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Dr. Joyce Brenner, Director of the Wurzweiler Block Program in Israel, Honored as Distinguished Alumni, Retires After 27 Years

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

On July 23rd, 2014 Dr. Joyce Brenner’s twenty seven years with Wurzweiler School of Social Work were recognized as she steps down and embraces retirement. The first ever Wurzweiler School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award was presented to Dr. Brenner, who graduated fifty years ago with an MSW degree from the School in 1964, […]

Wurzweiler’s “Sexual Identity and Social Work Practice” Common Day a Great Success

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

A Message from Dean Carmen Ortiz Hendricks reflecting on the Block Program’s “Sexual Identity and  Social Work Practice”- themed Common Day at Wurzweiler School of Social Work, July 2nd, 2014: Thank you Students, Faculty and Staff, Our joint efforts paid off in a wonderful Common Day experience.  Thank you Student Government Association, Dr. Levy, the […]

The Future of Wurzweiler

Friday, June 20th, 2014

A Message from the Dean:  The Future of Wurzweiler School of Social Work Every May, the faculty and administration meet for Spring Wrap-Up to review the year that is ending and to plan for the year ahead.  As usual, we agree on new goals and directions for the School, the curriculum and for our students.  […]

Research Findings and Curriculum on Hearing Loss in Infants

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

 Wurzweiler School of Social Work professors Dr. Charles Auerbach, Dr. Susan Mason and Dr. Wendy Zeitlin recently presented the findings from their research on Hearing Loss in Infants The resources and modules are below.   Hearing Module – Pediatric Hearing Loss (PDF) Hearing Module- Public Health (PDF) Hearing Module- Working with Families of Children with […]

Wurzweiler Students Participate in Artstroll

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Several students of Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work have offered photographs of the Washington Heights, NY area as part of the School’s participation in “Artstroll”. The photos of Washington Heights-Inwood by Yeshiva students reflect the diversity of our students and community. According to the “Artstroll” website, for the past 11 years, local artists […]

Wurzweiler Alumnus Esteban Ramos Featured in “Manhattan Times”: Youth Development Organization Boasts Two Decades of Service

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

From “Manhattan Times” May 14, 2014 “For your information   FYI marks two decades of service” Story and photos by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer   In Northern Manhattan, “FYI” is a lot more than information. Founded in 1993, Fresh Youth Initiatives (FYI) is a non-profit youth development organization that focuses on providing support and skills to youths […]

First Ever Class of Wurzweiler School of Social Work Certificate in Jewish Philanthropy Graduates

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Congratulations to the graduating fellows of the premiere class of the “Certificate in Jewish Philanthropy” at Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University.  

Wurzweiler Students React to “Common Day”

Monday, May 5th, 2014

On April 2, 2014 Wurzweiler held an annual innovative learning event known as “Common Day.” This event brings students and faculty together for a shared themed educational process often involving guest speakers, unique learning approaches, entertainment, food and more. The events are collaborated between the faculty, staff and  students via Wurzweiler’s Student Government Association. This […]

Seven Wurzweiler Students Inducted into Phi Alpha Honors Society

Monday, May 5th, 2014

The Tau Epsilon Chapter of Phi Alpha Honors Society held its second  induction ceremony on May 1st, 2014. Seven students were inducted into the chapter- Rhonda Bacchus, Sheryl Edelstein, Gilles Lubeth, Michell Lubeth, Kate Marks, Nathalie Ohayon, and Stephen Ronay. Nygera Pierson-Mutis gave an inspirational speech on her experiences as a social worker. Mrs. Pierson-Mutis […]

First Year Wurzweiler Student Impression on Field Placement Agency Strengthens Ties

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Out of town transplants typically come to the Schenectady JCC to register their child for preschool, workout at the fitness center or meet people.  Queens transplant Afifa Yusufi came to the JCC for a  different reason: to complete a field instruction requirement in the graduate social work program at the prestigious Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School […]