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Events

Social Work Is BC: A School Celebration

NOVEMBER 11, 2014
6:00–8:00 p.m.
McGuinn Hall 121 Auditorium
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Parking available in the Beacon Street Garage. See parking rates and information.

On November 11, the university will officially recognize our name change to the Boston College School of Social Work, the original name of our school in 1936. We will mark this important event in our history by celebrating our presence at the very heart of Boston College's mission of social justice and service to others.

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and families are all invited to participate in the "Social Work is BC" event.  More about Social Work Is BC »

Macro-SIL Leadership Speakers Luncheon Series:
Talia Rivera, Network Manager at Council on Foundations

NOVEMBER 7, 2014
11:50 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Faculty Dining Room, McElroy Commons
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Limited to 10 students only. Please email Ian Witherby at witheria@bc.edu to reserve your spot. This event is now full, but please email us to add your name to the waitlist.

The Macro-SIL Program at Boston College School of Social Work is sponsoring a Leadership Speakers Luncheon Series during the 2014-2015 academic year. The program is designed to introduce Macro-SIL students and other BC Social Work students interested in leadership skills to the practical experiences of leaders in social-justice-oriented careers. Leaders are invited to campus to bring their expertise in administration, policy, change management/transformation, and social innovation to the discussions. They are interviewed about their greatest leadership challenge, their most important leadership lesson, and advice for students. A facilitated Q&A session with students will follow each interview.

Talia Rivera's experience working with youth began in 1998. She is among the leading thinkers on youth violence, gang interventions, network organizing, and street work in the City of Boston.  More about Macro-SIL Leadership Speakers Luncheon with Talia Rivera »

News

Graduate Student Association Awards

APRIL 20, 2010

The GSSW is proud of our MSW students who were honored on April 20th at the 2010 Graduate Student Association Awards Banquet.

Abby Schwartz received the Academic Achievement Award for demonstrating outstanding academic excellence, intellectual rigor and scholarship in her studies. Marie Noel and Sarah Williamson both received the Contribution to Community Award for their exceptional commitment to the Boston College community. Alison Quinn received the GSSW School Award for demonstrating leadership and excellence in academic performance and field placement and embodying the values of the Social Work profession. Dwayne Bartholomew received the John Courtney Murray, S.J. Award for his substantial contribution to the betterment of student life and showing great care for others. Jorge Santana, Judivelly Torres and Damian Waite all received the Sr. Thea Bowman Award for their exceptional leadership and/or service to the graduate AHANA community.