Mark your calendar to join us October 12-13, 2018, to reunite and reconnect with your fellow MSSA, MNO, CNM, DSW and PhD alumni!

More event details below.


Friday, October 12, 2018
Welcome Back Alumni!

CWRU Homecoming Luncheon

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. at Tinkham Veale University Center

Reunion Rewind Party

2:00 – 4:30 p.m. at Mandel School

Remember the Time

Bring photos and memorabilia to share from your time as a student, while following your passion at work, or hanging out with fellow alumni. Special remebrances for Grand Classes (alumni who graduated in 1967 or prior) and Classes of 1968, 1978, 1993, 2008, 2013, 2017, 2018 and MNO/CNM alumni.

Alumni Authors Alley

Experience a unique book fair focused exclusively on Mandel School alumni who have published books on topics ranging from self-help to children’s literature.

Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education 20th Anniversary Celebration Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development 20th Anniversary Celebration

Cocktail Reception and Alumni Awards

We invite you to nominate alumni who best embody the mission of the Mandel School to advance social work and nonprofit management to make this a more just world.

Go to the Alumni Awards Criteria page for more information and to nominate someone.

Saturday, October 13

Expanding the Toolkit: Trauma-Informed Practice Institute

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Mandel School

Celebrate the all-new Center on Trauma and Adversity! It will lead two 3-hour workshops, each focusing on integrative, expressive trauma-informed interventions to build advanced, real-world skills for beginning ans seasoned practitioners alike. 6 CEUs applied for. Includes lunch.

Contact Nada Difranco at or 216.368.2281 if you need assistance.

Are you an Author for the Alley?

Showcase your work, sell your books, and get the chance to collaborate with other alumni! If you are an alumnus and a book author and would like to participate, please contact the Alumni Office at or 216.368.2281

Registration begins July 2. If you would like the Center on Trauma and Adversity to email you a reminder to register, click here.


Expanding the Toolkit: Trauma-Informed Intervention Institute
Hosted by the Center on Trauma and Adversity
Saturday, October 13th, 9a-4p
6 CEU’s available; lunch provided
9a-12p: STORIEZ: Trauma Narratives with Inner City Youth by Dr. Meagan Corrado
Dr. Meagan Corrado will present STORIEZ – a 9-step framework to assist inner city youth as they create, voice, and honor their life narratives using a variety of innovative formats and expressive mediums. 
12p-1p: Eating and Connecting
1p-4p: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, Mindfulness and Grounded Breathing by Mark Lilly
Mark Lilly, founder and president of Street Yoga, will present resilience-based curricula for incorporating trauma-sensitive yoga, mindfulness practices, and breath work into treatment of traumatized populations.
Due to a tremendous amount of activity around campus that weekend, we strongly recommend reserving your hotel room as soon as possible.

Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic
8650 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland 44106

Intercontinental Suites Hotel
8800 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland 44106

Register Here: