A dual Master of Social Work/Master of Public Affairs and Politics candidate, Taylor Pickett-Stokes will be taking the stage at Mercer County Community College’s (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre March 1-3 with Virginia-based Underground Performing Arts Collective (UPAC) and their presentation of “Black Girl Magic.”
Rutgers alumna Dr. Susan Parish, President of Mercy University, will deliver the Rutgers School of Social Work convocation address on May 13, 2024. Dr. Parish earned her baccalaureate degree from Rutgers University in 1988 and her MSW from Rutgers School of Social Work in 1994.
When Sofia Lorraine Mico learned that she would be assigned to the Edison Public Library for her senior internship, she didn’t understand why a library would need a student majoring in social work.
Yet within a few weeks, the Rutgers senior found herself helping a woman who walked into the library looking for a homeless shelter. A deaf man living in a hotel asked where he could find an apartment that accepted federal housing vouchers. And a woman who is not a native English speaker couldn’t fill out an application for benefits.
Associate Professor of Professional Practice Tawanda L. Hubbard discusses her research interests and how they are grounded in inclusion, intersectionality, diversity, equity and advancement (IIDEA) with MSW student and IIDEA research assistant Calvin Ryan.
Cassandra Simmel, Associate Professor and Ph.D. Program Director at Rutgers School of Social Work, has been named a 2024 Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Research Fellow. The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Fellows are members who have served with distinction to advance the mission of the Society—to advance, disseminate, and translate research that addresses issues of social work practice and policy and promotes a diverse, equitable and just society.
On Thursday, December 14, 2023, Rutgers Center for Research on Ending Violence, housed within the School of Social Work, and Rutgers Global hosted an on-campus discussion with ten Iraqi activists engaged in work related to gender-based violence who are part of the U.S. Department of State's International Leadership Visitor Program.