News: Obituary

James O. Hackshaw, Gifted Professor of Community Organizing and Trainer of American Service Volunteers, Dies at 95

The Columbia School of Social Work mourns the passing of James O. Hackshaw, who taught community organizing and urban community…

July 18, 2018 @ 9:49 pm

School Mourns the Loss of Beloved Alumna and Outstanding Teacher Agnes Louard

On March 28, 2018, retired Associate Professor Agnes A. Louard died peacefully at her home in New York City at…

July 18, 2018 @ 3:54 pm

In Memorium: Alumna Joan Patricia Staudt Pracy (MSW’47)

CSSW mourns the passing of Mrs. Joan Pracy, MSW ’47, an esteemed alumna who made outstanding contributions to social work…

February 23, 2016 @ 6:27 pm

CUSSW Mourns the Loss of Social Work Legend Helen Rehr (SW’45, DSW’70)

Dr. Helen Rehr, CUSSW aluma extraordinaire, has died. She was 93. “We celebrate her life, her many contributions, and her unwavering commitment to social work,” said Dean Jeanette Takamura.

February 15, 2013 @ 7:47 pm

Professor Emeritus David Fanshel, World Expert on Foster Care, Dies

Dr. David Fanshel, who was a professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work and received his doctorate from the School, passed away on December 15, 2012. CUSSW joins his family in celebrating his contributions, including and especially his award-winning work on the American foster care system.

January 11, 2013 @ 1:27 am

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