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Today, July 29th
Historical trauma, legacies of racial oppression: Beyond Black and White (7/29, 7:15 pm)
This Critical Conversation about Race & Racism, presented by the Anti-Racism Task Force, will be facilitated by Tanya Greathouse, PhD, LCSW, Marta Sotomayor Fellow and Hye-Kyung Kang, MSW, PhD.
Tomorrow, July 30th
ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration with Keynote Speaker AndreAs Neumann Mascis (7/30 5:45pm)
Join AndreAs Neumann-Mascis for a discussion of the successes and pitfalls of the ADA and its implications for our clinical practice. Thursday, July 30th, 5:45-6:45 pm, Seelye 201.
The Office of Academic Support Services is looking to hire 2 SSW students to assist with the 2015 Commencement festivities. Read more for time/date and other details.
All SSW students may use three individual counseling sessions during the summer -- at no charge.
Additional Admininstrative Notices:Commencement Regalia for GraduatesImportant Health Insurance Waiver InformationNew student leaders electedOpen Hours with the DeansDisability Awareness Group is now the Students Impacted by AbleismLost & Found ItemsWriting Counseling: Please Cancel Any Appointments You Cannot KeepStatement in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the ADA
An invitation from NASW to join the organization at the student rate.
Notice about construction on campus and accessibility at the Ainsworth Gymnasium.
Additional General Notices:New SSWR Facebook page for doctoral students
P & D is a place where all SSW faculty can meet to discuss their teaching, learn and problem-solve together and provide collegial support and consultation. This workshop has been a special part of the SSW program for a number of years and many faculty who have attended Pedagogy and Diversity h...
All students and faculty new to campus will need to connect to Eduroam for access to Moodle and other restricted platforms. (Continue for more information.)
The SSW Human Subjects Review (HSR) Chair invites interested thesis and doctoral students to two HSR process information presentations.
Give yourself a break. The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life invites you to "Make Your Own Sundae." No agenda; just fun! (July 29 ~ 12-1:30 ~ Scales loggia near dining hall)
Informational Interviews with Eliot Community Human Services on Friday, July 31st are still available!
Additional Events/Sessions:Virtual Resume Collection and On-Campus Interviews (7/30-7/31)Historical trauma, legacies of racial oppression: Beyond Black and White (7/29, 7:15 pm)ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration with Keynote Speaker AndreAs Neumann Mascis (7/30 5:45pm)
The Disability Awareness Group will meet on Tuesdays at 5:30pm in the Scales House Study.
The Executive Four (E4) Committee will meet Thursdays at 12:30pm in the King/Scales Courtyard.
Additional Meetings:Grief and bereavement support group (Tuesdays, 6pm)Anti-Racism Task Force Meeting (Tuesdays, 12:30 pm)Alliance Task Force (Tuesdays, 12:30 pm)Living Subjectively student group meetingsUnlearning Racism (Wednesdays, 5:30pm)Council for Students of Color (Wednesdays, 5:30pm)Student Org meeting (Wednesdays, 12:30)Curriculum Committee meeting (Thursdays, 12:30)Mindfulness-based stress reduction class (Thursdays)Gender and Sexuality Alliance meeting (Thursdays 5:30)
A discussion group for partners of SSW students, facilitated by SSW Spiritual Advisor Rhonda Shapiro-Rieser.
SSW Student Meditation group will meet at 8pm in the King living room.
Additional Spiritual and Religious Life:Care of the Soul: Individual Spiritual DirectionCare of the Soul Group (Fridays, 4-5 pm)Contemplative Circle (Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 pm)
This colloquium features the thesis findings of Maia Nikitovich, Lauren Raymond and Jennifer Callaghan, all on the topic of spirituality and social work. It will be moderated by Professor Chris O'Rourke. (Thursday, 7/30 ~ 7:30pm-9:00pm ~ Seelye 106)
The Student Financial Services department is offering an informal presentation and question & answer session on student loan repayment. The presentation will include information on the different types of Income-Based Repayment and Loan Forgiveness. The session will be held on Tuesday, August 4th...
An SSW doctoral student is conducting dissertation research into sibling bereavement. She is seeking participants to complete an anonymous, online survey. [Continue to "Read more" for details.]
Instructions for the Winter Address Update Form. 1st and 2nd year students, please complete all portions of this form to give us your most updated information.
Learn about Marta Sotomayor Fellow and new SSW community member Tanya Greathouse. Welcome, Tanya!
SSW adjunct faculty member, Arlene Istar Lev, LCSW-R, CASAC, is mentioned in this New York Times article about the "Sex and Attachment: Coming Together" symposium, sponsored by the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy.
Grecourt Gate: New Paths for Healing: Talk by SSW Alumna Brave Heart Draws Delegation from Maine (7/22/15)
The final lecture in SSW's 2015 Public Lecture Series brings alumna Dr. Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart back to Smith on July 27--and draws a delegation from Maine-Wabanaki REACH. Brave Heart's work and its implications for the Wabanaki group are explored in this Smith College Grecourt Gate...