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Welcome to Alumni Day 2013!

Beginning April 1st, the cost increases to $35 for the day

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Event Details

Alumni Day 2013
Back to School:  Reconnecting with CUSSW

Friday, April 12, 2013  |  9:00am - 6:00pm 
Columbia University School of Social Work

Schedule for the Day

Check-In and Light Breakfast
9:45am Introduction and Welcome
10:00am Keynote Address:  State of the School with
Dean Jeanette C. Takamura
11:00am Faculty Presentations
  • From Job Stress to Work Success:  Simple Strategies for Improving the Well-Being and Productivity of Social Workers with Mark Preston, Assistant Professor of Social Work
  • Recent Immigration to Canada and the U.S.:  A Mixed Tale of Positive and Negative Relative Selection with Neeraj Kaushal, Associate Professor Work
12:30pm Lunch | Alumni Presentation 
  • Alumna Natalie Rogers '77, founder and president of Talk Power Inc., will provide us with tips and strategies on overcoming anxiety with public speaking.
1:30pm Hall of Fame Panel Presentation
  • Mary Fetchet '94, Founding Director, Voices of September 11th
  • Paul Kurzman '64, Professor, Hunter College School of Social Work
  • Sadye Logan '80DSW, Professor, University of South Carolina School of Social Work
2:45pm Faculty and Alumni Presentations
  • Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness in the Latino Community with Leopoldo Cabassa, Assistant Professor of Social Work
  • The Urgent Need for Social Work in Africa with Janet Lerner '88PhD | Felix Muchomba, CUSSW PhD student | Dr. Jemima Frimpong, Assistant Professor of Health and Policy Management, MSPH | moderated by Jessica Kahn '06PhD | sponsored by the CUSSW Alumni Association Committee on Doctoral Graduates
  • Meeting for CUSSW African American Alumni with Joan Arnold '78 | Ron Davis '78 | Eleanor Reid '78 |  Stanley Whing '78 | Cassaundra Williams '78
4:00pm Hall of Fame Reception
  • Mary Fetchet '94
  • Paul Kurzman '64
  • Sadye Logan '80DSW
  • Shelton Granger '47 (pioneer, in memoriam)
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