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Commencement 2015

MAY 18, 2015
9:15 a.m. — Academic Procession
10:00 a.m. — University Commencement (main ceremony)
12:00–2:00 p.m. — School of Social Work Diploma Ceremony

The 139th Commencement of Boston College will be held on Monday, May 18, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in Alumni Stadium. Commencement Exercises are a two-part ceremony. The University Commencement (main ceremony) will start with a procession at 9:15 a.m. All graduates should be in assembly areas by 8:15 a.m. The academic procession into Alumni Stadium for the University Commencement will begin at 9:15 a.m. Family and guests should be seated by that time. This will be followed by individual School and College Diploma Ceremonies. All should be completed no later than 2:00 p.m.

The School of Social Work Diploma Ceremony is held following the University Commencement at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Burns Lawn (rain or shine). The ceremony will feature a welcome from Dean Alberto Godenzi and greetings from a renowned speaker.   More about Commencement »

Pinderhughes Diversity Lecture
Salome Raheim - "Race and Justice: From Analysis to Action"

APRIL 15, 2015
8:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Murray Room, Yawkey Center
1.25 CEUs, Breakfast buffet
Free, but REGISTRATION REQUIRED by April 10, 2015
RSVP to Christine McIntosh at chris.mcintosh@bc.edu.

Salome Raheim, PhD, ACSW, is Dean and Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work and is the first African American and person of color to hold this position. She served as founding co-director of the university’s Health Disparities Institute from 2010 to 2014. She is co-founder of The Privilege Project, an international collaboration to address issues of social justice in micro and macro practice.  More about the Pinderhughes Diversity Lecture »

News

GSSW Adjunct Faculty Member Receives 2012 Day-Garrett Award

Suzin Bartley, Adjunct Faculty, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work
Suzin Bartley

APRIL 30, 2012

Suzin Bartley, executive director of Children's Trust Fund (CTF), is the 2012 recipient of the Day-Garrett Award from Smith College School for Social Work. The award is presented annually to outstanding contributors to professional social work. Bartley is a member of the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work Advisory Board and serves as an adjunct faculty member.

As executive director of CTF, Bartley oversees the organization's mission to prevent child abuse and neglect by strengthening families. She is a member of the United Way of Massachusetts Bay's Healthy Childhood Development Impact Council and has chaired the Education and Policy Committees for the Cardinal's Commission for the Protection of Children for the Archdiocese of Boston. She served on the Governor's Advisory Commission on Responsible Fatherhood and Family Support, was a trustee for the Boston Center for Blind Children, and was Chair of the Legislative Committee of the National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds.