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Boston College Multidisciplinary PhD Research Day

MARCH 4, 2011
8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

This conference is a collaborative effort highlighting doctoral student research in the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, Lynch School of Education, and William F. Connell School of Nursing.  more »

Alumni Association Networking Event

NOVEMBER 18, 2010
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Boston College, Campion 139

Join the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work for an evening of networking and career exploration.

This fun event gives GSSW alumni and students a chance to explore careers and network with each other through informal conversation and a short formal career panel discussion. Come for all or part of the event. Appetizers and beverages provided.
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PhD Online Information Session

OCTOBER 6, 2010

We invite you to participate in an interactive Online Information Session to learn about our program and ask questions about the curriculum, the faculty, current student research, financial assistance, and more. Dr. James Lubben, Program Director, and a current PhD student will host this info session.
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Field Education Orientation 2010

SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

Diversity Initiative Breakfast: Confronting Poverty - A Panel Discussion with Students and Faculty

SEPTEMBER 14, 2010

Featured speaker Tiziana Dearing, Chief Executive Officer of Boston Rising, a new fund and grantmaking organization focused on fighting poverty in Boston. Practitioner panel discussants Yolanda Coentro, The Home for Little Wanderers; Kelly Turley, Mass Coalition for the Homeless; and Guy Appolon, Catholic Charities of Boston, Haitian Service Center.

Full-Time MSW Student Orientation

8:00 am-2:30 pm
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

Meet faculty and fellow students to learn more about the Full-Time MSW program, graduate student life, and Boston College resources.
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Three-Year MSW Student Orientation

4:30 pm-6:30 pm
Murray Room, Yawkey Center

Meet faculty and fellow students to learn more about the Three-Year MSW program, graduate student life, and Boston College resources.
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MAY 24, 2010
9:30 am:
 Academic Procession
10:00 am: University Commencement (main ceremony)
12:00 pm: GSSW Diploma Ceremony

The 134th Commencement of Boston College will be held on Monday, May 24, 2010. The University Commencement which is held in Alumni Stadium (rain: Conte Forum) will begin with the procession at 9:30 a.m. and will take approximately two hours. The GSSW Diploma Ceremony is held at noon on Burns Lawn.
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GSSW Accepted Students Reception and Resource Fair

MAY 12, 2010
4:30 -6:30pm
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room

Please join us to learn more about Boston College GSSW and its MSW Program. Specialists in all areas of our MSW program will be available to answer your questions and provide information on the following topics:

  • Social Work Library & Technology
  • Field Education
  • Financial Aid
  • GSSW Student Groups
  • University Resources/Housing
  • Registration & Course Schedules

RSVP by May 6, 2010
By Phone: 617 552-4024
By E-mail:

For more information and resources visit our Newly Admitted Students web page.

Mary Mason Appreciation Breakfast for Field Supervisors

9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Yawkey Center, Chestnut Hill Campus

Field interns and their supervisors are invited to attend the annual Mary Mason Appreciation Breakfast for Field Supervisors. Named in honor of Mary A. Mason, the first Director of Field Education at the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, the Breakfast is an opportunity for interns to thank supervisors for their significant contribution to the students' education.  more »

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