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Social Work Student Awards 2021

Social Work Student Award Recipients 2021

Congratulations to our BSW and MSW students on their 2021 awards!
Jun 3, 2021

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Upcoming Event: Dr. Farina Special Lecture

MSW Special Lecture: Dr. Anne Farina MSW, PhD

Dr. Anne Farina will host our next MSW Special Lecture on June 23, 2021!
May 26, 2021

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In the Spotlight: 12 Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Social Workers

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Our own Dr. Kang was featured in a recent article highlighting 12 Asian and Pacific Islander Social Workers!
May 13, 2021

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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"

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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." 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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Record-Breaking Day of Giving

Thanks to you, Seattle U Gives was a success!

Seattle U’s fifth annual Seattle U Gives 2021 on February 25 raised $583,700, besting last year’s total by more than 40 percent. This year’s Seattle U Gives also set new records for the number of gifts received, alumni donors, donor-sponsored challenges and states represented in the donor pool.
Apr 1, 2021

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Make Plans to Attend Seattle U's Spring Virtual Graduate Fair

Virtual Graduate Programs Open House, Tuesday, April 13 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pacific Time

We pursue a graduate degree for many different reasons, particularly in a rapidly changing world. Are you building your first job prospects, expanding your current skills, or perhaps anticipating a career change? Make plans to attend our Seattle University Virtual Graduate Programs Open House, Tuesday, April 13, from 4:30-6 p.m. Pacific Time
Mar 26, 2021

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Racist, colonialist and misogynist narrative abets violence against Asian women

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"It shouldn’t have to take a mass murder for my fellow Americans to take notice. Anti-Asian racism and violence are real and have a long history in the United States. The mass murder of Asian women in Atlanta is just the latest horror in the history of violence against Asian Americans that reaches as far back as the racially motivated massacre of Chinese immigrants in 1871 in Los Angeles." -Dr. Hye-Kyung Kang
Mar 19, 2021

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COVID-19 and Seattle U: One Year Later

COVID-19 One Year Later: Student with a mask walking on campus near trees

Life in a Pandemic: Remote instruction, virtual meetings and meet-ups—new traditions born out of necessity and in community.
Mar 12, 2021

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