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GSI Position Available in Women's Studies Dept.

Posted On: 07/26/12 | Comments (0)

The Women's Studies Department is accepting applications for a GSI position in WS 240 Intro. to Women's Studies for fall 2012.

Application deadline: Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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Categories: MSW Students

Alumni Summer Picnic

Posted On: 07/13/12 | Comments (0)

Join U-M SSW alumni at Kensington Metropark for a picnic on August 18, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm.

Family and friends are welcome to attend. Lunch will be served.

RSVP is required by July 27, 2012 with guest names and with ages of children under 18.

For directions to the park, please read on.

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Categories: Networking

SSW Job Networking Trip to San Francisco

Posted On: 07/12/12 | Comments (0)

This Fall Break, join the SSW Career Center on a Job Networking Trip to SAN FRANCISCO from October 13th - 16th!

Meet and network with UM-SSW alumni pursuing Social Work careers in the San Francisco area!

*Attend an evening Alumni Reception *Visit an alum for a day at their job *Attend a personalized Alumni Panel Discussion *Enjoy unstructured time to network with Alumni and tour San Francisco

Interested? Register now for the Wednesday, August 1st, 5 - 6pm Job Networking Trip to San Francisco Info Webinar to get the details.

Registration is required for this info session at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/216051354

Questions? Contact Michelle Woods, Director of Career Services, ssw-cso@umich.edu or (734) 763-6259

Categories: MSW Students

SSW Grants and Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

Posted On: 07/12/12 | Comments (0)

The SSW Office of Student Services is now accepting applications for the grants and scholarships listed below. Applications are due by September 21, 2012, 5:00pm (EST) and should be submitted by email to ssw.specialprograms@umich.edu.

The Derek L. Anderson Memorial Scholarship is given to doctoral or MSW students who demonstrate leadership, support, or involvement in research or scholarship that promotes responsible and informed social work practice with transgender, bisexual, lesbian, or gay (TBLG) individuals and/or communities.

The Gus Harrison Scholarship was established by Dr. John R. Koza in honor of Gus Harrison. It is awarded to a student in social work or public administration who exemplifies the dedication to public service and integrity that has been illustrated by Gus Harrison's service to the State of Michigan Department of Corrections and the Michigan State Lottery.

The Kay Reebel Scholarship Fund is made possible by a gift from Katherine R. Reebel, emeritus professor of the School of Social Work. The Award funds are used to provide tuition support for MSW students.

The Kenneth G. Lutterman Memorial Scholarship is made possible by a gift from his wife, Jean, in memory of her husband. The scholarship is awarded to a second-year MSW student in good standing who is concentrating in the practice area of mental health. Selection is based on demonstrated, outstanding potential for professional practice. Determination of awards shall be based primarily on an evaluation of all previous undergraduate and graduate academic work, recommendations, employment experience in the human services, the applicant's written supplementary statement, and other application documents. This award is provided to an enrolled student.

The Eleanor Sabo Scholarship is awarded to a second-year MSW student who demonstrates academic excellence during the student's first or second year in the program, and while placed in a foster care and/or adoption field setting. This scholarship is awarded to an enrolled student planning on practicing in the area of foster care or adoption upon graduation.

The Sims Medal and Award is given to master's degree students who examine some aspect of the interactive efforts of home/neighborhood, workplace, and school on the functioning of family members, and who intend to purse careers in those areas. This award is administered by the School of Social Work and open to MSW students but is also open to graduate students from Education, Psychology, Architecture and Urban Planning and Business.

The Robert and Judith Wollack Scholarship is awarded to an MSW student interested in working with adolescent males in the juvenile justice system. This award is provided to an enrolled student.

The Rosemary Sarri Endowed Scholarship was made possible by gifts of alumni and friends to honor Dr. Rosemary Sarri on her retirement from the School of Social Work. Dr. Sarri generously matched these contributions to increase the fund. This scholarship is awarded to an MSW student or a doctoral student in alternating years. Preference is given to students specializing in Community Organization or Social Welfare Policy and Evaluation. Selection is based on demonstrated, outstanding potential for professional practice. This award is provided to an enrolled student.

Categories: MSW Students , PhD Students

Study Break!

Posted On: 07/10/12 | Comments (0)

Please stop by the MacGregor Commons for a study break! We will have light refreshments.

Tuesday, July 10th, 9:30AM - 11:30AM
Monday, July 16th, 9:30AM - 11:30AM

Categories: MSW Students

Apply for December Graduation

Posted On: 07/10/12 | Comments (0)

Attention Social Work Students Graduating in December (Fall) 2012! Please apply for graduation online via Wolverine Access by August 1, 2012.

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Categories: MSW Students