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Go Night

We are incredibly excited to host our third annual Go Night on October 22nd at 5pm. We will be doing something a little bit differently this year. 175 more words


A Tribute to Assistant Dean of Admissions Bill Howard

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. 1,546 more words


PhD Candidate Addresses the Racialization of Latinos through Innovative Research

This past spring, BCSSW doctoral candidate Victor Figuereo was awarded the Pinderhughes Fellowship given annually to an outstanding African-American PhD student at the School. Victor is now in his third year at BCSSW, and is hard at work to earn his degree, expected in 2019, under the tutelage of mentor… 1,083 more words


Distinguished Alumnus Nick Teich Builds Inclusive Camps for Marginalized Youth

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. 876 more words


Building Knowledge and Cultivating Relationships: Reflections from SSWR 2017

By Robert G. Hasson III, LICSW

Every January, the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) gathers for their annual program meeting. This year, I was fortunate to travel to New Orleans, Louisiana with several fellow doctoral students to present some of my research. 799 more words


Center on Aging & Work Advocates for ‘A Group with a Multitude of Talents’

Since its founding in 2005 with a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Boston College’s Center on Aging & Work has provided a strong, informed voice advocating for our nation’s aging workforce. 1,123 more words


BCSSW Students Reflect on ‘Why Social Work’ During 2nd Annual Yearend Workshop

Remembering the Why is an annual workshop offered by Professors Tiziana Dearing and Margaret Lombe and the Macro Student Group that helps to ground 2nd-year MSW students in their motivations for becoming social workers. 381 more words