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Daniela Clark

BRAVE Offers Remote Resources During COVID

BRAVE (Building Resilience Against Violence Engagement) Program staff are using various methods to make contact with BRAVE students and their families on a weekly basis, including: Virtual engagement with games and activities through Zoom and Kahoot Ongoing contact using Google Phone Individual packets of information/activities sent through the postal service Assure home access to electronic …
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Dr. Michael Dentato received the 2020 Langerbeck Award for Undergraduate Research Mentoring

2020 Langerbeck Award for Undergraduate Research Mentoring has been awarded to Michael Dentato, PhD, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work. The Langerbeck Award is one of the University wide teaching awards, and is awarded to a faculty member who “shows extraordinary success in providing intensive individual research experiences for undergraduate students.” We at …
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Social work faculty leads major initiative by the Jesuit Migration Network of U.S. and Canada

Maria Vidal de Haymes has been designated as the Teaching and Research Dimension Coordinator of the Jesuit Migration Network of U.S. and Canada (JMN-US/Canada). The JMN-US/Canada provides a platform for parishes, schools, universities, social centers, retreat houses, and other ministries rooted in Ignatian spirituality and tradition to come together across provinces and sectors to discuss, …
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Building Relationships, Understandings, Competencies, and Solidarity

This spring and summer Loyola BSW, MSW, Anthropology, and Stritch School of Medicine students participated in several migration-focused immersion programs with students from the Univeridad Iberoamericana-Mexico City and the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente, ITESO. The immersion programs took place on the Mexico/U.S. border and in Mexico City and Chicago with the …
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Annual Ignatian Service Day

Loyola hosted its annual Ignatian Service Day on Friday, July 26. MSW student, David Wilson, showed his support at the HHCD Lawson House where he is also completing his internship. (Pictured left to right: Loyola staff volunteer, David Wilson, Lawson House resident, and Loyola staff volunteer).

Sister Magda at Loyola University Chicago

Last week’s event, “Central Americans in Exodus -What Can We Do To Help?” was hosted at our WTC campus in partnership with Alianza Americas & CAFEMIN. The presenter, Sister Magda (Magdalena Silva Rentería), founder and Director of the CAFEMIN shelter for women and children in Mexico City and Coordinator of a national network of shelters …
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Loyola at UN Social Work Day 2019

Social Work Day at the United Nations is an annual programme of the International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of Schools of Social Work. The theme of this thirty-sixth annual programme is child protection. (Watch Recorded Video of the Session). Students and recent alums experienced the event and the preceding Student Conference …
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Social Work students at President’s Medallion 2018

We are proud of our students Suzanne Cuellar and Meaghan Tomasiewicz for their work and recognition in the 2018 Agents of Change-President’s Medallion reception. Suzanne Cuellar (Read full bio) Hometown: Houston, Texas Major: Master of Social Work and Master of Arts in Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Expected Graduation: 2019 Meaghan Tomasiewicz (Read full bio) Hometown: Monroe, …
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