Social Work News

Two Pandemics

"We are in the middle of two pandemics that disproportionately affect communities of color. COVID-19 has claimed more than 100,000 American lives, and unequal access to quality medical care has contributed to the incredibly disproportionate impact of COVID-19 among traditionally underserved Black and Brown populations. The other pandemic—institutional racism—has been responsible, in one way or another, for untold fatalities for more than 400 years."
Jun 29, 2020

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Three Social Work Faculty Awarded Grant

Congratulations to Social Work faculty Hye-Kyung Kang, MSW, PhD; Anne Farina, MSW, PhD; and Aakanksha Sinha, MSW, PhD for their 2020 Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Grant.
Jun 22, 2020

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Congratulations, Class of 2020!

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Congratulations to the MSW Class of 2020! The SU MSW Program is proud of our 25 new MSW graduates. We held a virtual graduation ceremony to celebrate their accomplishments on 6/10/20. Congratulations and best wishes to our new MSW colleagues! Ignite Change!
Jun 15, 2020

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Social Work Faculty's Letter Responding to Xenophobia

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The Seattle University Social Work faculty published a letter of solidarity and welcome to our Asian and Asian American students; responding to xenophobia happening during COVID-19.
Jun 11, 2020

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College of Arts and Sciences Letter of Solidarity

133 College of Arts and Sciences faculty and staff members signed a Letter about Solidarity and Changing Culture of Anti-Blackness at SU and Beyond, calling for specific actions toward more structural changes that unroot the deep and pervasive racism and white supremacy in all of our systems, including Seattle University, and our lives.
Jun 9, 2020

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