Garren Named 2016 Chancellor’s Public Engagement Student Fellow

April 28, 2016

BSW student, Brooke Garren, has been awarded the 2016-2017 Chancellor’s Public Engagement Student Fellowship for her upcoming work with the Illinois Reentry Guide, which was created by the Education Justice Project on campus. As a result of changes in sentencing laws, the State of Illinois is facing a large influx of people transitioning from incarceration ... Read more

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Maurer Named Recipient of 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award

April 28, 2016

Mary Maurer, Assistant Dean for Field Education and MSW Field Education Director, has been awarded the 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award by the Women’s Resources Center as part of their Annual Women’s Awards Celebration, which celebrates student, faculty and staff accomplishments on campus and honors graduating women scholars. This award recognizes faculty members whose scholarship and ... Read more


Community Learning Lab Receives Two Campus Awards

April 22, 2016

Larsen Human Development Award The Community Learning Lab was recently named the 2016 recipient of the Robert P. Larsen Human Development Award. The Larsen Award was established in 1992 to honor individuals, groups, or programs that make significant contributions to the campus consistent with the general mission of the University of Illinois Counseling Center. The ... Read more

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Spring CEU Seminar

March 30, 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016 8:30 am – 4:00 pm School of Social Work 1010 W. Nevada St., Urbana $25 for the whole day (including lunch) or $10 for the morning and $5 for each afternoon session (an additional $10 for lunch if you are only attending a half-day session). Join the School of Social Work ... Read more

Social Work Student Day of Service

March 29, 2016

We will be working with local non-profit organization, Courage Connection, to assist with activities such as lawn maintenance, mulching, weeding, planting flowers, and indoor cleaning. WHO: School of Social Work BSW, MSW, and PhD students WHEN: Friday, April 15th from 9am-12pm WHAT: Assisting with lawn maintenance, mulching, weeding, planting flowers, and indoor cleaning for Courage ... Read more