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Events

Pinderhughes Diversity Lecture
Salome Raheim

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 »

BC Social Work Recruitment Fair

MARCH 27, 2015
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Murray Room, 4th Floor, Yawkey Center

Recruiters from across New England will be on campus to talk to students 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.  More about the BC Social Work Recruitment Fair »

News

New Center Will Lead to Enhanced Geriatric Social Work Training

James Lubben
James Lubben, faculty member and director of the doctoral program at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. (Photo by Gary Gilbert)

APRIL 11, 2013

The Hartford/Gerontological Society of America (GSA) National Center on Gerontological Social Work Excellence has chosen Boston College to be one of the first Hartford Academic Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work.

The Hartford Center at Boston College will be led by GSA Fellow James Lubben, faculty member and director of the doctoral program at Boston College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW).

“Being named a Hartford Academic Center of Excellence demonstrates our continued commitment to social work with older adults and their families,” said Alberto Godenzi, dean of GSSW. “The Hartford Center at Boston College will provide new opportunities for us to share our expertise and engage the practice community.”

Read more from the Gerontological Society of America »
Read more from The Boston College Chronicle »