2017 Fall Open House on November 18th

October 17, 2017 / No Comments

Attend our Fall Open House on Saturday, November 18th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Mandel Community Studies Center (11402 Bellflower Road in Cleveland on the campus of Case Western Reserve University). This event is ideal for both prospective and admitted students! Get an inside look at ou...

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Townsend Appointed Ralph S. and Dorothy P. Schmitt Professor; Celebration on November 3

October 16, 2017 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Aloen L. Townsend, PhD, as the Ralph S. and Dorothy P. Schmitt Professor. A celebration in her honor will be held on November 3, 2017, at 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Jack, Joseph and M...

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JOIN US AND OUR PRESENTERS AT CSWE 2017 APM

October 11, 2017 / No Comments

There are a variety of ways you can join the Mandel School at the Council on Social Work Education 63rd Annual Program Meeting (#APM17), the premiere conference for social work educators and professionals on October 19-22, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. + Visit us at booth #308. We have special gift for...

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Hokenstad International Lecture at 2017 CSWE APM with Dr. Manohar Pawar

October 11, 2017 / No Comments

The Hokenstad International Lecture series was launched in 2007 through an endowment from M. C. “Terry” Hokenstad, a former president and long-time member of CSWE. This year’s lecture will be given during the CSWE Annual Program Meeting in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, October 20, 8:45 am- 10:1...

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Research & Training Lecture on The Grand Challenge to Stop Family Violence

October 9, 2017 / No Comments

All are invited to attend a research lecture on Friday, December 8, about the social work grand challenge to stop family violence with Dr. Richard Barth and Dr. Jill Messing, two national leading experts in child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. This event is co-sponsored by the Mandel...

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NIMC Receives $1.8 Million in Funding

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Mark Joseph and the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities on their $1.8 million in new funding! Mixed-income housing communities were supposed to remedy the severe decline in the quality of public housing in the latter part of the 20th century, where families living i...

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What Does Segregation Cost Us? What Can We Do About It? – 1 PD Hour

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Open to the entire campus community, Dr. Amy T. Khare, PhD, MSW and research affiliate for the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will present her latest paper Fair Housing and Inclusive Communities, part of Th...

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Truth Commission on Poverty- 4 PD Hours

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

The Cleveland Truth Commission on Poverty will be hosting an event next month. Hear personal testimonies about the Poor and what they face in housing, education, health care, employment, the justice system, and a polluted toxic environment. Time: October 14th, 2017 from 10:00 am- 4:00 pm EDT, (4 ...

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Documentary night at the ACLU of Ohio

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

UNDERSTAND THE ORIGIN OF MASS INCARCERATION. VISUALIZE THE 13TH AMENDMENT. Join the ACLU of Ohio to watch and discuss Ava Duvernay’s four-time Emmy Award winning documentary, “13th.” This screening will allow community members and ACLU staff to engage in a conversation about the priso...

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On Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: A Message from the Dean

September 8, 2017 / No Comments

Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore, PhD sent this message to all Mandel School students, alumni, faculty, and staff on September 8, 2017: We at the Mandel School have followed with sorrow the news of lives lost and unimaginable damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. Our thoughts have been with o...

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Lunch and Learn Series: Guatemala (1 PD hour)

September 7, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Program invites you to bring your lunch and learn more about their Guatemala study abroad course on September 19th or 27th. Attendance is only required for one. Hear from Dr. Victor Groza and Dr. Zoe Breen Wood as they host a lunch and learn session on &#...

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CWRU and Mandel School Oppose End of DACA; Rally at 4pm

September 5, 2017 / No Comments

Statement by Dean Grover C. Gilmore opposing the end of DACA: The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is an inclusive community that welcomes ALL. We dream and act to build a more just world, and we decry any action by our federal government to turn away Dreamers. We ...

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Hispanic Heritage Month with Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez (2 PD hours)

September 1, 2017 / No Comments

Join the Mandel School as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with two presentations by Dr. Melanie Domenech-Rodríguez. (2 PD hours) FOR FACULTY & STAFF: Monday, Oct. 2nd from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. “From Eggshells to Solid Ground: Skills to Navigate the Complexities of Truly Diverse Contexts”...

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Common Reading, Fall 2017: Hillbilly Elegy

August 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School has selected Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance as its common reading book for new Fall 2017 social work and nonprofit management Master’s students. This faculty-selected book addresses a range of social problems and touches on many i...

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Mandel School Welcomes 2017 Doctoral Students

August 27, 2017 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is excited to welcome the cohort 2017 doctoral students. There are six students entering this academic year. (R-L) David E. Biegel, PhD, Hyunjun Lee, Cheryl Ross Appline, Liuhong Yang, Kylie Evans, Paul Tuschman, and Fei Wang. H...

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Mix and Mingle with the Mandel School Student-Alumni Network

August 25, 2017 / No Comments

This fall we’re happy to introduce you to a new student-led organization called The Mandel School Student-Alumni Network. The purpose and mission of this network is to facilitate active relationships between students and alumni through professional development and networking opportunities. The Ma...

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Ecuador and India Brown Bag Info Sessions – August 29 & 30

August 24, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Program will be hosting a Brown Bag Lunch Series providing information on upcoming Study Abroad opportunities. The first two Brown Bag Lunch Series will take place on August 29th and 30th. Application deadline for these two study abroad courses are Septem...

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A Message from Dean Gilmore: August 2017

August 16, 2017 / No Comments

As we are embarking on a new academic year and welcoming hundreds of new students who will be trained to be effective Change Agents, we are confronted each day with the ills of our nation – from the frightening threat of nuclear war, to the devastating opioid epidemic, to the horrific and heartbr...

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Instagram Links

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

+ JOIN US AND OUR PRESENTERS AT CSWE 2017 APM + Source Lunch with….Claudia Coulton + Ava DuVernay | SXSW Live 2015 | SXSW ON + Begun Center Awarded Nearly $1 Million to Improve Response to Opioid Epidemic + Fall 2017 Student Opportunity Fair +  Mandel School to Honor Seven Alumni During 201...

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Staff Honored for Elementary School Donation Drives

July 21, 2017 / No Comments

Wade Park Elementary School in Cleveland showed its appreciation for the many donations received from Mandel School by honoring the organizers and sending a letter of thanks to the school. Last September, Mandel School staff, faculty, and graduate students donated school supplies for the elementa...

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