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Mar 24, 2021

CSW New American Scholarship: Social Work Students Committed to Serving Refugees in Central Ohio & Abroad

Among some of our country’s most vulnerable, and marginalized, populations are New Americans. Specific to central Ohio, our immigrant and refugee residents are essential to the diversity and vitality of the city and remain critical to the social and economic development we all desire for our community.  That said, there are severe gaps in the […]

Mar 23, 2021

Meet The President: DaVonti’ Haynes On How All Alumni Can Benefit from Alumni Society Membership

Since its charter nearly 50 years ago, The Social Work Alumni Society has remained committed to uplifting the goals and missions of The Ohio State University and College of Social Work, while also providing opportunities for alumni fellowship and support. Current president, DaVonti’ Haynes (MSW, 2018), who began serving on the Executive Committee during his […]

Mar 22, 2021

Men of Our H.O.O.D.: Ohio State Alumni Develop School-Based Non-Profit for Young Black Men in Columbus

Nearly 40 years ago in Newark, New Jersey, four young black men made a pact that despite any life obstacles and challenges, they would all become doctors. This agreement became the basis for The Pact, a book chronicling their journey from high school to medical school graduation. Just over three years ago in Columbus, six […]

Mar 21, 2021

Dr. Beverly Toomey on Welcoming & Supporting New Americans

After over two decades of retirement, Dr. Beverly G. Toomey (MSW, 1974 and PhD, 1977), College of Social Work Professor Emeritus, remains deeply passionate about social change and education, especially for students aiming to open doors for the most vulnerable groups in our world. “Understanding who people are and where they come from is so […]