Posts Tagged "community organizing"

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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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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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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9th GSSW Director/Dean – James Herbert Williams, PhD – GSSW’s current Dean

James Herbert Williams, PhD, MSW, MPA, University of Denver 9th GSSW Dean/Current Dean 2010 – Present James Herbert Williams is Dean and Milton Morris Endowed Chair at the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver. His research and practice focuses on human security and economic sustainability, health promotion and disease ...

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GSSW On the Road: Upcoming Graduate School Fairs and Panels

2014-2015 GSSW is on the road and we’d love to see you! Colorado September 23, 2014 – Colorado State University  Graduate School Fair- Fort Collins, Colorado October 2, 2014 – University of Denver Graduate School Fair – Denver, Colorado October 9, 2014 – Virtual SW Graduate School Fair – Online. Contact Nick Ota-Wang (Nick.Ota-Wang@du.edu) ...

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2014-2015 Information Sessions

Interested in obtaining your MSW degree? Ever wonder how the application process, financial aid, and academic work happens at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work? If your answer to any or all of the questions above is YES then please consider signing up for one our information sessions ...

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7th GSSW Dean – Dr. John ‘Jack’ Jones 1987-1996, Dean Emeritus, 2004-2013

John F. Jones (“Jack”) 1923-2013 Dean and Professor, GSSW,1987-96 Interim Provost, 1989 Professor 1996-2004 Dean Emeritus, 2004 -2013 Photo courtesy of University of Denver Magazine  Jack Jones was born in Dublin, Ireland. He earned a BA from the National University of Ireland (1953), an MSW from the University of Michigan (1966), an MA in Public Administration ...

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GSSW Deans and Directors Series: Leverne McCummings, 5th GSSW Dean, 1978-1985

LEVERNE MCCUMMINGS (1932-) 5TH GSSW Dean, 1978-1985 The first person of color to serve as director or dean of GSSW. The first African American to serve as a graduate dean at the University of Denver. LeVerne McCummings was born and raised in South Carolina, attending segregated elementary and secondary schools in Marion County. ...

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4th GSSW Dean – Kenneth W. Kindelsperger (1914-2000)

KENNETH W. KINDELSPERGER (1914-2000) 4th GSSW Dean (1971-1978) Interim Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs (1978-1979) Acting Dean, Colorado Women’s College, 1980-82 (supervising its merger with DU) Recipient, Outstanding Service to the University of Denver Award, 1986 Ken Kindelsperger was born in Galesberg, Illinois. Ken received a B.S. and M.S. degree in social group work from George ...

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18th Chancellor for the University of Denver named

Dr. Rebecca Chopp 18th Chancellor University of Denver Photo courtesy of: University of Denver   The University of Denver announced today, June 12, 2014 that the 18th Chancellor of the University of Denver is Dr. Rebecca Chopp. Dr. Chopp comes to DU from from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania where she has served as President since ...

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