are live tweeting today’s Columbia School of Social Work’s graduation ceremony using the hashtag #cssw2014.

May 21, 2014 @ 5:27 pm

“You are today’s Whitney Young”: Vernon Jordan Delivers Stirring 2013 Commencement Address

Congratulations, 2013 graduates of CUSSW! As a keepsake of your special event, we present the full text of the commencement address that Vernon Jordan delivered, for which he received a standing ovation.

May 23, 2013 @ 10:38 pm

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