School of Social Work


It is with a most heavy heart that we share the shattering news that David Zysk, a current BSW senior, died over last weekend. David was beloved here in the SSW and he was an outstanding student with great promise in our field.
Congratulations to concentration year MSW student Jennifer Dimond, this year’s recipient of the M.Dawn Simpson Award
We have openings in SWO 502, Critical Thinking about Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Attention Prospective MSW Applicants: Scholarship applications now available! See if you are eligible for the Expanding Horizons Scholarship....
Hearts, Minds & Homes is an art and civic listening dialogue on gentrification, homelessness, and housing in Portland, operating with the premise of using stories to support community-engaged design and development for affordable, innovative housing.
Artist Muhsana Ali taking photo in Mart, TX
Senegal-based artist Muhsana Ali will speak about her creative place making and community art practice, including the Mart Community Project in Mart, Texas, on Thursday, October 30.
Using a digital storytelling project, Dr. Gerstenblatt's Oral History and Social Work class makes the connection between individual and collective narratives, and how they inform social work practice.
Hermeet Kohli
Hermeet Kohli, assistant professor of social work and honors, receives the Donald Harward Award for Faculty Service-Learning Excellence.
Seniors Robert Marcroft and Lida Holst recently had their columns exmaning Portland's poor and homeless appear in local newspapers.
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The School of Social Work at the University of Southern Maine is pleased to announce that it has received reaccreditation of the school’s Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and Master of Social Work programs from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Both the undergraduate and graduate programs will remain accredited until 2021.


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