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 »
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 »
MARCH 3, 2010
We are pleased to announce that Linnie Green Wright will be joining the GSSW Children, Youth, and Families Concentration this Fall. Linnie is currently in the final phase of her dissertation at the School Psychology Program at New York University. She earned an MA in Developmental Psychology at Columbia Univesity with a concentration on risk and resiliency. She has a BA in Psychology from Spelman College.
Linnie's dissertation focuses on an intervention for low-income, African-American preschool families. She is currently the Project Manager for PEARLS, a NIH funded study at NYU that focuses on how Black families foster the social and academic success of young children in low-income communities. It is Linnie's intention to pilot her intervention program with Boston families while continuing her collaboration with partner communities and agencies in NYC.