Past Events

April 2024

  • Fri,
    Apr 5
    Proud to be Mandel flyer with event description and photo of dean
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Proud to be Mandel

    With spring break in the rearview mirror and preparations for commencement in full swing, Case Western Reserve University’s campus is bustling with activity. Yet there is still much to look forward to before the end of the academic year! Join Dean Dexter Voisin for a virtual event, “Proud to be…

  • Wed,
    Apr 3
    Jessica Wojtalik Headshot
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Impact Talk | Jessica Wojtalik: "Improving Functional Recovery in Serious Mental Illness"

    Learn how careers in social work are making a difference in society! You're invited to join the Mandel School for our 2024 Impact Talk series—four excellent opportunities to be inspired by our faculty and staff and their specializations. The events will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m., with the…

  • Tue,
    Apr 2
    MT Connolly headshot with her book, "The Measure of our Age"
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Re-envisioning Long-Term Care

    Why have the problems been so intractable and how can we do better? The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing welcomes The Measure of Our Age author MT Connolly, JD, on April 26, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Health Education Campus at Case Western Reserve University and virtually. During this…

  • Mon,
    Apr 1
    MT Connolly headshot with her book, "The Measure of our Age"
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    How Stories Reveal Ethical Conundrums of Aging

    How do we do the right thing? Grappling with the ethical challenges of long lives. Join the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and the Bioethics Department at the School of Medicine for an evening of interdisciplinary discussions facilitated by acclaimed author and…

  • Mon,
    Apr 1
    MT Connolly headshot with her book, "The Measure of our Age"
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Hopeful New Approaches to Elder Justice

    A discussion with acclaimed author and elder justice expert MT Connolly and Ohio leaders to build awareness of elder justice, elder mistreatment prevention and approaches to security in later life in the Cleveland community. The University Center on Aging and Health at Case Western Reserve…

March 2024

February 2024

  • Thu,
    Feb 22
    Woman chatting with another woman on a laptop
    12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Master of Social Work (MSW) Virtual Information Session

    Join us to learn about our Master of Social Work (MSW) program and discover why U.S. News and World Report ranks us #9 in the nation and #1 in Ohio.  Admissions staff will share how Equity, Innovation and Transformation are embedded into the student experience. We will review our innovative…

  • Wed,
    Feb 21
    Ringvorlesung: Aktuelle Perspektiven auf Soziale Arbeit event flyer
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Beyond professional boundaries: Underrepresented histories of American social work in the 19th and 20th centuries

    Attend this free lecture provided by a Mandel School staff member on the history of social work. Most American social work histories argued that white reformer women in Northern cities professionalized social work by taking a maternalistic and scientific approach to social problems between 1870…

  • Tue,
    Feb 20
    Mindful Activity Hour pink event flyer
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    UH&CS: Mindful Activity Hour

    Mindful Activity Hour is back again this month! Join University Health and Counseling Services (UH&CS) on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. The featured craft will be sensory-focused with DIY stress balls and mini sensory bottles. There will also be the usual mindful activities: play-doh,…

  • Thu,
    Feb 8
    Girl smiling at her laptop with her hand on her chin
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) Virtual Information Session

    Join us to learn more about our fully in-person masters and certificate program in nonprofit management (MNO). We will review the curriculum, structure and strengths of the program with Rob Fischer, MNO program director and co-director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development.…

  • Wed,
    Feb 7
    Mortar board cap with "Scholarship" written on it placed on top of $100 bills
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Paying for Grad School

    Members of the Case Western Reserve University community are invited to join the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences for a “Paying for Graduate School” information session Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. via Zoom. During this session, attendees will learn about the…

January 2024

  • Wed,
    Jan 31
    Human Trafficking Awareness Month Discussion Panel flyer
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Human Trafficking Awareness Month Discussion Panel

    Join the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women for a moderated panel discussion with a multidisciplinary team of experts in human trafficking, featuring members of the CWRU Mandel School—doctoral student Carina Montoya and young alumna Jasmine Myers (MSW '23),—CWRU School of Law, CWRU Mather Center…

  • Mon,
    Jan 29
    Licensure 101: Your Frequently Asked Questions graphic poster
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Licensure 101: Your Frequently Asked Questions

    Calling all MSW students! Want to learn more about getting your social work license? Join the Mandel School Student Services team on Monday, Jan. 29, from 6 to 7 p.m., via Zoom, for an interactive, informational session that will provide an overview of social work licensing. We will cover the…

  • Wed,
    Jan 24
    group of tables with different field education groups in Noble Commons
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Practicum Education Fair

    The Practicum Education Fair will provide an opportunity for students to meet face-to-face with organizations and agencies with whom they might like to learn from during their specialized placement process. It's also a great opportunity for faculty and staff to interact with our community partners…

  • Fri,
    Jan 19
    words: Social Work Excellence in Field Education
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    New Field Instructor Training

    This training opportunity is intended for new field instructors and task supervisors hosting a Mandel School student for the first time, as well as for those who have not attended this training in the past two years. The Field Education Department requires all new field instructors participate in…

  • Wed,
    Jan 17
    Panel discussion in Nobel Commons
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Specialized Placement Process Meeting with Student Panel

    The Specialized Placement Process Meeting is for all first-year students proceeding with specialized practicum. It will feature a panel of second-year students for you to ask questions.

  • Fri,
    Jan 12
    words: Social Work Excellence in Field Education
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Field Instructor Training: Addressing Cultural Insensitivity – Navigating and Responding to Inappropriate Comments with Professionalism

    In an effort to develop the necessary practice skills related to antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion (ADEI), community field instructors are invited to join an upcoming training hosted by the Mandel School’s Field Education Department.  This two-hour Zoom-based training will provide social…

  • Wed,
    Jan 10
    - Sun,
    Jan 14
    "Re-centering and Democratizing Knowledge: The Next 30 Years of Social Work Science"
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    SSWR 2024 Annual Conference

    The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Annual Conference is taking place this year Jan. 10–14, in Washington, D.C. It will feature social work education presentations, an exhibit hall and networking opportunities. The conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of…

  • Fri,
    Jan 5
    words: Social Work Excellence in Field Education
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Field First Friday

    All field instructors and task supervisors are welcome. No registration is needed.

