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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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Lecture with Agustín Basave: "Mexico: Corruption, Violence, Culture and Identity"

SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
8:00 a.m. Traditional Mexican Burrito Breakfast
8:30–10 a.m. Lecture and Discussion
Murray Room, Yawkey Center

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work and Latinos/as at BC present a lecture by renowned scholar and writer Agustín Basave on "Mexico: Corruption, Violence, Culture and Identity."

Dr. Basave will discuss perspectives on Mexico's national identity. Basave is Director of Postgraduate Studies at Universidad Iberoamericana, a partner university in the International PhD in Social Welfare Program recently launched by the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. Basave writes a weekly column for the Mexican newspaper Excelsior and also served as the Mexican Ambassador to Ireland from 2001 to 2004.

Please RSVP by September 8 to