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Do you know an alumna/us who has made a significant contribution to the field of social work or social welfare?

If so, nominate him/her now for one of the Boston College Social Work 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
(see details below)
2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations

We invite all GSSW alumni to nominate a MSW or Doctoral Alumna/us who they feel has made a significant contribution to the profession of social work. 


This year we will be presenting two awards:
1. Distinguished Alumni Award
2. Distinguished Recent Graduate Award (for alumni who have graduated within the last 5-10 years)

Distinguished Alumni Award 2014
Distinguished Recent Graduate Award 2014

DEADLINE for voting is November 1, 2013 by 5:00 pm 

Current BC GSSW Alumni Association Board members and BC GSSW staff are not eligible. Both the award winner and the person who nominates him/her should be able to attend the Diversity Conference/Alumni Award Event on January 10, 2014.
Get Involved
Call for Alumni interested in volunteering
- whether for one hour or for one year -
with the BC GSSW Alumni Association and Board 


The mission of the BC GSSW Alumni Association is to represent alumni and facilitate their continued commitment to and involvement in the activities and direction of the school, the social work profession, and the social welfare field. All alumni are welcome to participate. GSSW Alumni Association Board members participate in committees, or help with an event that matches their interests and serves the needs of the Board and school.

Interested or have questions? Please contact Alumni Board President, Emily Greising at
Looking to (re)Connect with
NYC Alumni?

Career Services Director, Cindy Snell recently had the opportunity to meet with several GSSW alumni in the NYC area while attending the Idealist.Org Graduate School Fair. They had a great time reconnecting and are looking to build on that experience.

If you are in the NYC area and are interested in reconnecting by strengthening your ties with fellow alums, or in supporting the efforts of the Career Services or Admissions Offices, please contact Cindy at

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Friday morning  
January 10, 2014 
8:30 - Noon 
McGuinn Hall

3 CEUs offered  

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Elise M. Beaulieu, MSW '80, was selected as the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient by the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. Read more and watch the video from last year's event.


The BC Social Work Magazine 2013 issue showcases new  initiatives launched by the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work.