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Planning for Smith Summer Success

Planning for Smith Summer Success


This is an open event inviting all incoming and current SSW students to have a collective space to come and plan out their academic calendars for the term. Figuring out how to balance the school work of the summer can be really challenging in the academically compressed Smith environment.Read Moreabout Planning for Smith Summer Success

Public Lecture Series '19: Convocation-Rapoport Lecture

Public Lecture Series '19: Convocation-Rapoport Lecture

Our Journey to Fearless Activism

Speaker: Evie Litwok, B.A., M.A.

Founder and Executive Director of Witness to Mass Incarceration, will speak about her personal journey through two federal women’s prisons and solitary confinement...Read Moreabout Public Lecture Series '19: Convocation-Rapoport Lecture


Public Lecture Series '19:Anti-Racism/Lydia Rapoport Lecture
Public Lecture Series '19: E. Diane Davis LecturePublic Lecture Series '19: Brown Foundation Research Lecture
Overcoming Writing Anxiety Workshop

Overcoming Writing Anxiety Workshop


In this workshop we will present techniques for beginning writing assignments, overcoming writer’s block, and dealing with writing anxiety.

Monday June 10, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Seelye 307-- Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning

Feel free...Read Moreabout Overcoming Writing Anxiety Workshop

The Serene Student:  A Time Management Workshop

The Serene Student: A Time Management Workshop


In this workshop we will provide tips for how to manage a lot of coursework in a very short semester. Specifically, we will offer strategies for prioritizing your assignments, reading more efficiently, planning your time, and writing more easily and effectively.

Wednesday, Jun...Read Moreabout The Serene Student: A Time Management Workshop


Writing Clearly and Concisely Workshop
Resumes and Cover Letters for Social WorkersJob Search and Networking for Social WorkersJob Interview Skills for Social Workers
Self-Care at Smith: Financial Services Workshops

Self-Care at Smith: Financial Services Workshops


Don’t let money worries get you down - get informed! - Loans, and Loan-forgiveness: Everything you NEED to know

The Student Financial Services department is offering an informal presentation and Question & Answer session on student loan repayment. The presentation w...Read Moreabout Self-Care at Smith: Financial Services Workshops

Self-Care at Smith: Acupuncture

Self-Care at Smith: Acupuncture


'Needle-little relief from stress, anxiety, insomnia, low energy, allergies, pain or headaches? Acupuncture is now being offered on campus!

Acupuncture is painless and effective; using tiny, safe, steriliz...Read Moreabout Self-Care at Smith: Acupuncture


Self-Care at Smith: Scott/Ainsworth Gym and Olin Fitness Center
Self-Care at Smith: Nationally Recognized Trans Health Provider Joins Cooley DickinsonSelf-Care at Smith: Professional Massage Services by "Mike the Massage Guy"Self-Care at Smith: Schacht Center for Health and WellnessSelf-Care at Smith: Smith College SSW Summer Chaplain, Rhonda Shapiro-RieserSelf-Care at Smith: Urgent Care - We're Right Here When You Need Us
Student Orientation

Student Orientation


Orientation is always an exciting and inspiring set of events. This summer Orientation is scheduled on Friday, May, 31st and Sunday, June  2nd, to welcome our incoming and returning students.

The agenda of the weekend can be found Read Moreabout Student Orientation

Walking Tour of Northampton with Adjunct Social Connector (ASC), Carter Carter

Walking Tour of Northampton with Adjunct Social Connector (ASC), Carter Carter


Adjunct Social Connector Carter Carter will lead a walking tour of Northampton culminating in a social hour at a restaurant downtown.

Please meet at the King/Scale Dining Hall. The tour will begin at 5:15 p.m until 7:00 p.m. so that anyone wishing to go to Pedagogy and Diversi...Read Moreabout Walking Tour of Northampton with Adjunct Social Connector (ASC), Carter Carter


Putting our Anti‐Racism Commitment into Action! Anti‐Racism Consultation Committee (ARCC) Meetings ‐ Open to All
New Faculty OrientationsGatherings: Connect, Talk, and LaughPedagogy and Diversity SeminarsFederal Compliance Trainings: Required for All EducatorsConsultation on Universal Access Strategies? Pedagogical ConsultationsDeveloping Greater Trans Competence: An Important SSW Resource
Transforming Roma Narratives: Advocacy Through Storytelling

Transforming Roma Narratives: Advocacy Through Storytelling


On June 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Weinstein Auditorium on the Smith College Campus, Academy Award nominated filmmaker and Co-Founder of Narativ Murray Nossel, M.S.W., Ph.D., will discuss his partnership with Open Society Foundations to bring forth the rich and important...Read Moreabout Transforming Roma Narratives: Advocacy Through Storytelling

2019 Deepening Clinical Practice Conference

2019 Deepening Clinical Practice Conference


An annual conference of practitioners and scholars sharing knowledge and research about current issues in clinical prac...Read Moreabout 2019 Deepening Clinical Practice Conference

Social Work Fellowship in Adolescent Health

Social Work Fellowship in Adolescent Health


Social Work Fellowship in Adolescent Health at Boston Children’s Hospital

The Boston LEAH (Leadership Education in Adolescent Health) multidisciplinary training program has a one year Social Work Fellowship from September 1 – August 31.

Looking for candidate...Read Moreabout Social Work Fellowship in Adolescent Health

UMass W.E.B. Du Bois Diversity Fellow

UMass W.E.B. Du Bois Diversity Fellow


ABOUT UMASS AMHERST
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massach...Read Moreabout UMass W.E.B. Du Bois Diversity Fellow


Summer Social Work Fellowship
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Library Summer Open Hours

Library Summer Open Hours


Young Library is the Libraries’ central campus service hub and home to Special Collections for the duration of the New Neilson Library Project (2017-2020).

The libraries’ collections and services are distributed across the campus in three locations: Young Library...Read Moreabout Library Summer Open Hours

SSW Spring Open House

SSW Spring Open House


Do you know a prospective student? Encourage them to attend our Spring Open House!

Monday, June 24, 2019​
M.S.W. Open House (Check in begins at 1:30 p.m.)
2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Ph.D. Open House (Check in begins at 1:15 p.m.)
1:4...Read Moreabout SSW Spring Open House



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