Press Release tagged with "Graduate School of Social Work"

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First-Time Honors from National Association of Social Workers to Student at New School.
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New York, N.Y. – Patricia J. Volland, seated center, MSW, MBA, senior vice president for strategy and business development at New York Academy of Medicine, told students and faculty from Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work that by 2050, the number of adults over the age of 60 will far exceed the birth rate, not only in the United States, but worldwide.
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New York, New York – Adam Lukeman, pictured right, a graduating student at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, recently was awarded the NASW Student Award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) - New York City Chapter. The award was announced at the NASW chapter’s annual meeting held last week in Manhattan, where Mr. Lukeman was an honored guest. He will officially receive the award at the School’s commencement ceremonies scheduled to be held on June 14th.
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New York, New York – Karla Perez, an alumna of the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, class of 2009, was recently recognized with a 2012 Leadership Award for promoting community services to Latino families and youth in poor communities.
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Students from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, and Professor Jennifer Zelnick (pictured front row), went to Albany recently to lobby legislators on the New York state “Dream Act” – legislation that would extend public and private funding for higher education to undocumented New York City high school students who were brought to the United States as children. The Touro social work students were part of a group of over 160 social work students and faculty from schools around the state who appealed to their representatives as part of the New York State Social Work Education Association Lobby Day.
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A hearty group of Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) students and faculty members recently participated in the HOPE 2013 Homeless Street Survey, which estimates the number of unsheltered individuals living on the streets, subways, parks, and other public places.
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New York, N.Y. – The Touro College Graduate School of Social Work recently hosted a forum on “Planning for End-of-Life Care with Dignity and Compassion,” in honor of its Spring 2012 Community Day.
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New York, N.Y. – For the third consecutive year, a group of students and professors from the Graduate School of Social Work at Touro College joined forces with more than 3,000 volunteers to help survey the number of people currently living unsheltered in the city.
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New York, N.Y. - Nearly two years ago, inspired by a mission to help bridge the divide between society’s haves and have-nots, Touro College’s Founder and President Dr. Bernard Lander decided to launch a graduate school of social work. In September 2006, the new school’s incoming class of 45 students began their journeys to become social workers. This May, they will become the first graduates of the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work.
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MSW Students Visit United Nations in Honor of “World Social Work Day”- April 15th.