Student Employment Opportunities at the Poverty Center

September 1, 2017 / No Comments

The positions have been filled. Thank you to all who applied. Future student employee positions will be posted as available. The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development has two positions open for graduate student assistants. The positions are open to any CWRU graduate students; preferre...

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Standing Tall for Social Justice Movement

January 25, 2017 / No Comments

The Standing Tall for Social Justice movement grew out of a joint collaboration between Faculty and Students at the Mandel School. The powerful statement below was crafted by Mandel School students in response to the contentious political climate and serves as a call to action – for student...

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Rob Fischer on School Performance and Socio-Economic Status

October 12, 2016 / No Comments

Dr. Robert Fischer, co-director of the Poverty Center, spoke about how the socioeconomic status influence children’s school performance to The Plain Dealer in “Poor students can lag four years behind rich ones nationwide: See where your school district stands academically, economicall...

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5 Questions for Mandel School Student Valentino Zullo

July 12, 2014 / No Comments

The CWRU Daily has profiled Mandel School student Valentino Zullo in one of their popular “5 Questions” features. A second-year MSSA student, Valentino is in the Direct Practice concentration specializing in Adult Mental Health, and he combines his passion for social work with his pas...

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MSSA Student Combines Love of Social Work and Superheroes

June 5, 2014 / No Comments

MSSA student and comics scholar Valentino Zullo’s motto is “Literature, social justice and the superhero way!” He’s spreading that gospel at a series of speaking engagements at the Cleveland Public Library. On Saturday, June 7, he will present “Superhistory! The Orig...

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