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

+ Meet and Greet + Traumatic Anniversaries  + Dean Gilmore and the Mandel School on Family Separation Policies + Day of Giving 2018 + Commencement 2018 + Ohio Chapter Kościuszko Foundation 2018 Symposium + The Role of Technology in the Nonprofit Sector: Do We Lead It or Does It Lead Us? + Economi...

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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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