December 2023

  • Fri,
    Dec 15
    Mortar board cap with "Scholarship" written on it placed on top of $100 bills
    12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Paying for Grad School

    Join us virtually to learn more about our various opportunities for scholarships, the CWRU employee tuition waiver benefits, and financial aid specific to our Master's of Social Work (MSW), Master's of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO), and various certificates. This virtual discussion will be led by…

  • Wed,
    Dec 13
    Woman chatting with another woman on a laptop
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Master of Social Work (MSW) Virtual Information Session

    Join us to learn about our Master of Social Work (MSW) program, and discover why U.S. News and World Report ranks us #9 in the nation and #1 in Ohio.  Richard Sigg, director of recruitment and enrollment, will share how equity, innovation and transformation are embedded into the student experience…

  • Tue,
    Dec 5
    Image of outside photo of Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences with trees and front plaza with steps
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) Virtual Information Session

    Join us to learn more about our fully in-person masters and certificate program in nonprofit management (MNO). We will review the curriculum, structure and strengths of the program with Rob Fischer, MNO program director and co-director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development.…

  • Fri,
    Dec 1
    "Research Colloquium |  Implementing and Adapting Cognitive Enhancement Therapy for Schizophrenia and Related Conditions with Shaun M. Eack, PhD, MSW"
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Research Colloquium: Implementing and Adapting Cognitive Enhancement Therapy for Schizophrenia and Related Conditions

    Join the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences for a research colloquium with Shaun M. Eack, PhD, MSW, James and Noel Browne Endowed Chair at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work. Eack is a leading national scholar on severe mental illness. He has…

November 2023

  • Thu,
    Nov 30
    "Community Conversations" against a blue Cleveland skyline
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Community Conversations – Local Government 101: What Your Elected Official Can Do for You

    “Government of the people, by the people, for the people.” That is a phrase that many Americans are aware of, but what does government for the people look like? And how can an individual successfully interact with their local elected officials beyond simply casting a ballot on election day? United…

  • Tue,
    Nov 28
    "#GivingTuesdayatCWRU" logo
    12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Giving Tuesday

    Giving Tuesday occurs each year the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It’s a global day of giving fueled by our collective generosity. It is about creating a culture of philanthropy, gratitude and giving back. Giving Tuesday, marked this year on Nov. 28, is about bringing together all those who love…

  • Mon,
    Nov 20
    Adrianne Fletcher headshot
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Profiles of Inclusive Excellence Speaker Series featuring Adrianne Fletcher

    The African American Alumni Association, in partnership with Case Western Reserve University’s Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Engagement and the African and African American Studies minor, invites you to join them virtually for their Profiles of Inclusive Excellence Speaker Series. This…

  • Thu,
    Nov 16
    - Fri,
    Nov 17
    NASW Ohio Chapter
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    NASW Ohio Chapter 2023 Annual Conference

    The NASW Ohio Annual Statewide Social Work Conference brings together 300+ social workers and 50+ sponsoring organizations from around the state of Ohio for two days of learning, resource sharing and connection.  Attendees are able to earn 30+ Social Work CEUs between in-person and virtual content…

  • Tue,
    Nov 14
    Image of outside photo of Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences with trees and front plaza with steps
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    MSW Information Session

    Join us to learn about the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University’s Master of Social Work. Discover why US News and World Report ranks us #9 in the nation and #1 in Ohio. Admissions staff will share how “Equity. Innovation.…

  • Thu,
    Nov 9
    Girl smiling at her laptop with her hand on her chin
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Master's of Nonprofit Organizations Information Session

    Join us to learn more about the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University's fully in-person master's and certificate program in nonprofit management (MNO). We will review the curriculum, structure and strengths of the program with director…

October 2023

  • Mon,
    Oct 30
    Female presenting student holding an Ohio state shaped cookie with Cle <3
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Mandel Student Experience Panel

    Hear from a panel of current Mandel full-time, on-campus second year students: Ewurabena, Community Practice for Social Change MSW student from Ghana Caroline, Health Path of Study Dual Degree MSW/MNO student from Chicago Ally, Mental Health with Children & Adolescents MSW student from…

  • Sat,
    Oct 28
    Angela Newman-White headshot
    8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

    Celebrate Sisterhood 2023

    Celebrate Sisterhood 2023 Multicultural Women’s Health & Wellness Summit Generational Health: Resilience, Revival, and Restoration! Commemorating 20 Years of Dedication to Multicultural Women’s Health Celebrate Sisterhood is a program dedicated to educating, energizing, and empowering…

  • Thu,
    Oct 26
    PhD student being sashed
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    October Doctoral Program Open House Webinar

    To learn about our full-time and part-time study options, cutting-edge curriculum, nationally recognized faculty, student financial support and admissions process for the entering Fall 2024 cohort, we encourage you to join an interactive Zoom meeting with our interim program chair, Sonia Minnes.…

  • Thu,
    Oct 26
    - Sun,
    Oct 29
    "It's time to act" CSWE 2023 slogan
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    CSWE 2023 Annual Program Meeting

    The Council on Social Work Education's (CSWE) 68th Annual Program Meeting (APM) is the place where social work education professionals collaborate, learn, teach and grow. This year’s APM theme is Leading Critical Conversations: Human Rights Are Global Rights and will feature social work education…

  • Thu,
    Oct 19
    student in front of building with words School of Social Work
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    MSW Information Session

    Join Lisa Strausbaugh, assistant director of admissions, to learn about the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University’s Master of Social Work. Discover why US News and World Report ranks us #9 in the nation and #1 in Ohio, and meet current…

  • Fri,
    Oct 13
    Open laptop on a desk with "Job Fair" on it
    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Fall 2023 CWRU Virtual Career Fair

    Meet with employers and recruiters, virtually, using the virtual fair platform in Handshake. Meet with employers one-on-one or in group information sessions to learn about opportunities to advance your career. Learn more.

