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Barry observes 40 Days of Peace

Barry observes 40 Days of Peace

Barry University is observing 40 Days of Peace in celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The program of events includes service projects, dialogues on social issues, film screenings, and discussions, as well as advocacy efforts. The events are organized around six themes: human trafficking, poverty and food access, military...

Stipend Program Open for BUSSW Students

Stipend Program Open for BUSSW Students

The Barry University School of Social Work will be partnering with the Department of Children and Families to educate qualified social work students to focus on the much needed area of child abuse and neglect in the state of Florida. This program is designed to ensure that students will be prepared to pass the test for certification and be...

The Kolasa Scholarship

The Kolasa Scholarship

School of Social Work hosts first-ever Pride Week

School of Social Work hosts first-ever Pride Week

From Oct 19-24, the Barry University School of Social Work hosted Barry's first-ever Pride Week in support of the LGBTQ community. The goals of the week were to create awareness about LGBTQ Issues and demonstrate an atmosphere of inclusivity towards the LGBTQ Community in alignment with Barry's Core Commitments. “LGBTQ PRIDE week aims to...

Neighborhood Technical Assistance Grant Student Internships Available

Neighborhood Technical Assistance Grant Student Internships Available

The purpose of the Neighborhood Technical Assistance (NTA) Grant Student Internship is to provide critical social work services to vulnerable individuals, families and communities linked to the Miami Children's Initiative and Charles R. Drew Elementary School. Selected full-time students will be assigned to the internship site for SW 675 and SW...

MSW Priority Admissions Deadline is Feb 1st

MSW Priority Admissions Deadline is Feb 1st

The School of Social Work is now offering a priority admissions deadline period, which will mark phase 1 of our admissions process. Students seeking an early admissions decision must submit their complete electronic application prior to February 1. Students that apply during the priority admissions period will receive an admissions decision no...

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...

Celebrate Pride Week

Celebrate Pride Week

Events: Lavender Reception When: 10/19/15Time: 4pm-5:30pmLocation: Landon Events Room The lavender reception is an opportunity for the LGBTQA faculty, staff and students to build meaningful relationships and learn about the resources available on and off campus. Come and connect in this social through food, drinks, and activities. For more...

Barry fundraising supports victims of human trafficking in Nepal

Barry fundraising supports victims of human trafficking in Nepal

Barry University's School of Social Work recently received special thanks from the humanitarian aid organization Shakti Samuha for their part in preventing human trafficking after the devastating Gorkha earthquake struck Nepal in March, 2015. Following the April 29 quake, the School of Social Work was among the first organizations to mobilize for...

SSW doctoral student selected as CSWE Minority Fellow

SSW doctoral student selected as CSWE Minority Fellow

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) has recently chosen Barry University doctoral student Tania Paredes, LCSW, for the organization's Minority Fellowship Program doctoral grant for 2015-16. Supported by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the prestigious fellowship aims to mentor and develop the...

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