News: CUSSW Students

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.

July 17, 2013 @ 7:45 pm

CAREERS IN SOCIAL WORK 3: Kathleen Chiarantona (MS’12)

Continuing our series of posts on social work careers, we talk to CUSSW alumna Kathleen Chiarantona (MS’12), who works in HHS on the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Program.

June 14, 2013 @ 11:14 pm

Capstone 2013: A Showcase

Midway through the week, five capstone students talk about their experiences and assess their chances of taking away the gold trophy! Enjoy the video…

May 9, 2013 @ 6:58 pm

CAREERS IN SOCIAL WORK 2: Daniel Kamins (MS’08)

Continuing our series of posts on social work careers, we talk to another CUSSW alumnus, Daniel Kamins (MS’08), who works in corporate philanthropy.

May 3, 2013 @ 6:51 pm

CAREERS IN SOCIAL WORK 1: Emily Ball Jabbour (MS’06)

In a new series of posts on social work careers, we talk to CUSSW alumni who got launched in their careers upon graduation. First up: Emily Jabbour (MS’06), who works at a federal agency. (She is also the outgoing president of CUSSW’s Alumni Association!)

April 25, 2013 @ 11:07 pm

Why You Must Attend the “Columbia Social Work Review” Launch Party

It’s that time of the year, when the journal created by CUSSW students, the Columbia Social Work Review, comes out. In this video, three of those who were involved in this year’s issue—Brianna Boles, Jaime Hedlund and Claire Shoen—tell us why we mustn’t miss the CSWR launch party on Wednesday, April 17.

April 12, 2013 @ 6:58 pm

With CSSW Playing a Key Role, Columbia University Commits to Criminal Justice Reform

Internationally acclaimed social justice activist Angela Davis will return to Columbia University on April 5 to address the group that convenes for “Beyond the Bars: Moving Forward,” the third annual conference on criminal justice organized by CUSSW students and faculty. Davis’s return marks an uptick in interest across campus on this important social issue.

March 28, 2013 @ 9:44 pm

“Curiosity”—Another Name for History, and for Hope

First-year student Natalie Millman says that her background in guided autobiography can be useful in doing bio-psycho-social (BPS) assessments and in persuading clients of their self-worth.

March 26, 2013 @ 4:19 pm

Attention Class of 2013: Don’t Miss This Major Networking Opportunity

If you’re about to graduate and still looking for a job, networking opportunities cannot crop up often enough. In this short video, find out why the Second Year Reps on SUEB decided to organize a student-alumni networking brunch on March 3rd. (And sign up if you haven’t already!)

March 1, 2013 @ 8:30 pm

Financial Empowerment: Spreading throughout the Nation—and within CUSSW!

“Financial empowerment”—if you aren’t familiar with the term, you will be soon. It is the topic of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz’s Grand Rounds talk on January 30; of a course being taught this semester; and of some innovative field placement opportunities.

January 29, 2013 @ 5:07 pm

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