  • Thu,
    Oct 12
    - Sun,
    Oct 15
    Homecoming & Reunion Celebration | students / alumni / parents & families
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    Homecoming and Reunion 2023

    Welcome back, alumni! Recognizing the Mandel School reunion classes of 1973, 1983, 1993, 1998 and 2013 – Special Celebrations for 50th, 40th, 30th, 25th and 10th Reunions! The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and Dean Dexter R. Voisin look forward to welcoming you…

September 2023

  • Thu,
    Sep 28
    Student talking to a hiring manager at career fair
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Fall 2023 CWRU Career Fair

    This on-campus event is an ideal opportunity to meet with recruiters for hiring opportunities including internships, co-ops, practicum, and full time jobs. Employers will be recruiting students of all majors for opportunities. Employers typically send CWRU alumni as representatives, so this is a…

  • Tue,
    Sep 26
    Francisca García-Cobián Richter
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    September 2023 Swetland Seminar

    Building upon the FAIR principles of (meta)data (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable) and drawing from research in the social, health, and data sciences, we propose a framework -FAIR2 (Frame, Articulate, Identify, Report) - for identifying and addressing discrimination bias in social…

  • Thu,
    Sep 21
    Profile of young woman in graduation robe and cap
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    September Doctoral Program Open House Webinar

    To learn about our full-time and part-time study options, cutting-edge curriculum, nationally recognized faculty, student financial support and admissions process for the entering Fall 2024 cohort, we encourage you to join an interactive Zoom meeting with our interim program chair, Sonia Minnes.…

  • Thu,
    Sep 21
    Kelvin Smith Library exterior
    4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Uncontained: They Wanna See Me Fall - Opening Reception

    The Social Justice Institute announces "Uncontained: They Wanna See Me Fall," an on-campus photography exhibit by local photographer and activist, Donald Black Jr. Featuring 20 photographs, this exhibit is informed by Mr. Black's experience with the evolution of bike riding in Cleveland. This body…

  • Thu,
    Sep 7
    Dan Flannery and Rob Fischer clap during commencement 2023
    4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

    Fall Convocation 2023

    Fall Convocation is the formal celebration that opens each new academic year at Case Western Reserve University. Usually held in late August during the first week of the fall semester, Fall Convocation features keynote remarks from the Elaine G. Hadden Distinguished Visiting Author, along with…

August 2023

  • Tue,
    Aug 29
    Dexter Voisin headshot
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Equity And Inclusion Conference – Next Level Thinking

    It’s time to take your equity and inclusions efforts to the next level: sustainable progress. Join national leaders, and regional equity, inclusion and HR professionals to find out how to get to that next level, at Greater Cleveland Partnership’s annual Equity & Inclusion Conference on Aug. 29…

  • Tue,
    Aug 22
    Anna Bender gets her PhD hood
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    August Doctoral Program Open House Webinar

    To learn about our full-time and part-time study options, cutting-edge curriculum, nationally recognized faculty, student financial support and admissions process for the entering Fall 2024 cohort, we encourage you to join an interactive Zoom meeting with our interim program chair, Sonia Minnes.…

  • Sat,
    Aug 19
    Four students sitting around a table talking
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    Orientation: MSW Intensive Weekend

    Welcome to the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences! We’re looking forward to supporting you throughout the orientation process and sharing essential elements that will help you begin a successful journey in your graduate education and development as a Change Leader.…

  • Thu,
    Aug 17
    - Fri,
    Aug 18
    Tables of students at orientation
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    Orientation: MSW & Dual Degree (MSW/MNO)

    Welcome to the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences! We’re looking forward to supporting you throughout the orientation process and sharing essential elements that will help you begin a successful journey in your graduate education and development as a Change Leader.…

  • Wed,
    Aug 16
    Five students sitting on a ledge and floor in the Mandel Center discussing
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    Orientation: MNO

    Welcome to the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences! We’re looking forward to supporting you throughout the orientation process and sharing essential elements that will help you begin a successful journey in your graduate education and development as a Change Leader.…

June 2023

  • Wed,
    Jun 21
    Image of outside photo of Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences with trees and front plaza with steps
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    June Doctoral Program Open House Webinar

    To learn about our full-time and part-time study options, cutting-edge curriculum, nationally recognized faculty, student financial support and admissions process for the entering Fall 2024 cohort, we encourage you to join an interactive Zoom meeting with our program chair Victor Groza. Please…

  • Sat,
    Jun 3
    Exterior of Mandel School
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Intensive Weekend MSW Open House

    Join us for an opportunity to experience our MSW Intensive Weekend program. You will have the opportunity to meet and ask questions of current students, faculty and alumni: Director of Intensive Weekend program Intensive Weekend students Intensive Weekend alumni Assistant Director of Financial…

May 2023

  • Fri,
    May 19
    graduates laughing
    10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

    Commencement 2023

    The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is excited to celebrate the achievements of this year's graduates! The ceremony will take place in-person at the Maltz Performing Arts Center's Silver Hall.  Amy Main Morgenstern (SAS '80, MGT '88), president of Main Stream…

  • Wed,
    May 17
    Sheretta Butler-Barnes sitting headshot
    12:50 PM - 1:50 PM

    Sheretta Butler-Barnes Colloquium: "Coping with Race-Related Stress: Racism, Parenting Practices and Racial Socialization Messaging Among Black Parents"

    Sheretta Butler-Barnes is a developmental psychologist who has done scholarly work on the impact of racism and the use of culturally strength-based assets on the educational and health outcomes of Black American families. She is currently an associate professor at the Brown School of Social Work…

