Impacting Poverty

Dr. Philip Hong and his colleagues traveled to Dublin, Ireland this summer to present and participate in a poster session at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development. Their presentation: “Teams, Tools and Hope-Enhancement Strategies: A Multifaceted Approach to Impacting Poverty,” focused on the findings from research studies conducted by Dr. …
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CROSS selected in top 100 nominees for innovation

Dr. Philip Hong; People’s Choice Award Ballot for the Chicago Innovation Award This past September, Dr. Hong participated in the Chicago Innovation Awards Dinner, out of 519 nominees the judges selected The Center for Research on Self-Sufficiency (CROSS), to be in the top 100 nominees. This event celebrated all nominees and provided a great opportunity …
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CROSS secures funding

The Center for Research on Self-Sufficiency (CROSS) secured $120,000 in funding from the Lloyd A Fry Foundation for the Transforming Impossible into Possible (TIP)® Institute for agency engagement using the TIP program and psychological self-sufficiency or PSS research. This work will help develop a community network of agencies to lead bottom-up systematic change.  

Students at the NASW Conference

Jason Pica currently part of the Masters of Social Work program at Loyola University and Kevin Miller MA in Sociology also from Loyola University Chicago and Director of Empowering Counseling Program’s After School Matters, presented at the National Association of Social Workers 2018 Conference. The conference took place in Washington DC, Jason and Kevin shared the …
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13th Annual FSPP Summer Institute

Family School Partnership Program Summer Institute (FSPP) The 13th edition of the FSSPP Summer Institute took place this past July 2018, at Loyola’s Water Tower Campus. In attendance, practitioners and researchers from IL, Florida, Utah, and Missouri. Loyola’s own PhD students, also presented their work on school social work as part of the 3-day event. Loyola …
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Rome Study Abroad 2018

In June 2018, Professors John Orwat & Jonathan Singer took a select group of MSW students for a study abroad experience to the eternal city of Rome, Italy. Over the course of two weeks, students took advanced social work courses that counted towards their Master of Social Work: 617 Clinical Interventions and 602/610 Advanced Policy. The trip included great …
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Photo Gallery Beijing Study Abroad 2018

Beijing, China Professors Amy Krings PhD. and Nathan Perkins PhD. shared a great experience alongside the group of students participating in the China Summer 2018 Study abroad program. Excursions Great Wall of China, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Pearl Market, and other historic sites. Learning Objectives & Courses Comparative Research Methods and Social …
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