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School of Social Work awarded $2.6 million federal grant

School of Social Work awarded $2.6 million federal grant

Barry University's School of Social Work has been awarded a $2.6 million federal grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA). The grant will be distributed over the course of four years at $650,000 each year. The HRSA grant will provide scholarship dollars for a new student program called Social Work CONNECT, a graduate,...

Barry University earns national recognition as College of Distinction

Barry University earns national recognition as College of Distinction

Innovative application of high impact educational practices at Barry University has earned the school recognition among the nation's Colleges of Distinction. Barry University students earned college credit and valuable life experience while participating in study abroad programs, service learning and internships. “We're so happy to award...

Barry University appoints John D. Murray, PhD, as Provost

Barry University appoints John D. Murray, PhD, as Provost

MIAMI (May 16, 2016) – John D. Murray, PhD, has been named Provost and Professor of Psychology at Barry University. His tenure as Provost begins July 1. Murray comes to Barry University from Indiana State University, where for the last six years he has been Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college at Indiana State. Prior...

School of Social Work professors named among Top Black Educators in South Florida

School of Social Work professors named among Top Black Educators in South Florida

Two members of Barry University's School of Social Work faculty were recently named among the top Black educators in South Florida by Legacy Magazine. Sharon Singleton, DSW, associate professor and Tisa McGhee, PhD, assistant professor, represent Barry in Legacy Magazine's list of South Florida's 2015 Top Black Educators. Singleton earned a spot...

Barry University named among the top 50 small colleges for psychology

Barry University named among the top 50 small colleges for psychology

Barry University was recently named among the 50 top colleges for an undergraduate degree in psychology according to the Online Psychology Degree Guide. The organization published their 2015 list of 50 Great Small Colleges for a Degree in Psychology list of 50 Great Small Colleges for a Degree in Psychology with Barry taking the 28th overall spot....

Barry University receives national recognition for commitment to diversity

Barry University receives national recognition for commitment to diversity

Barry University has been recognized as a higher education institution committed to diversity. Minority Access, Inc. presented a “Committed to Diversity” certificate to the university during a special luncheon at the 16th National Role Models Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, recently. Dr. Glenn Bowen, director of Barry's Center for...

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