  • Thu,
    May 11
    Image of outside photo of Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences with trees and front plaza with steps
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    May Doctoral Program Open House Webinar

    To learn about our full-time and part-time study options, cutting-edge curriculum, nationally recognized faculty, student financial support and admissions process for the entering Fall 2024 cohort, we encourage you to join an interactive Zoom meeting with our program chair Victor Groza. Please…

  • Thu,
    May 4
    Mandel Leadership and Child Welfare Fellows 2023 Capstone Presentations Flyer
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Mandel Leadership and Child Welfare Fellows 2023 Capstone Presentations

    Please join us in person as the Mandel Leadership Fellows and Child Welfare Fellows present their capstone projects via a live poster session on Thursday, May 4, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.  The capstones are culminating scholarly projects completed by the Fellows in conjunction with their courses and…

  • Thu,
    May 4
    Illustration of a man in front of several reporters with microphones
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Hybrid Faculty Group Media Training

    Increased Mandel School visibility at the local, national and international media levels are central to advancing our national ranking and recruiting and engaging prospective and current students, alumni and donors. Sharing our school’s expertise in research, training and education via the media is…

April 2023

  • Thu,
    Apr 27
    Brunch food displayed pretty
    9:00 PM - 12:00 PM

    2023 Field and Adjunct Instructor Appreciation Brunch

    Please join us for the 2023 Field and Adjunct Instructor Appreciation Brunch to celebrate our community partner instructors. To show our appreciation, the event will include: A delicious brunch An awards presentations for the Outstanding Field Instructor and Outstanding Practicum Organization (…

  • Thu,
    Apr 27
    Mandel School Community Gathering flyer
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    Mandel School Community Gathering

    The Community Innovation Network and Mandel Council invite all Mandel School students, faculty and staff to come connect and participate in self-organized conversations.  Mixing and connecting will begin at 12:30 p.m.; the program will officially start at 1 p.m. Food will be provided.

  • Tue,
    Apr 25
    brown bag with apple and clock
    1:00 PM - 1:40 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Mindfulness and Self-Care

    Presented by Marji Edguer's students. Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs, held in-person. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch – drinks and snacks will be provided. We are planning to offer more programming like this as an ongoing series. If you…

  • Tue,
    Apr 25
    Hirokazu Yoshikawa headshot
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Kessler Freedheim Lecture: "Integrating early care, education and poverty reduction – A three-pronged approach to supporting child development at scale"

    The Schubert Center for Child Studies is excited to welcome Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa, the Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU Steinhardt, as the featured speaker for this year's annual Kessler-Freedheim Lecture Series.

  • Wed,
    Apr 19
    Toxic Flyer
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    "Toxic: A Black Woman's Story" Film Screening

    Racism. Toxic stress. Birth outcomes. How are these things intertwined? Join First Year Cleveland and ideastream for a film screening and panel discussion of the short film, Toxic: A Black Woman's Story, which seeks to explore that question. Peer into the world of the film’s lead protagonist,…

  • Wed,
    Apr 19
    Image of outside photo of Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences with trees and front plaza with steps
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    April Doctoral Program Open House Webinar

    To learn about our full-time and part-time study options, cutting-edge curriculum, nationally recognized faculty, student financial support and admissions process for the entering Fall 2024 cohort, we encourage you to join an interactive Zoom meeting with our program chair Victor Groza. Please…

  • Wed,
    Apr 19
    drawing of profile view of human head with gears inside
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Trauma & The Brain Training Series

    Held on the third Wednesday of each month from September 2022 through April 2023. Featuring a guided reading of Dr. Bruce Perry's The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, the Trauma & The Brain Training Series will cover one book chapter each month using facilitated discussion, case review and skills…

  • Tue,
    Apr 18
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:55 PM - 1:50 PM

    Lunch and Learn: "Graduating Student Survey – What are the results and how do we use the data?”

    Presentation by Zoe Wood. Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs, held in-person and via Zoom. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch – drinks and snacks will be provided. We are planning to offer more programming like this as an ongoing series. If…

  • Wed,
    Apr 12
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: "Improving Functional Recovery in Schizophrenia – Integrating Social Work and Cognitive Neuroscience"

    Research Presentation with Jessica Wojtalik.  Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs, held in-person and via Zoom. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch – drinks and snacks will be provided. We are planning to offer more programming like this as an…

  • Tue,
    Apr 11
    First Year Cleveland Lunch and Learn flyer
    12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

    Lunch and Learn: First Year Cleveland

    Mandel School students, faculty and staff are invited to an introduction to First Year Cleveland. Come learn why the organization exists, it's community-reorientation at the Mandel School, and hear from new Executive Director Angela Newman-White about how they're working to change maternal-infant…

  • Mon,
    Apr 10
    An Update from Nancy Rolock, the Henry L. Zucker Professor: "The Power of Family: Understanding Relationships in Adoption and Guardianship Families" event flyer
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    An Update from Nancy Rolock, the Henry L. Zucker Professor: "The Power of Family: Understanding Relationships in Adoption and Guardianship Families"

    The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences cordially invites you to The Power of Family: Understanding Relationships in Adoption and Guardianship Families by Nancy Rolock, the Henry L. Zucker Professor in Social Work Practice. Join us for updates on her professorship and…

  • Wed,
    Apr 5
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Private Practice Presentation

    Presentation by doctoral student Shellie Vincent. Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs, held in-person and via Zoom. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch – drinks and snacks will be provided. We are planning to offer more programming like this as…

  • Tue,
    Apr 4
    "Day of Giving Make It Possible Case Western Reserve University
    12:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Day of Giving

    Mark your calendars for CWRU’s annual Day of Giving on Tuesday, April 4! This year, we are hosting watch parties in Noble Commons from 12:30 to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6:30 p.m. There will be food, games and many ways to show our students your support. With a focus on participation, strength in numbers…

