Dr. Cassandra “Cassie” Simon has been named the 2013 winner of the Autherine Lucy Foster Award, given annually by The University of Alabama Black Student Union and the Black Faculty and Staff Association.
The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement ceremonies Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 in Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.
Dr. Debra Nelson-Gardell, associate professor in The University of Alabama School of Social Work, will serve as a visiting scholar at the University of Brasilia, beginning May 1.
Guest speaker, Dr. Shawn Jeffries, a licensed clinical psychologist at the University of North Texas' department of clinical health psychology, will give a talk on “Motivational Interviewing and Social Work Practice,” Monday, April 22 at noon in 104 Little Hall.
The University of Alabama Graduate School has announced Dr. Cassandra " Cassie" Simon, associate professor of social work, is the recipient of the 2013 Last Lecture Award.
Dr. Stephen F. Black, director of The University of Alabama Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and a faculty member in the Honors College, has been selected the winner of the 2013 Lahoma Adams Buford Peace Award.
University of Alabama students enrolled in a class, Social Work Practice and Communities, will hold a panel discussion on the “Role of Social Workers in the Criminal and Civil Justice Systems” today at 5:15 p.m. in 223 Little Hall.
University of Alabama School of Social Work alumnus James "Jim" Loop, president and chief executive officer of Gateway Inc., will deliver the school’s Honors Day Convocation Friday, April 5 in 215 Farrah Hall on the UA campus.
The University of Alabama and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered together to create a trained workforce capable of meeting the medical and mental health needs of veterans in rural communities.
Later this week, a University of Alabama social work graduate student will fly to Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she’ll present research on health-care access for women in rural Haiti at an international conference.
The University of Alabama was selected as one of the only two sites in the Southeast to host a Smithsonian traveling exhibition that tells the story of the largest guest worker program in U.S. history.
A free community screening of the film, “Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare,” will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.
Lecia J. Brooks, director of outreach for the Southern Poverty Law Center, will be the featured speaker for the School of Social Work’s annual Dr. Ethel H. Hall African-American Heritage Month Program Feb. 11 at noon in Little Hall, room 223, on The University of Alabama campus.
The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center invites the campus and community to participate in events throughout February during African-American History Month. This year’s campus celebration promotes recognition of the contributions of African-American culture to our communities and the nation. It will highlight moments in African-American history and the ongoing impact of the African-American experience.
The University of Alabama School of Social Work’s international ties continue to strengthen following the announcement of a collaborative with universities in mainland China.
The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 15 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.
Graduate students from The University of Alabama School of Social Work, in partnership with the Tuscaloosa City Police Department, will host a community health fair from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Jaycees Fairground in Alberta City.
An event titled “The Death Penalty from a Social Justice Perspective,” featuring Gary Drinkard, exonerated Alabama death row survivor, and Joanne Terrell, faculty member in The University of Alabama School of Social Work and death penalty mitigator, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m.
Guest speaker Dr. Lori K. Holleran Steiker, associate professor of social work at the University of Texas at Austin, will discus substance abuse issues in social work during a presentation at The University of Alabama's School of Social Work Colloquium Series.
Guest speaker Dr. Robert M. Ortega, associate professor of social work at the University of Michigan, will give a talk, “Finding the Place for Humility in Culturally Responsive Practice,“ Monday, Oct. 8 at noon in 104 Little Hall.
Dr. Katherine Newman, renowned scholar and the James B. Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, will visit The University of Alabama campus to speak about the impact of Alabama’s tax policy on the working poor.
The University of Alabama School of Social Work will open its 2012 Fall Colloquium Series Monday, Sept. 24, with guest lecturer Kimble Forrister.
A second-year doctoral student from The University of Alabama School of Social Work will attend a dinner with Vice President Joe Biden honoring the nation’s emerging LGBT leaders.
Three leaders from across the state will be inducted this year into the Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame Friday, Sept. 14 at The Club in Birmingham.
Sean Hudson, a senior social work major at The University of Alabama, recently won the Influencing State Policy national essay award for his advocacy of the proposed Alabama state bill “Fostering Success Act.”