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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

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.