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Boston College School of Social Work


Diversity and Alumni Awards Conference

JANUARY 27, 2017
3:30–7:30 p.m.
Gasson Hall 100 , Chestnut Hill Campus. See maps and directions.

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Parking available in the Beacon Street Garage. See parking rates and information.
1.5 CEUs offered

Students, alumni, faculty, and staff are invited to attend an afternoon conference to explore the intersections of diversity and social work practice and to honor this year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Awards. This event brings the entire Boston College School of Social Work community together at the start of the second semester to deepen our respect for the complex diversity of the people and communities we are privileged to serve and to strengthen our practice skills.

See Alumni Awardees, Keynote speaker and conference schedule.

View Alumni Awardees video interview.

Black History Month Presentation

FEBRUARY 24, 2017
12:00–1:00 p.m.
McGuinn 521

Chaplain Clementina Chéry Founder, President & CEO Louis D. Brown Peace Institute

The BC community is invited to attend a unique event celebrating Black History Month at the Boston College School of Social Work. The talk is one in a series of presentations during BC Social Work's 2016-2017 Diversity Focus on "Women." See speaker bio »

Recruitment Fair

MARCH 24, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Murray Room (4th Floor), Yawkey Center

Recruiters from across New England will be on campus to talk about employment opportunities at their agencies. Boston College School of Social Work students and alumni are invited to meet with area agency representatives and pick up materials and handouts describing their programs.

This event is open to BC Social Work students and alumni only. IDs are required.

RISE3 Symposium – The Opportunity Project:
Access to Childcare and Transportation

March 30, 2017
8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Yawkey Center, Murray Room (4th floor). See maps and directions.

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Parking available in the Beacon Street Garage. See parking rates and information.
The symposium offers 2.5 CEUs 

THE OPPORTUNITY PROJECT: ACCESS TO CHILDCARE AND TRANSPORTATION is the result of a collaboration RISE3 joined in 2016, launched by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to use open data in order to expand access to opportunity. The Opportunity Project will release two research reports examining whether and how race, economic status and geographic location affect access to transportation and child care options, and the relative time and money spent to use them. With funding from the BC Offices of the Provost and the Vice Provost for Research, and at the invitation of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the RISE3 team used multiple federal data sets to take a look at the intersection of race, place and income and how they affect these core family resources. The symposium will combine federal, state and local-level discussions about child care and transportation with release of new data.

For Questions: 
Please contact Nicole Ng at or call 617- 552-2037

For more event information and program agenda »  

Mary Mason Field Supervisor Appreciation Breakfast

APRIL 11, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Students and Supervisors expected to attend together

Field supervisors and their interns are invited to attend the annual Mary Mason Appreciation Breakfast for Field Supervisors. Named in honor of Mary A. Mason, the longest serving Director of Field Education at Boston College School of Social Work. The event is an opportunity to thank supervisors for their significant contribution to our students' training and education.


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