March 2023

  • Wed,
    Mar 29
    Students networking in Noble Commons
    4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Career Connections Night

    Don’t miss this free, casual event presented by the Mandel School Association Alumni Board. It will provide you with informal group discussions with MSSA/MSW, MNO and PhD alumni advisors and networkers. This is a no-pressure opportunity to meet alumni from all over and obtain essential career…

  • Wed,
    Mar 29
    Dexter Voisin headshot
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Impact Talk | Dexter Voisin: "America the Beautiful and Violent: The Response of Social Work to Anti-Black Racism"

    Learn how careers in social work are making a difference in society! You're invited to join the Mandel School for our 2023 Impact Talk series—four excellent opportunities to be inspired by our faculty and their specializations. The event will be held in Noble Commons and via livestream, and be…

  • Tue,
    Mar 28
    brown bag with apple and clock
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    Lunch and Learn: NASW Student Membership Benefits and Programs

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Hannah Ware from the NASW Ohio Chapter will host an interactive workshop about the benefits of becoming an NASW student member through the Mandel School. NASW membership helps social work students and new…

  • Tue,
    Mar 28
    Exterior of Mandel School
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    March Doctoral Program Open House Webinar

    To learn about our full-time and part-time study options, cutting-edge curriculum, nationally recognized faculty, student financial support and admissions process for the entering Fall 2024 cohort, we encourage you to join an interactive Zoom meeting with our program chair Victor Groza. Please…

  • Thu,
    Mar 23
    Exterior of Mandel School
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) Information Session

    Join us to learn more about the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University's master's and certificate programs in nonprofit management (MNO). Discover how our alumni have made lasting and sustainable impact in their communities through our…

  • Wed,
    Mar 22
    Dana Prince headshot
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Impact Talk | Dana Prince: "Sexual and Gender Minority Youth: The Need for Affirming Care Across the Behavioral and Mental Health Care Systems"

    Learn how careers in social work are making a difference in society! You're invited to join the Mandel School for our 2023 Impact Talk series—four excellent opportunities to be inspired by our faculty and their specializations. The event will be held in Noble Commons and via livestream, and be…

  • Tue,
    Mar 21
    brown bag with apple and clock
    1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

    Lunch and Learn: LGBT Center Pronoun Workshop

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. First-year MSW student Harley French and CWRU LGBT Center Assistant Director Mailey Lorio for an interactive workshop covering everything you need to know about pronouns. We'll discuss: What are pronouns…

  • Fri,
    Mar 17
    A Values-Based Approach to Grant Writing Workshop flyer
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    A Values-Based Approach to Grant Writing Workshop

    Dana Prince, associate professor, will lead a grant writing workshop at the Michigan State University College of Social Science's Consortium for Sexual and Gender Minority Health. What you'll learn:

  • Thu,
    Mar 16
    Changing Human Service Systems to Support Sexual and Gender Minority Youth (SGMY) Thriving flyer
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Changing Human Service Systems to Support Sexual and Gender Minority Youth (SGMY) Thriving

    Dana Prince, associate professor, will be a featured guest speaker at the Michigan State University College of Social Science's Consortium for Sexual and Gender Minority Health. In her presentation, Changing Human Service Systems to Support Sexual and Gender Minority Youth (SGMY) Thriving, she …

  • Wed,
    Mar 15
    drawing of profile view of human head with gears inside
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Trauma & The Brain Training Series

    Held on the third Wednesday of each month from September 2022 through April 2023. Featuring a guided reading of Dr. Bruce Perry's The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, the Trauma & The Brain Training Series will cover one book chapter each month using facilitated discussion, case review and skills…

  • Wed,
    Mar 8
    Francisca Richter headshot
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Impact Talk | Francisca Richter: "Advancing Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ADEI) in Data Sciences for Social Impact"

    Learn how careers in social work are making a difference in society! You're invited to join the Mandel School for our 2023 Impact Talk series—four excellent opportunities to be inspired by our faculty and their specializations. The event will be held in Noble Commons and via livestream, and be…

  • Sat,
    Mar 4
    Exterior of the CWRU social work building
    8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

    Master of Social Work and Master of Nonprofit Organizations Open House

    We look forward to seeing on our campus to learn more about our Master of Social Work and Master of Nonprofit Organizations. Whether you are an accepted student, an applicant or someone wanting to learn more about our degrees programs, this in-person event is for you!

  • Wed,
    Mar 1
    Jaroslaw Richard Romaniuk headshot
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Impact Talk | Richard Romaniuk: "Addiction as a False Survival Instinct"

    Learn how careers in social work are making a difference in society! You're invited to join the Mandel School for our 2023 Impact Talk series—four excellent opportunities to be inspired by our faculty and their specializations. The event will be held in Noble Commons and via livestream, and be…

February 2023

  • Fri,
    Feb 24
    Illustrations of talking heads with word bubbles
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Critical Conversation #6: Opioid Addiction

    The Office of the Provost is undertaking a speaker series that will engage a panel of experts in Critical Conversations. These monthly, cross-disciplinary conversations will cover important—and often controversial—topics from politics to gun violence, to climate change and more. The panel will …

  • Fri,
    Feb 24
    Exterior of Mandel School
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    MSW Intensive Weekend Information Session

    Are you searching for an intimate and innovative graduate experience offered in a cohort model? Join us on Friday, Feb. 24, to learn more about our Intensive Weekend format for our top-ranked MSW program. Designed for working professionals and those at a distance, this program allows you to commute…

  • Thu,
    Feb 23
    Exterior of Mandel School
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Paying for Graduate School Information Session

    Join us on Thursday, Feb. 23, for the chance to learn more about the various opportunities for scholarships and financial aid at the Mandel School. We will be joined by our Assistant Director of Financial Aid Julie Payner who will lead a discussion on financial aid for graduate school. By the end…

  • Wed,
    Feb 22
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Division of Children and Family Services

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Participation in these events can be counted towards your Professional Development (PD) Hours with the approval of your field faculty…

  • Wed,
    Feb 22
    Dean Dexter Voisin leaning with his hands held in front of him
    7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

    Promoting Health Equity in African American Communities 

    Mandel School Dean Dexter Voisin will be giving a keynote DEI presentation, titled Promoting Health Equity in African American Communities, at the Cleveland Clinic's Anesthesiology Institute on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 7 to 8 a.m. More details to come.

