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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International Education Week (November 13-17)

November 3, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to celebrate International Education Week (IEW), Nov. 13-17, 2017. IEW is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of an...

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Mandel School Welcomes Returning International Visiting Scholar Dr. Anat Freund

November 1, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is happy to host International Visiting Scholar Anat Freund, PhD, Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Work from the University of Haifa in Israel. Returning from her visit as a Faculty Fellow at the Mandel School in 2005, Dr. Freund received her PhD from University of Haifa ...

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Social Justice in the Netherlands Info Session; Course with Dean Gilmore

October 27, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School International Education Programs Office invites you to learn more about the Mandel School study abroad course: Social Justice: Health & Violence Prevention in the Netherlands on Friday, November 3 at 1pm in Mather Memorial, Room 201. Join Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilm...

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All-Ohio Alumni Fall Social; November 16

October 27, 2017 / No Comments

Join Us in the Heart of It All! All are welcome on Thursday, November 16, at 6:00 pm Meet-and-mingle with your fellow alumni, enjoy free drinks and appetizers provided by the Mandel School Alumni Association, get some cool #ChangeAgent swag, and-if you’re attending the NASW Ohio Annual Conf...

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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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CATSJ to Host Events on Indigenizing Futures and Decolonization This Week

October 9, 2017 / No Comments

Friday, October 13th 12:45-2pm TVUC Inamori Center Indigenizing Futures, Decolonizing Our Lands: Indigenous Methods for Transformation Indigenous peoples are on the vanguard of efforts to address domination stemming from colonialism, capitalism and industrialization. Indigenous efforts range from...

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New! Social Justice and NGO Immersion Course in South Africa | Lunch and Learn October 24

October 5, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is thrilled to launch a new 3-credit, short-term study abroad course to South Africa in May 2018, Social Justice and NGO Immersion (SASS 575 / 375L). Led by Associate Professor David Miller, PhD, the course offers undergraduate and graduate students the chance to experience dyna...

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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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