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Sudders Awarded Grant for Health Services Integration

OCTOBER 3, 2014

Boston College School of Social Work Associate Professor Marylou Sudders has been awarded a $664,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to fund a program that will provide critical on-the-ground training for 53 second-year master’s level students at the BC School of Social Work. The program will also provide vital support to local health care providers and agencies adapting to new requirements set forth by the Affordable Care Act to better integrate behavioral and physical health services.  More about Sudders grant for Health Services Integration »

BC Social Work Students Visit Italy to Study Immigrant Integration

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

Over the past few years, Italy has surpassed Greece as the principal gateway for undocumented immigration into the European Union. In fact, a recent report from EU border agency Frontex found that during the first quarter of 2014, half of the entire continent's detected illegal border crossings came through the Italian seacoast.

It's no accident, then, that this July, Boston College School of Social Work Associate Professor Westy Egmont convened a cohort of 13 BC Social Work graduate students in four Italian cities, as part of a course designed to tackle the challenges of immigrant integration. "Italy is the Texas/Arizona of Europe, in that it bears a disproportionate level of responsibility for the continent's undocumented," explains Egmont. "Currently, the country is host to 13 migrant camps, and large flows of irregular migrants from Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. There are, of course, a variety of agencies serving these populations, and we were fortunate to learn from several of them during our time in Italy."  More about the students' visit to Italy to study immigrant integration »

Events

Newly Admitted Students Reception & Resource Fair

MAY 14, 2012
4:30–6:30 p.m.
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
RSVP by May 9, 2012, to 617-552-4024 or swadmit@bc.edu

Meet other admitted students, current students, faculty, and staff. Learn more about our MSW program, including:

  • Social Work Library & Technology
  • Field Education
  • Financial Aid
  • GSSW Student Organizations
  • University Resources and Housing
  • Registration & Course Schedules

Appetizers and light refreshments will be available.

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