  • Tue,
    Feb 21
    Girl smiling at her laptop with her hand on her chin
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Webinar for Accepted Students: A Panel of Current On-Campus Students

    Hear from a panel of current Mandel School full-time, first year students: 4 on-campus MSW students 2 MSW/MNO students 1 MNO student We will cover the first semester realities of graduate school, relocating to Cleveland, OH, social life and juggling multiple roles. You also have the opportunity…

  • Tue,
    Feb 21
    Open notebook with a pen on it in front of a laptop
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Jumpstart Your Professional Writing: Cover Letters, Resumes and More

    Join the Mandel School Student Services team for an interactive workshop focused on professional writing. Learn valuable tips and skills from CWRU's Writing Center and Post-Graduate Planning and Experiential Education offices. Whether you are updating your resume or preparing questions for a field…

  • Wed,
    Feb 15
    drawing of profile view of human head with gears inside
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Trauma & The Brain Training Series

    Held on the third Wednesday of each month from September 2022 through April 2023. Featuring a guided reading of Dr. Bruce Perry's The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, the Trauma & The Brain Training Series will cover one book chapter each month using facilitated discussion, case review and skills…

  • Wed,
    Feb 15
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN)

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Briana McIntosh from the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) will join us for the session to highlight the work of the Center in the community, as well as engage the audience with…

  • Fri,
    Feb 10
    Dexter Voisin headshot
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Black Men Living with HIV in the Presence of a Violence Syndemic: Finding Hope

    Mandel School Dean Dexter Voisin will be giving a presentation, titled Black Men Living with HIV in the Presence of a Violence Syndemic: Finding Hope, at the University of Chicago on Friday, Feb. 10, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Attend via Zoom Meeting ID: 928 3477 3542 Passcode: LabMeeting

  • Wed,
    Feb 8
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Self-Care with University Health & Counseling Services (UH&CS)

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. February is the month for showing your love for the ones closest to you, your family, friends, significant others, etc. The one person we have a tendency to forget is ourselves. Join University Health…

  • Wed,
    Feb 1
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Getting Started With Your Research

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Part 1: Going to the Next Level-Finding Resources at the Harris Library Presenters: Robert Carroll, Kristen Kirchgesler, Sam Skutnik

January 2023

  • Wed,
    Jan 25
    Students shaking hands with employers at a job fair
    11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Field Placement Fair

    As part of the specialized placement process for Second Year students, the Field Education Department will be hosting a Field Education Fair. We will have 33 community partners in attendance, many of which are alumni of the school. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to stop by and say…

  • Tue,
    Jan 24
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:55 PM - 1:50 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Flora Stone Mather Center for Women

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women offers a broad range of education programs,workshops and resources for students, faculty and staff to learn, lead, grow and advance gender equity on the CWRU campus…

  • Fri,
    Jan 20
    Illustration of a man in front of several reporters with microphones
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Faculty Group Media Training

    Increased Mandel School visibility at the local, national and international media levels are central to advancing our national ranking and recruiting and engaging prospective and current students, alumni and donors. Sharing our school’s expertise in research, training and education via the media is…

  • Thu,
    Jan 19
    Exterior of Mandel School
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) Information Session

    Members of the Case Western Reserve University community can learn more about the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences’ master’s and certificate program in nonprofit management. Attendees will discover how program alumni have made lasting and sustainable impacts in…

  • Thu,
    Jan 19
    Social worker talking to a teenager in a session
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Preparing For Your Early Social Work Career

    Do you wonder what your first social work job will be like? Join us to learn what your early career could be in different areas of practice. Seasoned professionals will talk with you about the beginnings of a career in clinical social work, child welfare, school social work, behavioral health and…

  • Wed,
    Jan 18
    drawing of profile view of human head with gears inside
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Trauma & The Brain Training Series

    Held on the third Wednesday of each month from September 2022 through April 2023. Featuring a guided reading of Dr. Bruce Perry's The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, the Trauma & The Brain Training Series will cover one book chapter each month using facilitated discussion, case review and skills…

  • Wed,
    Jan 11
    - Sun,
    Jan 15
    "Social Work Science and Complex Problems: Battling Inequities + Building Solutions" SSWR Logo
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    SSWR 2023 Annual Conference

    The annual Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2023 Conference will feature social work education presentations, an exhibit hall and networking opportunities. The conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of research interests:

December 2022

  • Wed,
    Dec 21
    drawing of profile view of human head with gears inside
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Trauma & The Brain Training Series

    Held on the third Wednesday of each month from September 2022 through April 2023. Featuring a guided reading of Dr. Bruce Perry's The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, the Trauma & The Brain Training Series will cover one book chapter each month using facilitated discussion, case review and skills…

  • Thu,
    Dec 8
    Mark Joseph headshot
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Profiles of Inclusive Excellence Speaker Series featuring Mark L. Joseph

    The African American Alumni Association, in partnership with the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity and the African American Studies Minor, invites members of the Case Western Reserve University community to attend a Profiles of Inclusive Excellence event on Thursday, Dec. 8,…

  • Fri,
    Dec 2
    Illustrations of talking heads with word bubbles
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Critical Conversation #4: Gun Violence & the Second Amendment

    The Office of the Provost is undertaking a speaker series that will engage a panel of experts in Critical Conversations. These monthly, cross-disciplinary conversations will cover important—and often controversial—topics from politics to gun violence, to climate change and more. The panel will …

