Social Work News
Dr. Robert Hasson recently had a new article published in the Journal of Social Service Research. The article examines educational services for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in the United States. https://social-work.providence.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/74/2022/08/UC-Education-Services-PRS-Dr.-Hasson-SWK.pdf
Alumni continue to reap value of College Leadership Rhode Island programThomas Heavren ’19
Through experiential learning, this one-year, tuition-free program allows students to explore careers in the nonprofit, private, public, and philanthropic sectors, while developing the skills, know-how, and networks to develop their professional personas and build futures as engaged Rhode Island citizens. Learn more about Tommy’s experience.
Social work to hospital presidentShannon Rafferty Sullivan ’00
The social work major and member of the Class of 2000 was named president and chief operating officer for Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, and she oversaw the transformation of a suburban office building into one of Rhode Island’s field hospitals in just 23 days. Sullivan described how her career evolved from clinical social work to operations and the classes and professors at Providence College that inspire her today.
Statement on January 6, 2021This is a statement from the Social Work Department regarding the violence and events that occurred on January 6 in Washington DC.
On January 6 our nation experienced a collective shock as a violent insurrection occurred in the heart of democracy, the US Capitol building in Washington DC … [Click to View Full Statement]
Together, here i stand (T.H.I.S.)Social work students organize T-shirt display to promote racial justice.
Providence College senior social work majors organized a student-designed T-shirt display known as T.H.I.S. (Together, Here I Stand) to inform and expand the education of students on anti-racism, diversity, and social justice.
jack murphy ’20Fulbright Scholar
Throughout his four years at Providence College, Jack Murphy ’20 was able to explore his passion for social justice in Guatemala, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Now the social work and Spanish double major has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Paraguay — one of only two such awards granted each year to students from the United States.