A youth-led community forum in partnership with Bright Star Church of Bronzeville was held to share research findings from the Saving Lives, Inspiring Youth Cross-age Mentoring Program. The program, funded by the Department of Justice and After School Matters and located in four high-poverty, high-crime communities in Chicago, empowered high school youth to mentor community …
Memorable photos from commencement ceremony of our Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work, the ceremony took place at our Lake Shore Campus, on May 8, 2019.
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 …
Last week, the Student Services department hosted the first Internship Fair for all current MSW students seeking internships. Practical experience, or fieldwork, is built into the MSW social work curriculum. All fieldwork experiences are credit-bearing internships, which offer students an opportunity to integrate and apply their academic knowledge in a real-world setting and prepare them for the …
LUC School of Social Work was well represented at the Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting (APM). The annual event took place in Orlando, Florida on November 2018. Our delegation was able to connect with other social work educators, students, deans, and directors. Photo Credit: Professor Shirley Simon