Alumni News

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GameDay Spirit Social Work Fanstore Now Available

September 12, 2019

The School of Social Work is proud to partner with GameDay Spirit to provide an online Social Work Fanstore. Apparel will be available for purchase in a variety of options and on a long-term basis. Shipping is free on all orders over $75.   ... Read more

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School of Social Work 75th Anniversary Celebration

July 2, 2019

Join the School of Social Work as we celebrate 75 years of research and education for social impact. Saturday, April 4, 2020 Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom 601 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 Exciting event details will be forthcoming, including an opportunity to participate in a commemorative art installation. Share a message to be ... Read more

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Paint Chicago Orange and Blue at Illini Fest

June 24, 2019

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is strengthening its outreach to Chicago with its first-ever downtown festival. Illini Fest, planned for Thursday, July 18 from 3-6 p.m. in the Park Grill Plaza of Millennium Park, aims to bring the university experience to the more than 150,000 Fighting Illini alumni living in Chicagoland. The free event ... Read more

2019 School of Social Work Alumni Award Recipients

April 8, 2019

Outstanding New Social Worker Award This award is for recent graduates of the BSW or MSW program who have demonstrated extraordinary accomplishments in his/her first five years of post-degree practice.   Cynthia Degnan, LSW Cynthia graduated from the School of Social Work and immediately began working as a therapist at Rape Advocacy, Counseling, and Education ... Read more

School of Social Work Ranked #5 in Top Online Degree Programs

January 31, 2019

OnlineMasters.com has selected University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as one of the Best Master’s in Social Work Programs for 2019. The School of Social Work is ranked #5 out of the top 45 online programs. Results are based on academic quality, student success and affordability. Learn more ... Read more

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Message from Dean Anderson

November 6, 2018

Dear Friends, The past two weeks unfortunately have again bluntly presented us with the ugly specter of violence in America. The fact that much of this violence has been motivated by racial, ethnic, gender, religious, and political animosities adds another troubling dimension to what would be distressing in any event. I join with my colleagues ... Read more

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Homecoming 2018 Events

October 9, 2018

Social Work Event- Selfie Campaign October 7-12, 2018 Post your social work selfie and win fabulous prizes! Starting October 7-12, kick off #ILLINOIShomecoming 2018 by posting a selfie in front of the orange fountains at the Hallene Gateway, with Alma or on the quad. Use the hash tags #ILLINOISsocialwork #ILLINOIShomecoming and comment about why you ... Read more

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School of Social Work Apparel Sale

September 5, 2018

Here’s how it works: Visit the Illinois School of Social Work Apparel Sale site Simply click, order, and have your item shipped directly to you! This form will be open until Sunday, 09/23/2018 at Midnight EST. After this date, the form will close and these items will no longer be available. Orders will begin shipping ... Read more

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Social Work Grad School Virtual Fair

February 27, 2018

Join us on April 18, 2018 to learn more about all of our ILLINOIS Social Work graduate program options, featuring the iMSW program! Log in anytime between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to ask questions via IM. ... Read more

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Sanders Lecture Series: “Stories from the Streets”

February 26, 2018

April 5, 2018 from 5-6 p.m. Levis Faculty Center, Room 300 919 W. Illinois Street, Urbana IL Reception to follow Andi and Al Tauber have been playing music together in a variety of contexts for over 30 years. Nearly half of that time has been devoted to developing and performing “Stories from the Streets” for ... Read more