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Dear BC Social Work Community,

Do you know a BC Social Work alum who has made a significant contribution to the field of social work or social welfare?

If so, nominate him or her now for one of the Boston College Social Work 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
(see details below)

2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations

We invite all BC Social Work alumni to nominate a MSW or Doctoral alum 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)

Nomination for 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award 

Nomination for 2015 Distinguished Recent Graduate Award 

NOMINATION DEADLINE: November 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.

Note: Current BC Social Work Alumni Association Board members and staff are not eligible. Both the award winner and the person who nominated him or her should be able to attend the Diversity Conference & Alumni Awards Event on January 9, 2015.

BC Social Work School-Wide
Celebration Event

6:00 - 8:00 p.m., McGuinn Hall 121 Auditorium + Lobby    

Alumni are invited to join the BC Social Work faculty, students, and staff in a school-wide celebration of: Who we are, Where we are, and What we do!

Join us for this celebratory and participatory event that will feature: 

  • An official recognition of our school name change to: Boston College School of Social Work  
  • Messages of congratulations from "around the school and the world" displayed through videos, photos, social media, and more
  • Faculty, student, and staff "surprise" celebrations and presentations of our school initiatives and programs.

Watch for more event details to be sent in the coming weeks and on social media for opportunities to take part in our school celebration.

Get Involved

Call for Alumni interested in volunteering
-- whether for one hour or for one year --
with the BC Social Work Alumni Association and Board

The mission of the BC Social Work 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. Alumni Association Board members participate in committees or help with an event that matches their interests and serves the needs of the Board and the school.

Interested or have questions? Please contact
Emily Greising, Alumni Board President, 

McGuinn Hall, 140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
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"Is There a Future for Catholic Health and Social Services?"
November 5, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Moderated by Dean Alberto Godenzi. Register >>


Career Networking Night
November 6, 2014, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., McGuinn 521. 2 CEUs. Annual event for alumni and students. Informal networking and a short panel discussion. Event details >>


"Justice, Diversity & Race": Diversity Conference & Alumni Awards Event
January 9, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - noon, McGuinn Hall. 3 CEUs. Watch for event invitation in December.


In 2014, Amy Vosburg-Casey, MSW/JD '01, received the Distinguished Alumni Award and Erin McAleer, MSW '05, received the Distinguished Recent Graduate Award. Read more and watch the video from last year's event.

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