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Professor Willie Tolliver Receives Hunter College Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College is proud to announce that Professor Willie Tolliver has received the 2018 Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching for Full-Time Faculty from Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab. This distinguished annual award recognizes one full-time Hunter faculty member who demonstrates outstanding teaching capability, talent, and commitment to their students. Nominations for the award came from across the College.

Professor Jama Shelton Named LGBTQ Leader to Watch by City & State

Jama Shelton, Assistant Professor at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, has been recognized as an emerging LGBTQ leader in New York by the widely respected media organization City & State.

Professor Shelton is one of 10 individuals on this year’s Pride “Watch List” – part of City & State’s annual recognition of “the most influential LGBTQ leaders in government relations, business, culture and social services.”

2018 Rosenbloom Lecture Brings Historical Insight to Today’s Refugee Crisis

On Wednesday evening, April 25, the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College held our sixth annual Maria Rosenbloom Memorial Lecture: Lessons from the Holocaust for the 21st Century Refugee Crisis. The Rosenbloom Memorial Lecture Series honors the legacy of our former colleague Professor Maria Rosenbloom, an inestimable and fierce advocate for social justice who was committed to educating about the Holocaust as well as the experiences of refugees around the world.