Category: Social Work

CAS meeting brings faculty together, introduces new members

CAS meeting brings faculty together, introduces new members

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) faculty and staff are anything but negative about the outlook for the upcoming school year.
All members gathered at the 17th Annual CAS Fall Meeting on Friday to discuss the present and future state of the university and introduce new faculty and staff.
SIUE’s Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift began the meeting […]

The media outlets of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences

The media outlets of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences

No one can say that SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is not reaching out the the local community.  In the past year, under the direction of Aldemaro Romero, Dean of CAS, three new media outlets have been added to the arsenal, This Week In CAS (TWIC), Segue, and College Talk.
These new […]

TWIC: A Window to the College of Arts and Sciences

TWIC: A Window to the College of Arts and Sciences

This Week In CAS (TWIC) officially launched on October 1, 2010 as a news hub for SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences. In the past 7 months, the editors of TWIC have been delighted to bring you the achievements of faculty and staff, the exciting events on  the University’s  vibrant campus and other information regarding the research […]

CAS faculty are experts in American policies, society, culture

CAS faculty are experts in American policies, society, culture

Faculty members from SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences will have the opportunity to travel across the globe as experts who interact with foreign audiences to discuss American policies, society and culture.
Twelve CAS faculty members have been selected by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs to participate in the U.S. Speaker […]

Social work gala honors students and alumni

Social work gala honors students and alumni

On April 9, 2011, SIUE’s Department of Social Work hosted its 5th Annual Department of Social Work Scholarship Gala.
The event–designed to raise money for the Social Work Alumni and Friends Scholarship Fund–featured a social hour, cash bar, entertainment, silent auction, sit-down dinner, awards presentations, and keynote address by Gigi Dowling-Urban, director of the Williams Learning […]

Stacy awarded by TEAC for excellence

Stacy awarded by TEAC for excellence

Excellent teaching is a hallmark of any good department.  The Historical Studies Department in the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences is a department that excels in exceptional teaching.
Jason Stacy reads from his chapter in "Adventures in the Academy. photo courtesy of SIUE.
Carole Frick, professor and chair of historical studies, stated that four members of […]

An exceptional America discussed at CAS Colloquium

An exceptional America discussed at CAS Colloquium

The role of America as an exceptional nation is one that will haunt the nightmares and dreams of scholars of today and for years to come.  Five SIUE professors took on the challenge of discussing this topic at the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences Colloquium.
The discussion took place on Wednesday, March 23 and was […]

CAS Colloquium - mark it a success

CAS Colloquium – mark it a success

What can an American citizen learn about America that he or she doesn’t already know?  A lot, if you were fortunate enough to attend the SIUE “Thinking about America” College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Colloquium this past week.
A colloquium is “an academic conference or seminar”, according to the New Oxford English dictionary.  The SIUE […]

Coates challenges audience to find "unspoken truths"

Coates challenges audience to find “unspoken truths”

The 2011 College of Arts and Sciences two-day colloquium proved a significant reflection on American culture, values, history and education. The keynote speaker, Ta-Nehisi Coates, added to the colloquium’s wide range of intellectual reflection with his presentation – A Deeper Black: The Meaning of Race in the Age of Obama.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of "The Beautiful […]

Colloquium topic - from mental illness to social capital

Colloquium topic – from mental illness to social capital

There is a myriad of ways that a person could “Think about America” when examining this country.  On Wednesday, March 23 the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Colloquium, two professors took very different approaches on the theme “America Divided: Examining the Social and Economic Gaps II.”
Gary Hicks, associate professor and chair of mass […]

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