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Update - Summer 2009 School of Social Work Commencement

Posted On: 05/28/09 | Comments (0)

A commencement ceremony is planned for Saturday, August 1 at 10:00 a.m. in Hill Auditorium (NOTE: change of location) for social work students who will be completing their degree program at the end of the Spring/Summer Term. More information will be available to graduates soon.

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Residential Initiatives Coordinator Position

Posted On: 05/27/09 | Comments (0)

Position available with the Lansing Housing Commission. Please read on for further details.

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Categories: Career Services

Career Center Upcoming Events

Posted On: 05/26/09 | Comments (0)

Looking for tips on networking, strategies for your job search, or answers to all your licensure questions? The Career Center is hosting workshops throughout the summer to help put all your career-related worries to rest.

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Life Goals Collaborative Care Training in Bipolar Disorder

Posted On: 05/22/09 | Comments (0)

Students are invited to attend Life Goals Collaborative Care Training in Bipolar Disorder on July 22 & 23, 2009. Participants will receive a certificate of completion and, if requested, social work CEUs; this is not for academic credit, however.

For more information, please view the training brochure (pdf) or visit the Continuing Education web page.

Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students

Missed Virtual Open House?

Posted On: 05/21/09 | Comments (0)

We were excited to see more than 100 students join us for Virtual Open House yesterday. We hope you found it helpful.

If you missed the session, or would like to take a second look you can either view the Recording of the Session or the PowerPoint Slides.

We will soon post answers to the questions that we were unable to address during the session on this blog.

Career Center Summer Hours

Posted On: 05/14/09 | Comments (0)

The Career Center will be open this summer. Read on for our new summer hours!

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Categories: Career Services

Applications for Dissertation/Thesis Grants Due May 30th

Posted On: 05/12/09 | Comments (0)

The Dissertation/Thesis Grant is designed to aid students with their dissertation research projects. Expenses such as travel, photocopying, subjects, coding, and other research-related expenses are to be covered by this grant. The maximum amount that a student can receive is $1,000.

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Categories: PhD Students

Join Us May 20th for a Virtual Open-House

Posted On: 05/11/09 | Comments (0)

This web-based virtual open-house session will address many questions that students have before starting the MSW program. Faculty and staff will discuss curriculum, field internships, career services, course registration, and more. There will be an opportunity to ask questions during the session. Join Us!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
12:00-1:30pm (eastern standard time)

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Registration and Course Advising Info. Coming Soon!

Posted On: 05/11/09 | Comments (0)

The Office of Student Services will be sending matriculated students instructions on how to schedule their registration appointment, web-based course advising session, web-based field instruction session, and new student summer session very soon. Web-based field sessions will take place June-July. Registration, course advising, and New Student Summer Sessions will take place July-August. An email with more details will come to students who have paid their enrollment deposits in the next few weeks.

Practice Social Work in Essex, UK

Posted On: 05/11/09 | Comments (0)

Interested in working with families and youth abroad? Join Essex County Council during their upcoming seminar in Chicago on Wednesday, May 20 to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

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Categories: Career Services

New section added SW 623, IP with Families, Fall term

Posted On: 05/07/09 | Comments (0)

A new section of SW 623, IP with Families, section 004, has been added to the Fall 2009 term course schedule. There are a few available spots for continuing students. The section is offered on Friday mornings 9am-12pm and is being taught by Katie Pelz-Davis. If the section is full before you can get in you may file a closed course petition.

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Job Opening: Assistant Principal of School Culture

Posted On: 05/06/09 | Comments (0)

Founded in 2001 by a coalition of business, academic, and civic leaders, Mastery Charters Schools is a network of schools that prepares underserved Philadelphia youth in grades 7-12 for college and careers by fostering self-discipline, critical thinking, teamwork, and cooperation.

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Care Manager for the Elderly

Posted On: 05/06/09 | Comments (0)

Agency seeks professionals with genuine interest in services to elderly. Working in a team environment you will conduct assessments, develop client care plans, monitor and report on care provided.

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Job Openings: Therapist Positions in Wyoming

Posted On: 05/06/09 | Comments (0)

Southwest Counseling Service (SCS) is a Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse facility located in the southwestern corner of Wyoming. SCS provides a wide variety of professional services which include Mental Health Outpatient, Substance Abuse Outpatient and Residential, Psychosocial Services, Psychiatric Services as well as Child, Adolescent, and Family Services.

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Categories: Career Services

Job Opening: Transportation for America Organizer

Posted On: 05/05/09 | Comments (0)

The Transportation for America Campaign is seeking an Organizer to work with a national coalition of prominent developers, real estate developers and housing advocates working to reform federal transportation policy.

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Grad PLUS Loan Program

Posted On: 05/01/09 | Comments (0)

Often at this time of year students are looking at avenues for financing their education and bridging the gap between their financial aid package and the cost of attending our MSW program. There is a relatively new option for MSW students: Federal Direct PLUS Loan for Graduate Students (Grad PLUS).

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