News: CSSW Students

The Social Work Response to Typhoon Haiyan

Responding to the news of the devastating tropical storm that hit the central Philippines on November 8th , four of our students are joined by a CUMC research assistant in interpreting the catastrophe from a social work perspective. NOTE: Be sure to join the fundraiser in Lerner Hall on Friday, Nov. 22.

November 18, 2013 @ 10:36 pm

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.

November 1, 2013 @ 4:00 am

Applying Social Justice Advocacy Principles to Quebec’s Charter of Values

In an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette, second-year student Gabrielle Cole argues that Quebec’s values charter would encourage exclusion at home and hurt its image elsewhere. She developed these ideas in a Contemporary Social Issues class.

October 28, 2013 @ 6:09 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

“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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