Social Work News

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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Dr. Williamson Featured in Field Educator

Seattle University Social Work Field Director and Clinical Professor, Dr. Estella Williamson wrote a featured guest editorial in the May 2020 issue of Field Educator, a publication by Simmons School of Social Work.
Jun 1, 2020

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Dr. Pérez Highlighted by Foster Care Alumni of America

Dr. Perez standing in front of a field and trees

Social Work Department Assistant Professor, Dr. Pérez has been highlighted by Foster Care Alumni of America!
May 26, 2020

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Serving Up Social Justice: Aakanksha Sinha's purpose is driven by the greater good.

Dr. Sinha stands at the top of a building and overlooks Capitol Hill

Growing up in India, Aakanksha Sinha, PhD, was surrounded by family members who reinforced the importance of making the world a better place. Since joining Seattle University as an assistant pro- fessor of social work and becoming a local business owner, Sinha is ambitiously accomplishing just that.
May 18, 2020

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Tribute to Taylene Watson-2020 University Service Award

Taylene Watson posing for photo

We are mourning the loss of Taylene Watson who passed away on March 26. She has been recognized locally and nationally for her leadership in advancing the social work profession and issues of social justice. You can continue Taylene’s legacy by donating to the Taylene Sumler Watson Excellence in Social Work Endowment.
May 11, 2020

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