Awards

  • Quayneshia Smith, BSW Student, will co present with Dr. Edmon Tucker at the Council on Social Work Education 2016 Annual Program Meeting: Advancing Collaborative Practice Through Social Work Education in Atlanta, Georgia Nov 3 – 6, 2016. Their topic, “keeping Circles: Restorative Practice for Trauma-Informed Schools” was accepted as an Interactive Workshop.
  • Romel Santiago, MSW Student, his abstract was accepted for presentation at the Sexuality and Social Work International Conference 2016: Transgressing Boundaries and the Intersection of Sexualities in Social Work in Olten, Switzerland at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland. He is also a recipient of the School of Social Work Fellowship Award.
  • Maria Teahan, PhD Candidate, will present her dissertation proposal at the Annual Latino Social Workers Organization – NYU-SSW Conference. Her topic, “Searching for a good death: Exploring ethnic minorities experience in accessing end of life services from an integrative, anti-oppressive framework.” She is also the recipient of the School of Social Work Fellowship Award.
  • Howard University’s School of Social Work has named Dr. Olga Osby the recipient of the 2016 Inabel Burns Lindsay Social Work Education Leadership Award. Inabel Burns was the founding Dean of the School. This award recognizes graduates who exemplify educational leadership, scholarship and research on important social justice issues, and contribute to the legacy of Howard University School of Social Work.
  • Dr. Ashley Austin is the recipient of Barry University’s 2016 Outstanding Faculty Member Award. The nominating committee wrote: “While all nominees this year submitted strong applications, your work was recognized by the committee as being truly exemplary.”
  • Dr. Mitchell Rosenwald is the recipient of the 2016 CCSI’s Service-Learning Faculty Award.
  • The Untouchable Film Dr. Levenson is featured in is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in NY in April. For more information visit www.untouchablefilm.com
  • Dr. Ashley Austin’s article, “There I am: A Grounded Theory Study of Young Adults Navigating a Transgender or Gender Nonconforming Identity within a Context of Oppression and Invisibility” was published in, Sex Roles, A Journal of Research.
  • Dr. Tisa McGhee along with doctoral students Phillip Giarraffa and Stephen Ferrante will present at the Center for Community Service Initiatives Symposium. Their topic, “Going Beyond Internships: How University-Community Partnerships can be Mutually Beneficial”.
  • Dr. Tisa McGhee and Stephen Ferrante will present at the Network for Social Work Management’s 27th Annual conference in Los Angeles at the California Endowment. Their topic, “Inspiring Community Impact: MISSION UNITED for Homeless Veterans”.