Social Work News

SU Joins Others in Calling for Passage of Dream Act

Students in a class with a professor

Citing an uncertain future for hundreds of thousands of Dreamers, their employers, families, and communities after a Texas federal judge declared DACA unlawful and closed the DACA program to future applicants, more than 400 CEOs, University Presidents, and civic leaders sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urging them to pass the bipartisan Durbin-Graham DREAM Act of 2021.
Jul 22, 2021

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Upcoming Event-Professor Highlight: Dr. Cristofalo

MSW Professor Highlight-Dr. Meg Cristofalo

Join us for a professor highlight with Dr. Meg Cristofalo! This event is a chance for prospective and new students to get to know their professors. Bring your questions about the program, social work careers, or anything else you wish to ask Dr. Cristofalo!
Jul 8, 2021

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$38 Million Set of Gifts From Ballmer Group to Address Behavioral Health Crisis

The University of Washington announced that the School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and the Behavioral Health Institute at Harborview Medical Center are part of a transformational $38 million set of gifts from Ballmer Group to support a broad, collaborative response to the state’s behavioral health crisis. Seattle University is one of a number of colleges and universities in the state participating in this effort through graduate student financial assistance provided by the Ballmer Group gifts.
Jun 25, 2021

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Introducing our Social Work Faculty Reading List!

We are excited to introduce our new Social Work Faculty Reading List! Each selection has impacted a faculty member in their social work practice.
Jun 24, 2021

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Congratulations, Graduates!

Congratulations class of 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 MSW graduating class! The MSW department held an MSW-specific graduation ceremony on June 9, 2021 and University commencement is scheduled for June 13, 2021.
Jun 10, 2021

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