Social Work News

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! We are grateful to the AAPI community as they have made rich contributions to our nation and campus community. Seattle University invites students, staff, and faculty to participate in on-campus and community based events.
May 6, 2021

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Dr. Kang Will Serve as a Panelist at the Upcoming Webinar: "Anti-AAPI Racism and Violence: Past, Present and a Brighter Future"

Four panelist headshots

Dr. Kang will serve as a panelist at the upcoming webinar: "Anti-AAPI Racism and Violence: Past, Present and a Brighter Future." The webinar is hosted by the University of Washington Faculty Council on Multicultural Affairs.
Apr 29, 2021

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Verdict in Murder of George Floyd and Vigil for Racial Justice

The George Floyd Memorial outside Cup Foods at Chicago Ave and E 38th St in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The jury in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd has spoken, convicting him on all counts. While the verdict is a step forward for justice and accountability, the movement leading to enduring change and true justice continues.
Apr 21, 2021

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Dr. Derr Referenced in Op-ed

The News-Gazette

Stigma deters sound treatment: Dr. Amelia Derr was referenced for her research on how stigma can be a barrier to accessing mental health services.
Apr 16, 2021

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Four Social Work Faculty Awarded Fellowships and Promotions

Congratulations to our Social Work Professors! Dr. DeFilippis, Dr. Sinha, Dr. Kang, Dr. Cristofalo

Drs Kang, Cristofalo and Sinha from the Seattle University Social Work Department were each awarded a fellowship and Dr. DeFilippis was promoted to Associate Professor in the Social Work Department. Congratulations to our excellent professors!
Apr 8, 2021

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