Silberman Shines at Major Social Work Research Conference

The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College was well-represented with an impressive,  productive delegation at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), held in January in San Francisco, CA.

This year’s conference theme, Ending Gender-Based, Family and Community Violence, spurred crucial conversations bridging social work research, practice, and education – and echoing the mission and values of both the Silberman community and the social work profession. Hundreds of attendees came together from around the country and the world to take part.

Hunter College Mourns the Loss of Friend and Supporter Lois Silberman

Hunter College mourns the loss of Lois Silberman, a visionary philanthropist, who along with her beloved husband Buddy, had a deep commitment to social work education as a catalyst to improve NYC communities.

In the 1960s, Silbermans’ generosity helped Hunter build its renowned School of Social Work on East 79th Street. With their continued financial support and guidance, the School’s reputation flourished. Fifty years later, the Silberman family made possible the transformative relocation of our Social Work School to East Harlem, which we proudly rededicated as the Silberman School of Social Work.

Silberman Faculty Members to Present at Society for Social Work & Research Annual Conference

The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College is proud to recognize each of its outstanding faculty members who will be presenting at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2019 Annual Conference this week in San Francisco.

With this strong showing of sixteen faculty presenters at the Annual Conference, the Silberman School of Social Work exemplifies its commitment to social work research excellence – a commitment manifest in our classrooms, field practica, and community partnerships throughout the year.

SSSW Professor S.J. Dodd Receives NIH Grant to Reduce Ethnic and Racial Cancer Disparities

The Silberman School of Social Work’s Professor Sarah-Jane (S.J.) Dodd has been awarded a cooperative agreement grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as part of a major NCI-funded collaboration announced this month between Hunter College and Temple University to reduce cancer-related health disparities in the New York-Philadelphia corridor.

Associate Dean Gary Mallon Delivers Keynote at Global Conference in Portugal

Earlier this month in Porto, Portugal, Associate Dean Dr. Gary Mallon delivered a keynote address at the fifteenth annual international conference of the European Scientific Association on Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents (EUSARF). Speaking to 700 participants from 45 countries, Dr. Mallon’s talk was titled, “Let’s Get this Straight – We aren’t: Building Professional Competency Toward Working with LGBTQ Youth in Schools and Residential Settings.”