Archive for October, 2011

Occupy Wall Street: Reflections of a Wurzweiler Student

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Several Wurzweiler students participated in the Occupy Wall Street Movement in Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park on Tuesday October 18th to observe the organizational structure and leadership dynamics as part of a class Community Social Work. Click here to read the full article on Yeshiva University’s website. Below are some personal reflections from one of the students, David […]

Wurzweiler Professor and Associate Professor are selected for the 2011 Rose Dobrof Award….

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

It is with great pleasure we’re announcing that Wurzweiler School of Social Work Professor Dr. Nancy Beckerman, and Associate Professor Dr. Gary Stein, have been selected for the 2011 Rose Dobrof Award for their article, “Lesbian and Gay Elders and Long-Term Care: Identifying the Unique Psychosocial Perspectives and Challenges.”  The Rose Dobrof Award is presented to […]

Wurzweiler Congratulates Student, Heather Bliss…

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Wurzweiler Student, Heather Bliss’ proposal to the Grant Program for Support of Dissertation Research in the Field of Child Welfare has been selected for a grant by The Research Advisory Committee of the New York Foundling/Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection. Congratulations Ms. Bliss! We are confident that your dissertation will significantly contribute to the […]

Wurzweiler Students Visit the American Jewish History Museum in Philadelphia

Friday, October 7th, 2011

On Friday June 17th, a group of 15 Wurzweiler students had the privilege of visiting the new Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. The trip was offered to all students in the Block Program, and specifically encouraged for students in the Jewish Communal Certificate program, who would have the opportunity to connect the dots […]