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Archive for June, 2014

Grant to Develop Digital Collection of the College’s Past Highlighted on Technically Philly

Posted June 25, 2014

The website Technically Philly recently highlighted the $39,650 grant  from the National Endowment of the Humanities Bryn Mawr has received to develop a digital portal containing letters, diaries, and scrapbooks of the first generations of its students.

Changes to Smoking Policy

Posted June 24, 2014

The College recently made changes to its smoking policy. This policy applies to all faculty, staff, students, contractors and visitors. Smoking is prohibited outdoors within 25 feet of the perimeter of any College building, including arches and covered entrances, to ensure that second-hand smoke does not enter the area through entrances, windows, or ventilation systems. […]

Math Professor Victor Donnay Advises New SENCER Group, Takes Part in Teacher Workshop, and Does Radio Interview

Posted June 24, 2014

Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) has appointed Bryn Mawr Professor of Mathematics Victor Donnay to be an adviser for a new initiative called “Engaging Mathematics: Building a National Community of Practice.” Engaging Mathematics will be organized by faculty colleagues who have successfully incorporated the SENCER ideals and other progressive pedagogies into […]

Toba Schwaber Kerson awarded the Cornerstone Award for Social Services

Posted June 9, 2014

Toba Schwaber Kerson awarded the Chatham University Cornerstone Award for Social Services Toba Schwaber Kerson is the Mary Hale Chase Chair in Social Science, Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College. She graduated from Chatham with a degree in sociology and went on to earn her master’s in social work from Columbia University, as […]

MSS Students visit DC

Posted June 9, 2014

Washington, DC 2014 Policy Trip On March 27th and 28th, fifteen students of the   Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, from the Clinical, Community Practice and MLSP programs visit with a range of agencies in Washington, D.C. to discuss how they might use their social work skills to influence policy decisions that affect vulnerable populations. […]

Bryn Mawr GSSWSR Students Participate in NASW-PA Annual Legislative Advocacy Day

Posted June 9, 2014

  NASW-PA HOLDS ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY DAY – Over 700 Social Workers Rally for Change April 8, 2014, Harrisburg, Pa. —The National Association of Social Workers, Pennsylvania Chapter (NASW-PA) held its annual Legislative Advocacy Day in Harrisburg yesterday. More than 700 social work students and professionals visited nearly 200 members of the General Assembly to discuss […]

Julie Rainbow, MSS’93 awarded Leeway Foundation Grant

Posted June 9, 2014

2014 Art and Change Grant – $2,500 Julie Rainbow, MSS ’93 awarded Leeway Foundation Grant. Julie will create a public exhibition using video, photographs and narratives called Grits Greens and Griots. In response to the 100th year anniversary of the Great Migration, the exhibit will explore the diverse experiences of African American elders –90 years of […]

Dabney Miller, MSS, MLSP’85 Award Recipient

Posted June 9, 2014

Dabney Miller, MSS, MLSP’85, Associate Director of the Women’s Law Project (WLP)  received the Cheryl Ingram Advocate for Justice Award  given by the  Philadelphia Bar Association’s LGBT Rights, Civil Rights and Immigrations Rights Committees for leading WLP’s groundbreaking work in the 1990’s to secure legal rights for Pennsylvania’s LGBT families.  

The Future of Macro Social Work Education & Practice

Posted June 9, 2014
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NEWS RELEASE Organization: Special Commission to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work Date: Thursday, May 8th, 2014 Contacts: -Darlyne Bailey, Ph.D., Dean, Graduate School of Social Work & Social Research, Bryn Mawr College ( -Terry Mizrahi, Ph.D., Professor, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College ( -Mark Homan (via phone), MSW, Chair, ACOSA ( -Jenifer […]

Fall Plenary Set for Sunday, Sept. 28

Posted June 2, 2014

The below email was sent by SGA President Syona Arora ’15, on June 2, 2014. Dear Faculty and Staff, I hope that this email finds you well and that you are having an enjoyable summer! The Self-Government Association has been busy planning several events for next year. I am writing to let you know that Fall […]