MSASS Community Night on March 7

February 23, 2018 / No Comments

MSASS Community: You’re invited! Join us the first Wednesday of each month! MSASS Community Night is based on Neighborhood Connections’ Neighbor UP! events currently hosted in neighborhoods across Cleveland. These gatherings create space where neighbors’ individual talents, gifts, and wisdom can ...

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Mandel School Offers $10,000 Guaranteed Annual Scholarship

February 19, 2018 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University is excited to offer a minimum $10,000 Guaranteed Annual Scholarship to admitted students. “We want to make it possible for people to make the choice to come to the Mandel School and achie...

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Dr. Mark Joseph Named in Top 20 African American Faculty in Social Work Schools

February 16, 2018 / No Comments

In a study done in 2017 by Kimberly Y. Huggins-Hoyt of the School of Social Work at the University of Georgia Dr. Mark Joseph was named in the top 20 African American faculty in Social Work Schools. The study assessed the research productivity of African American faculty in the top 25 ranked scho...

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Mark Joseph Invited to Join Journal of Community Practice Editorial Board

February 16, 2018 / No Comments

Dr. Mark Joseph, Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development, Founding Director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities, and Faculty Associate at the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development was recently invited to join the editorial board of...

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CATSJ and CWRU to Host Series of Events in Celebration of Black History Month

February 14, 2018 / No Comments

During Black History Month, we are encouraged to explore the richness and complexity of the African American experience. Installation 1: Race and Policing at Doubting Thomas Art Gallery (856 Jefferson Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113) February 9 – 24, 2018 | Opening February 9, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m....

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Strategies in Social Investment Series 2018

February 13, 2018 / No Comments

Strategies in Social Investment Series 2018:From Roots to New Growth 1.5 PD hours for students Mandel School Noble Commons or Via Livestream FREE and open to all. February 21, 2018, Wednesday, 12:45-2:15pm Charity vs. Philanthropy: A Historical Perspective  Brian Amkraut, Ph.D., Executive Directo...

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2018 Spring Open House On March 24

February 6, 2018 / No Comments

Attend our Spring Open House on Saturday, March 24th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 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 our...

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Charity vs. Philanthropy: A Historical Perspective On February 21

February 6, 2018 / No Comments

What we now know as philanthropy operated along religious lines until relatively recently. Brian Amkraut, Ph.D., Executive Director, Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, discusses how charity as religious obligation was essential in the traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam,...

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Teaching Social Justice From the Inside Out on February 6

February 2, 2018 / No Comments

“Teaching Social Justice From the Inside Out” will be presented by Adrianne Fletcher, Assistant Professor, on Tuesday, February 6, at 1-2 PM in the Mandel Center Room 115. Lunch will be provided. Dr. Fletcher received her PhD from Loyola University Chicago and her Master of Science in...

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Joseph Appointed Bevis/Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development; Celebration on February 26

January 31, 2018 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of  Mark L. Joseph, PhD as the Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor in Community Development. A celebration in his honor will be held on February 26, 2018 at the Jack, Joseph a...

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Subjects Need for Autism Research Study

January 30, 2018 / No Comments

Are You a Parent or Guardian of a Teen or Young Adult (age 16-30) with Autism? Consider participating in a research study at Case Western Reserve University about experiences of families caring for teens or young adults (age 16-30) with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Information from the study can he...

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2018 Donations Request for Guatemala Course

January 30, 2018 / No Comments

The Study Abroad course to Guatemala over Spring Break, led by faculty members Victor Groza and Zoe Breen Wood, accepts and distributes donated items to several charitable organizations in Guatemala — which they and the students personally transport in their luggage. These donations are always gr...

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Sonia Minnes Appointed Chair of Doctoral Program

January 10, 2018 / No Comments

Sonia Minnes, PhD, Associate Professor has been appointed the new chair of the Mandel School’s doctoral program effective January 1, 2018. “As a member of the Doctoral Program Executive Committee for over four years, Dr. Minnes has been intimately engaged with the program, and I am im...

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2018 SSWR: Updates, Information, and Presentations

January 5, 2018 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to be participating in the Society for Social Work Research’s 22nd Annual Conference (#SSWR18), on January 10-14, 2018, in Washington, DC. In addition to having a booth at the conference (#502), Dean Grover C. Gilmore will be inducted as an Honorary Fellow of the Americ...

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Our Hope For You This Holiday Season

December 12, 2017 / No Comments

In challenging times, the Mandel School is reminded of our alumni, friends, and students who are making a way for justice and peace. May your heart be filled with hope this holiday. Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore and your friends at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

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CONNECT WITH US AT THE 2017 NASW OHIO ANNUAL CONFERENCE

November 14, 2017 / No Comments

Join the Mandel School at one of the biggest events of the year for Ohio social workers, NASW Ohio’s 2017 Annual Conference, on Thursday, November 12 through Saturday, November 18  at the Quest Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. While at the conference, be sure to check out the impressive line-...

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Dean Grover C. Gilmore Awarded Honorary Fellow of AASWSW

November 12, 2017 / No Comments

Grover C. Gilmore, PhD, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Dean in Applied Social Sciences, has been uanimously selected as an Honorary Fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW), a status reserved for a very small number of major figures in social work who have uni...

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Manuscript: Dr. Manohar Pawar’s Hokenstad International Lecture at 2017 CSWE APM

November 9, 2017 / No Comments

The 2017  M.C. “Terry” Hokenstad International Lecture at CSWE’s 63rd Annual Program Meeting was given by Dr. Manohar Pawar, Professor of Social Work at the Charles Sturt University in Australia and President of the International Consortium for Social Development. “Kant, B...

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Min Receives $842,460 NIH Grant To Study Adolescent Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behavior

November 3, 2017 / No Comments

Meeyoung Oh Min, PhD, Research Associate Professor, is the Principal Investigator for an $842,460 research grant (R01-DA042747-01A1) awarded in August, 2017, by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) titled “Gender and Developmental Trajectori...

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