Posts Tagged "International"

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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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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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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8th Director/Dean – Catherine Alter

CATHERINE FOSTER ALTER (1938-present) Dean and Professor (1996-2006) Dean Emerita (2006-present) Catherine Alter attended Grinnell College (Iowa), graduating in 1960 as a double major in American Studies and Journalism. Her MSW was completed at University of Iowa (1975). The results from her masters thesis, indicating the overrepresentation of children of color in special ...

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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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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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Hasan Hasanović’s personal account “Surviving the Srebrenica Genocide”

“Surviving the Srebrenica Genocide” a first-person account by: Hasan Hasanović January 29, 2014 Graduate School of Social Work Craig Hall Community Room University of Denver The world is full of many amazing individuals who have seen, heard, and felt loss, tragedy, and oppression. Many things in this world we wish would never continue and we hope don’t ...

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