News: Military Veterans

On Veteran’s Day, Talking to Gina Marie Bartolomeo (MSW’17), About Her Work with Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, CSSW’s Communications Office spoke to current second-year student Gina Marie Bartolomeo about her experience of…

November 12, 2016 @ 12:17 am

Which Programs Work Best for Helping Homeless Veterans, and What Hurdles Does a Non-Vet Face in Providing Services?

In an online event held on October 4, 2016, alumna Rachel Waltz described her experience of working with HUD-VASH, a…

October 11, 2016 @ 11:02 pm

CSSW and Cohen Veterans Network Form Partnership to Strengthen Field of Veterans’ Mental Health

Columbia University School of Social Work (CSSW) and Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) have entered into a partnership to develop the…

June 27, 2016 @ 6:43 pm

Why Is It So Hard for Veterans to Seek Treatment for PTSD, and What Impact Does It Have on Their Families?

In an online event held on February 23, 2016, Columbia School of Social Work alumnus Michael Day (MSW’10), who served…

March 8, 2016 @ 12:00 am

A Vet, Now in Social Work School, Reviews Howard Schultz’s New Book on Vets

Craig Theisen (MS’15) appraises the messages at the heart of a new book by the Starbucks CEO, from the perspective of one who served in the Air Force for 20 years and is now enrolled in our graduate program.

November 11, 2014 @ 12:52 am

Why Air Force Veteran Craig Theisen (MS’15) Chose Social Work over Other Professions

In honor of Veteran’s Day 2014, we present a video of one of our current students, an Air Force veteran, recounting his pathway to the social work profession.

November 3, 2014 @ 10:51 pm

In IAVA Video, CUSSW Student Touts Education Benefits for Returning Vets

CUSSW student Chris Villatoro appears in a video made by the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), telling his personal story of transitioning to civilian life.

January 2, 2013 @ 11:09 pm

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