On Monday, February 27, Associate Professor of Professional Practice Marla Blunt-Carter and her father Theodore "Ted" Blunt, a Rutgers School of Social Work alum, were invited to attend a Black History Month event at the White House hosted by President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden.
Alumna Susan L. Parish has been named the thirteenth president of Mercy College.
In this edition you'll read about our most recent class of graduates, the exciting new editions to our faculty, and learn about some of the amazing work of social workers around New Jersey.
Alum Mary Swigonski graduated with her Ph.D. in social work from Rutgers School of Social Work in 1987. Since then, she has been working in social work education. Recently, she published her debut novel, Letters from Eleanor Roosevelt.
Marleina works as a policy analyst at New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP) through the State Policy Fellowship at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP). What follows is an example of an average day for Marleina.
Passing the Torch: The Lisa Alvarez Oberle Memorial Scholarship Supports the Next Generation of Social Workers
Lisa Alvarez Oberle SSW’93 was the consummate social worker – a dedicated clinician who went above and beyond the call of duty on a daily basis to ensure the best outcome for those in her care.