News: CSSW Students
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.
Field work is a vital part of a social work education, as the students in this slideshow attest.
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.
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…
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!
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.