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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July 21, 2017 / No Comments

+ Self Care Sunday: What’s the Point of Chocolate and Bubble Baths? (via Medium) + Taking Action for #Charlottesville: List Via Collective Action for Social Justice + Hokenstad Donates $100,000 to International Scholarship Fund + Mandel School Students Gain New Cultural Perspectives This Su...

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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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Hokenstad Gives $100,000 to International Scholarship Fund

July 18, 2017 / No Comments

After establishing the Hokenstad International Scholarship Fund in 2014 with a $25,000 donation, M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad, PhD, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, has given the fund another major boost with a $100,000 gift on July 1, 2017, upon the occasion of his retirement f...

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Promoting Smart Decarceration: Research Colloquium on September 8

July 18, 2017 / No Comments

How can decarceration interventions have real world impact? In this research colloquium, Promoting Smart Decarceration through Research, Practice, and Policy Partnerships, our guest speakers will discuss their current research designed for decarceration outcomes and their work to prepare the prof...

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Minnes Receives Research Award from Teratology Society

June 29, 2017 / No Comments

Associate Professor Sonia Minnes, PhD, is the recipient of the 2017 Patricia Rodier Mid-Career Award in Research and Mentoring from The Teratology Society. The award was presented Teratology Society’s Annual Meeting on June 25, 2017, in Denver, where Dr. Minnes presented “Project Newborn: What We...

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Poverty Center Evaluates Community Financial Centers

June 28, 2017 / No Comments

The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development is serving as the evaluation partner for Community Financial Centers (CFC) that are being implemented at multiple sites in Cleveland under the direction of Cleveland Neighborhood Progress. Modeled after a national program created by Cities for...

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Student Wins Honorable Mention in CWRU Study Abroad Photo Contest

May 17, 2017 / No Comments

Chelsea Flannigan, second year MSSA student, won honorable mention in the 2017 Case Western Reserve Study Abroad photo contest for her image below from our short term spring break trip to Guatemala. Congratulations Chelsea!

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Welcome Event for New Intensive Weekend Students on June 10

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

All new and prospective Intensive Weekend MSSA students are invited to A Special Welcome on Saturday, June 10, at the Mandel Center for Community Studies from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. This event that will serve as a time to: Connect with key faculty and staff members at the Mandel School; Discuss det...

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Master of Nonprofit Organization (MNO) Informational Lunch on June 15

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School’s Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) is a valued graduate degree for Case Western Reserve’s working professionals seeking to become effective, ethical nonprofit leaders committed to building a strong mission-driven organization. Alumni of the program include Eri...

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Welcome Wednesdays For Admitted Students in June

May 16, 2017 / No Comments

All admitted students are invited to attend a Welcome Wednesday on either June 7, June 14, June 21, or June 28 at 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Mandel School. Welcome Wednesday is a special event designed to welcome new Fall 2017 students into the Mandel School community and get a head-start on grad...

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Joseph Awarded Best Book in Urban Affairs Honorable Mention

May 11, 2017 / No Comments

Mark Joseph, PhD, Associate Professor and founding director of the National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities, is the 2017 recipient of the Best Book in Urban Affairs Honorable Mention Award presented by the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) for Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Peri...

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Online MSSA “Alumni Spotlight” Webinar on May 17

May 10, 2017 / No Comments

Want to know more about our Online Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) and hear from a successful alumna of the program? Attend our upcoming live webinar on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at noon EST.  During this live, web-based presentation, we will welcome a graduate of the Online MSSA...

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Compassion Propelled Social Work Pioneer to Peerless Career

May 9, 2017 / No Comments

It’s only fitting that trinkets of owls—a universal symbol of wisdom—adorn the office of M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad, a social work pioneer whose influence on research, education and policy extends far beyond the campus of Case Western Reserve University, where he’s served his students, colleagues and...

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Admitted Student Financial Aid Webinar on June 1 or August 1

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

Join us for a financial aid webinar for admitted students on either Thursday, June 1, at 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m OR Tuesday, August 1, at 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m (Eastern Standard Time). This webinar is designed for students who have confirmed their admission to the Mandel School and intend to enroll...

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Field Instructor Training and Appreciation Celebration on June 29

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

All Mandel School Field Instructors and Task Supervisors in the On Campus MSSA, Online MSSA, and Intensive Weekend MSSA programs are invited to a Field Instructor Training and Appreciation Celebration on Thursday, June 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. As part of our Centennial celebration, we will...

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CSWE President To Deliver 2017 Commencement Address, Receive Advocate for Human Rights Award

May 5, 2017 / No Comments

As the voice of social work education in America, the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) represents more than 750 accredited undergraduate and graduate programs of professional social work. Its President and Chief Executive Officer, Darla Spence Coffey, PhD, MSW, will deliver the Jack, Josep...

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Holmes Appointed to National Advisory Committee to Improve Child Welfare

April 28, 2017 / No Comments

Megan R. Holmes, PhD, Assistant Professor, was appointed in March to the National Advisory Committee (NAC) of the National Quality Improvement Center on Child Welfare Involved Children and Families Experiencing Domestic Violence (QIC-CW/DV), a collaborative project led by Futures Without Violence...

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On Oppression, Racism, and Chief Wahoo

April 11, 2017 / No Comments

A statement from Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore: Today is Opening Day for professional baseball in Cleveland, and it’s an appropriate time to remind our Mandel School community of the racism and oppression represented by the Cleveland baseball team’s mascot. As a fan of Cleveland sports,...

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