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Four years, until we meet again GSSW

August 15, 2011 was my first day with the Admission office at the Graduate School of Social Work. I came in to my office mate, and an office door (a first in my career). Four years later I leave DU, GSSW and my time in Craig Hall with celebration, memories, and ...

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Graduation Hindsight

Graduation brings a mixture of grief and excitement. Grief, due to the melancholy realization that the MSW journey has come to an end; being a student is wonderful in so many ways. And excitement, for the next step and for honoring all this hard work(!) For my last blog, I’d like ...

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Harvest on the Rio Grande dedication ceremony

Harvest on the Rio Grande – Dedication Ceremony On Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 4:00pm – 5:30pm in the Quadrangle east of Craig Hall, University of Denver 2148 South High Street, Denver 80208 GSSW, the University of Denver, and community members had a dedication ceremony for the Harvest on the Rio ...

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2014-2015 GSSW Faculty & Staff Award Winners announced

Congratulations to all the award winners! Filed under: Academics, Classroom Experience, Events, Faculty Scholarship, Field Experience, Financial Aid, Fun, Getting Involved, GSSW Admission, Human Animal Connection, Preparing to be a Social Worker, Social Work, University of Denver

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The Hyde Sculpture Garden at GSSW

The Hyde Sculpture Garden has been installed. The sculptures, entitled “Harvest on the Rio Grande”, were created by Douglas Hyde and donated to DU by Gerri Cohen. Mrs. Cohen’s husband was a long-time member of the DU Board of Trustees. Chancellor Emeriti Ritchie & Coombs both requested that the sculpture ...

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A Student Perspective on the Certificate for Social Work with Latinos/as

The certificate program consists of 4 mandatory classes and a field placement that includes at least 30% time in Spanish. The four classes are: 1. Critical Perspectives in the Latino Context: taught by Oscar Samoza, this class is a great way to get a taste for using Spanish academically and to draw ...

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Why you should present at the Grad Research and Performance Summit

Last week, a group of students from the Certificate for Social Work with Latinos/as and I presented at the DU Graduate Research and Performance Summit (DU RAPS). Along with a handful of other MSW students, we contributed our perspective and shared a framework that can often be quite different from ...

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MSW Priority application date is right around the corner!

For some readers of this blog our subject might be a reminder to submit an application. For some readers this might be the first time you’ve thought about submitting an application to get your MSW. For some, you’ve already submitted and are probably thinking “did I get in?” For those that ...

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DU Alumni offering first book free to DU Pioneers

Daniels College of Business alumni Patrick F. Rooney has written his first novel entitled “The Acheron Deception” is available for free download! To download a copy today visit: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/470678. Once on the site select “Buy” and enter discount code MB96R. This code is good through March 31, 2015. To learn more visit ...

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