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Distinguished Alumni Honored for 2016

JANUARY 21, 2016

The Distinguished Alumni Awards honor Boston College School of Social Work MSW or PhD alumni who have made significant contributions to the social work profession. This year, two awards were handed out during a ceremony held on January 8th at McGuinn Hall, to  Daniel Gill, MSW '06, and  Judith S. Willison, MSW '87.

Daniel D. Gill is currently employed by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs' VA Maryland Health Care System as a Team Lead in the HUD-VASH (Veterans Affairs Supported Housing) program.
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Judith S. Willison is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Bridgewater State University. She teaches social work practice courses, Dynamics of Diversity and Oppression, and an elective focused on a multisystemic approach to addressing violence.  See bio »  

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"A Man on Fire" - Opening Reception

Date: Thursday, September 24th
Time: 4:00 to 4:30pm
Location: Social Work Library, McGuinn Hall Basement

The Graduate School of Social Work and the Center for Human Rights and International Justice are honored to welcome to Boston College “Man on Fire” an exhibit of images and words honoring the legacy of Father Pedro Arrupe, the founder of Jesuit Refugee Service. This powerful and important exhibit offers a window into the experiences of displaced people, those who had little choice but to move from their homes.  Join us for a brief opening reception as we dedicate academic year 2009-2010 to achieving a better understanding of the strengths and concerns of refugees and immigrants.