Category: Social Work

Dean Romero donates personal collection of 50,000 documents

Dean Romero donates personal collection of 50,000 documents

Aldemaro Romero, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at SIUE, donated his personal collection to Lovejoy Library at SIUE on Friday.
Kyle Moore, director of development at Lovejoy Library, gave an introduction. Moore gave a short biography of Romero’s academic career. Moore also gave a synopsis of the collection that Romero had donated.
“Throughout his career, […]

The 2010 chancellor's report to the university

The 2010 chancellor’s report to the university

On Oct. 28 Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift made his report to the University, “Achieving National Recognition During the National Recession.”
He said that in the ongoing pursuit of national recognition by 2016, SIUE has increased the size of its incoming freshman class by 18 percent since 2005, making it the sixth largest of 12 institutions of higher […]

SIUE ranks high for its diversity efforts

SIUE ranks high for its diversity efforts

Last month, during the 11th Annual Meeting of Minority Access, SIUE’s continued commitment to fostering a diverse campus was honored via an accolade from the organization.
(L-R) Paul W. Ferguson, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs; Isaac Blankson, chair of the Department of Speech Communication and assistant to the dean for diversity and internationalization initiatives; […]

CSWE Conference an important opportunity for social work

CSWE Conference an important opportunity for social work

Endeavoring to continue to increase the national presence of SIUE’s Department of Social Work, Larry Kreuger, professor of social work and chair of that department, along with two other social work faculty members, attended the 56th Annual Program Meeting for the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) in Portland, Ore., from Oct. 14-17.
Larry Kreuger, professor […]

International faculty at SIUE

International faculty at SIUE

Broad range exposure to the world is the wish of every institution of higher education. When one looks around the College of Arts and Sciences at SIUE, one may not see how diverse the faculty is. The office of the dean of the College hopes to change  this.
Flags of the international faculty represented in SIUE's […]

Disabilities Awareness Month—an Adventure!

Disabilities Awareness Month—an Adventure!

“Every college, including the College of Arts and Sciences, has students with disabilities,” said Director of Disability Services Phillip Pownall. “It’s a diversity issue that CAS is addressing through their diversity initiative.”
Pownall and students at an experiential learning center.
As part of Disabilities Awareness Month, students across the campus are encouraged to participate in experiential […]

New faculty member’s research may help war veterans

New faculty member’s research may help war veterans

The unique perspectives that Hsin-hsin Huang, assistant professor of social work, brings to her field are a source of excitement for SIUE’s Department of Social Work, which acquired the Taiwan native at the beginning of the 2010 fall semester.
Huang, who has been in the United States for 20 years, received her master of science in […]

Hands On Day... for the Undeclared

Hands On Day… for the Undeclared

Undergraduate students who have not declared their major used to wander the University with little exposure to the vast majority of educational disciplines available to them at SIUE. The answer to this problem is Hands On Day, where the College of Arts and Sciences shows off its stuff.

Pre-med major Casey Moser and "bananna man"
“We’re extracting […]

Social work professor's article 'best conceptual article of 2009'

Social work professor’s article ‘best conceptual article of 2009’

Gerald O'Brien, professor of social work.
The important implications for social work contained in the research of Gerald O’Brien, professor of social work, was recently recognized by the Journal of Social Work Education.
O’Brien’s article, “Metaphors and the Pejorative Framing of Marginilized Groups: Implications for Social Work Education,” describes the importance of metaphors within the political arena […]

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