  • Fri,
    Dec 2
    Peter Hovmand headshot
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Two-Part Community Based System Dynamics Workshop

    Join the Mandel School's associate dean for research and training, in collaboration with the doctoral program, for this free two-part workshop focused on introducing participants to Community Based System Dynamics (CBSD) as a participatory systems science method for engaging and working with…

November 2022

  • Wed,
    Nov 30
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Drive to Justice – A Coalition to End Debt-Related Driver's License Suspensions in Ohio

    Join current MSW student Carlie Freeman and local agency representatives from Neighborhood Connections, Cleveland State University, Gradient and Legal Aid Society to learn more about the collective work to end debt-related driver's license suspensions. Participation in these events can be counted…

  • Thu,
    Nov 17
    - Fri,
    Nov 18
    NASW Ohio Chapter
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    NASW Ohio Chapter 2022 Annual Conference

    The 2022 conference theme is Crossroads: Navigating Challenges to our Profession with Moral Courage. The social work profession is at a crossroads, that much is clear, but how our profession will transform is up to us!  While our profession has gone through times of transition before, we are…

  • Wed,
    Nov 16
    drawing of profile view of human head with gears inside
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Trauma & The Brain Training Series

    Held on the third Wednesday of each month from September 2022 through April 2023. Featuring a guided reading of Dr. Bruce Perry's The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, the Trauma & The Brain Training Series will cover one book chapter each month using facilitated discussion, case review and skills…

  • Wed,
    Nov 16
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Research Presentation with Jessica Wojtalik

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Jessica Wojtalik will give a research presentation. Participation in these events can be counted towards your Professional Development (PD) Hours with the approval of your field faculty advisor. You may…

  • Mon,
    Nov 14
    NIMC Equity and Inclusion Webinar Event Flyer
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Equity and Inclusion: Exploring the Role of Regional Federal Reserve Banks

    Join this roundtable discussion among officials of four Federal Reserve Bank districts as they share their perspectives, roles and the latest innovations to promote greater racial equity and economic inclusion in the communities they serve.  Moderated by Mark Joseph, founding director of the …

  • Thu,
    Nov 10
    - Sun,
    Nov 13
    Leading Critical Conversations: Human Rights Are Global Rights CSWE logo
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    CSWE 2022 Annual Program Meeting

    The Council on Social Work Education's (CSWE) 68th Annual Program Meeting (APM) is the place where social work education professionals collaborate, learn, teach and grow. This year’s APM theme is Leading Critical Conversations: Human Rights Are Global Rights and will feature social work education…

  • Wed,
    Nov 9
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Post-Election Discussion with Mark Chupp and Zoe Wood

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Mark Chupp and Zoe Wood will host a post-election discussion. Participation in these events can be counted towards your Professional Development (PD) Hours with the approval of your field faculty advisor.…

  • Wed,
    Nov 2
    "MRSS You Call Together, We Respond" with a picture of a woman on her phone
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Building a Youth Crisis Care Response: A Moderated Community Partner Event

    The stakes are high for police encounters with youth, especially when the young person is in crisis. Join the Schubert Center for Child Studies for a community conversation where guests will discuss efforts to respond to youth and families in crisis in a relational way rather than relying on law…

  • Wed,
    Nov 2
    Study abroad group in front of old buildings in Poland
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Study Abroad Information Session: Invisible Groups in a New Poland

    All graduate and undergraduate CWRU students are invited to participate in an information session about a three-credit study abroad course to Poland during Spring Break 2023. Invisible Groups in A New Poland focuses on the economic and social changes in Poland since 1989. Come and learn about the…

  • Tue,
    Nov 1
    brown bag with apple and clock
    1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Can Two Walk Together – Social Work and the Legal Profession?

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Participation in these events can be counted towards your Professional Development (PD) Hours with the approval of your field faculty advisor. You may incorporate this activity into your Learning Agreement…

October 2022

  • Fri,
    Oct 28
    Webinar flyer
    3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Roundtable Discussion on Biden Administration's Urban Policy Efforts

    The National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities at Case Western Reserve University’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service, and the Terner Center for Housing…

  • Thu,
    Oct 27
    - Sat,
    Oct 29
    SJI Think Tank Flyer
    5:45 PM - 5:30 PM

    Social Justice Institute 2022 Think Tank

    Join the Social Justice Institute for this special convening of social justice leaders! The vibrant, three-day event will take place on the evenings of Thursday and Friday, Oct. 27 and 28, and all day on Saturday, Oct. 29.  The Think Tank is centered around the theme of “A Balm for What Ails Us:…

  • Thu,
    Oct 27
    IPE Interprofessional Dialogue Flyer
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Interprofessional Dialogues: Micro-practices for Mental Health

    In the early summer of 2020, the Office of Interprofessional and Interdisciplinary Education and Research convened an Interprofessional Dialogues Committee, the goal of which is to create ways to build community among faculty, staff and students within the HEC, across CWRU and throughout the…

  • Wed,
    Oct 26
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: Collage Boxes with Elizabeth Bach

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Elizabeth Bach will guide us through making collage boxes. Participation in these events can be counted towards your Professional Development (PD) Hours with the approval of your field faculty advisor. You…

  • Fri,
    Oct 21
    Jazmin Long Headshot
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    It Takes a Village: Improving Black Infant and Maternal Health

    The Center on Trauma and Adversity is a community partner with the City Club for this forum, as it aligns with their research and studies. Missed this event? Watch Jazmin Long's Oct. 21 City Club talk Described by Verna Houck Motto Professor Sonia Minnes as a "tour de force"

  • Wed,
    Oct 19
    drawing of profile view of human head with gears inside
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Trauma & The Brain Training Series

