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For more frequent news updates, including stories on students, faculty, events, and leaders in the field of social work. 

Distinguished Alumnus Nick Teich Builds Inclusive Camps for Marginalized Youth
Professor Thanh Tran

Alumnus Nick Teich, MSW ’09, the founder and CEO of Harbor Camps, was recognized in a ceremony on January 27 in Gasson Hall for his distinguished accomplishments in the field of social work. Nick sat down with BCSSW after the ceremony to discuss what Boston College meant to him, and how the support he received here has allowed him to establish, and grow, a first-of-its kind inclusive camp for transgender youth. Read more »

A Tribute to Assistant Dean of Admissions Bill Howard
Professor Thanh Tran

This summer, Assistant Dean of Admissions Bill Howard retired, stepping down after 39 years of service to the School of Social Work. His approach to admissions was uniquely personal; lore has it that not only did he read every single application to the School since he became Director of Admissions in 1989, but that he remembers, to this day, something about nearly every student that was accepted. Read more »

Events

"Three-Year MSW Student Orientation"
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Murray Room, Yawkey Center
4:30–7:00pm
*Dinner will be provided
"Two-Year MSW Student Orientation"
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
8:00am–2:30pm
*A light breakfast and lunch will be provided
Student Collective Barbecue 
Thursday, August 31, 2017
McGuinn Lawn
5:00pm–7:00pm
Diversity and Justice + Field Ed Day Event
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
9:00am–3:00pm
Social Work Fall Workshops 
Thursday, October 19, 2017
McGuinn Hall, CEUs: 3
6:00pm–9:00pm
Social Work Fall Workshops 
Friday, October 20, 2017
McGuinn Hall, CEUs: 3
9:00am–12:00pm 
Film Screening: Pack Up Your Sorrows 
Friday, October 20, 2017
Fulton 145, CEUs: 2.5
3:00pm–6:00pm
Social Work Fall Workshops 
Friday, October 21, 2017
Higgins Hall, CEUs: 3
9:00am–12:00pm
LATINO LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE (LLI) Panel Discussion Family Preparedness - Detention or Deportation
Monday, October 30, 2017
Higgins Hall 263
6:00pm–7:30pm
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): A Model for Accelerated Change
Thursday, November 9, 2017
McGuinn 334, CEUs: 1.5
12:30pm–2:00pm
Diversity Conference + Alumni Award Event
Friday, January 26, 2018
Gasson 100
4:00pm–7:30pm
Black History Month Speaker
Date: February, 2018
Location: TBA
Time: TBA
Recruitment Fair 
Friday, March 16, 2018
Murray Room, Yawkey Center
11:00am–2:30pm
Mary Mason Appreciation Event
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Heights Room Corcoran Commons
9:30am–12:00pm
Pinderhughes Diversity Lecture 
Monday, April 30, 2018
Murray Room, Yawkey Center 
8:30am–11:00am