Skip to main content
Boston College School of Social Work
Where Transformation Happens

Claudette Colvin

Event Spotlight

Civil Rights Pioneer Ignites Spirit of Activism at Boston College

Claudette Colvin spoke at BC Social Work about her life at the center of the civil rights movement, remembering the day 60 years ago when she refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus. Claudette encouraged faculty, students, and alumni to stand up and provide a compassionate voice when confronted with social injustice.

From the Blog: Claudette Colvin Speaks at BC Social Work »

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes

Conference Spotlight

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes Delivers SSWR Keynote

This year's Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Annual Meeting was the largest ever: More than 1,600 people in the field convened in New Orleans for conversations around the theme of longevity. Pitt-Catsouphes' address explored current trends for productive engagement in the later years of life.

From the Blog: Pitt-Catsouphes is Keynote Speaker at SSWR Conference »