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Wurzweiler Student One of Twelve Recipients of Latino Social Work Task Force Scholarships

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Wurzweiler student Charlene Garcia was one of twelve graduate students awarded an annual scholarship for the coming year 2014-2015 by the Latino Social Work Task Force. According to the LSWTF, the funds are raised as a result of the LSWTF Annual Dinner and other fundraising events, as well as support of the Hispanic Federation with […]

Israeli WSSW Student Turned Soldier Returns From War With Thanks

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

A Wurzweiler student who is close to completing the requirements for his MSW degree was called to duty in Israel shortly after the completion of the Block program in July. With the student’s (now colleague) permission, we are posting this recent  letter that he wrote to Dean Carmen Ortiz Hendricks. His name is withheld, as […]

Wurzweiler Graduates Fifty Five Masters of Social Work

Friday, July 25th, 2014

On July 21st, 2014 Wurzweiler held its thirty seventh Commencement Exercises for the Summer Block Education Plan, in which fifty five students were conferred their MSW degrees. In addition to the Commencement Address by Dr. Joyce Brenner, the retiring Director of the Block Program in Israel, the students were inspired by their selected student speaker […]

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.