Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s Dr. Sheldon R. Gelman, the Dorothy and David I. Schachne Dean, and Dr. Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, associate dean and professor, have been named “Social Work Pioneers” by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). The award recognizes social work professionals for their exemplary leadership, outstanding contributions to the field and recognition by their peers. Both have held leadership positions within the NASW.
Yeshiva College celebrated the generosity and vision of philanthropist and industrialist Michael Gamson and his wife, Barbara, and renowned New York immigration attorney Leon Wildes at Yeshiva College’s annual dinner on Sunday, October 21, 2007 at Pier Sixty Chelsea Piers in New York City. To view photos of the dinner please click here.
Yeshiva University professor Richard C. Steiner of Kew Gardens Hills achieved a once-in-a-lifetime recognition for his work as a Hebrew linguist this January, when Israel’s Academy of the Hebrew Language invited him to become one of the first two non-Israeli members in some 40 years.
The Direct Marketing Day Foundation, Inc. honored Deborah Y. Cohn, PhD, assistant professor of marketing at Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business, with its DMDF Professor Award for 2004.