    Held on the third Wednesday of each month from September 2022 through April 2023. Featuring a guided reading of Dr. Bruce Perry's The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, the Trauma & The Brain Training Series will cover one book chapter each month using facilitated discussion, case review and skills…

  • Wed,
    Oct 19
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: The Trauma Center

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Participation in these events can be counted towards your Professional Development (PD) Hours with the approval of your field faculty advisor. You may incorporate this activity into your Learning Agreement…

  • Tue,
    Oct 18
    - Thu,
    Oct 20
    Ocean at sunset with an orange sky
    1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Mindfulness Matters Week

    Mindfulness Matters Week returns Oct. 18–20. The Case Western Reserve University community will have opportunities to learn about and practice mindfulness with Zoom presentations from mindfulness experts from across the United States. Assistant Professor Marjorie Edguer is one of the faculty…

  • Sat,
    Oct 15
    NASW Social Work Pioneers® 16th Annual Celebration 2022
    10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

    NASW Social Work Pioneers 2022 Celebration

    After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the National Association of Social Worker's (NASW) annual Social Work Pioneers Celebration will be held in-person on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Social Work Pioneer Program honors members of the social work…

  • Wed,
    Oct 12
    brown bag with apple and clock
    12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

    Lunch and Learn: The Writing Center

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Participation in these events can be counted towards your Professional Development (PD) Hours with the approval of your field faculty advisor. You may incorporate this activity into your Learning Agreement…

  • Wed,
    Oct 12
    "Te Hokowhitu a Tū Indigenous knowledge, environments, and wellbeing in Aotearoa"
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    Indigenous Knowledge, Environments and Wellbeing in Aotearoa

    Paora Messiah Te Hurihanganui Paora Te Hurihanganui is a son of the sovereign tribal nation of Ngāti Rangiwewehi and is of Te Arawa, Ngāti Awa and Ngāti Tūwharetoa descent. Previously he led Te Papa Tākaro o Te Arawa an Iwi mandated trust for 15 years as CEO and the Te Arawa and Tuwharetoa…

  • Thu,
    Oct 6
    - Sun,
    Oct 9
    Spartie sitting on the back of a covertible
    7:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Homecoming & Reunion 2022

    Welcome back, alumni! After two years of celebrating our alumni remotely for Homecoming & Reunion, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is looking forward to seeing our valued alumni October 7–8 for an assortment of in-person and virtual events. Please RSVP by…

  • Thu,
    Oct 6
    Open laptop on a desk with "Job Fair" on it
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Virtual Career Fair

    The CWRU Fall 2022 Virtual Career Fair will happen on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 2 to 5 p.m. EST and is open to all CWRU students and alumni. Be sure to use Google Chrome as your browser. Employers who attend this event are interested in recruiting CWRU students and alumni. Participants who attend…

  • Thu,
    Oct 6
    brown bag with apple and clock
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    Lunch and Learn: The Student Run Health Clinic

    Join us for this ongoing series to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Participation in these events can be counted towards your Professional Development (PD) Hours with the approval of your field faculty advisor. You may incorporate this activity into your Learning Agreement…

September 2022

  • Wed,
    Sep 28
    Illustrations of talking heads with word bubbles
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Critical Conversation #1: The Role of Universities and Critical Conversations

    The Office of the Provost is undertaking a speaker series that will engage a panel of experts in Critical Conversations. These monthly, cross-disciplinary conversations will cover important—and often controversial—topics from politics to gun violence, to climate change and more. The panel will …

  • Wed,
    Sep 28
    brown bag with apple and clock
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    Lunch & Learn: "Homelessness Research using Integrated Data Systems and Stakeholder Knowledge"

    Join us for this ongoing series of September sessions to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Dr. Francisca Richter will talk about her research and highlight the Data Science Certificate. This session will be recorded. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch. Drinks and snacks will…

  • Tue,
    Sep 27
    Student talking to a hiring manager at a career fair
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Business, Arts and Service Career Fair

    CWRU Career Fair is an on-campus networking event at Case Western Reserve University. CWRU Business, Arts, and Service in-person career fair will be held in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballrooms. This event is an in-person opportunity for students to meet with recruiters for hiring…

  • Mon,
    Sep 26
    Student talking to a hiring manager at career fair
    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Engineering, Technology and Science Career Fair

    CWRU Career Fair is an on-campus networking event at Case Western Reserve University. CWRU Engineering, Technology, and Science in-person career fair will be held in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballrooms. This event is an in-person opportunity for students to meet with recruiters for hiring…

  • Wed,
    Sep 21
    drawing of profile view of human head with gears inside
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Trauma & The Brain Training Series

    Held on the third Wednesday of each month from September 2022 through April 2023. Featuring a guided reading of Dr. Bruce Perry's The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, the Trauma & The Brain Training Series will cover one book chapter each month using facilitated discussion, case review and skills…

  • Tue,
    Sep 20
    brown bag with apple and clock
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    Lunch & Learn: Yoga Session with Piper Sereno, RYT-200

    Join us for this ongoing series of September sessions to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs.  Piper Sereno, RYT-200, is a registered yoga teacher at Release Yoga. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch. Drinks and snacks will be provided. We are planning to offer more programming…

  • Thu,
    Sep 15
    "Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards" logo with an open book
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards Ceremony

    Presented by the Cleveland Foundation, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards remain the only American book prize focusing on works that address racism and diversity. We look forward to a galvanizing night with our 2022 winners: Percival Everett,“The Trees,” Fiction Donika Kelly, “The Renunciations,” …

  • Wed,
    Sep 14
    brown bag with apple and clock
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    Lunch & Learn: Voter Registration / Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL)

    Join us for this ongoing series of September sessions to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. Feel free to bring a bagged lunch. Drinks and snacks will be provided. We are planning to offer more programming as an ongoing series. If you have questions or ideas for future…

  • Wed,
    Sep 7
    brown bag with apple and clock
    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    Lunch & Learn: Mandel School Student Services and CWRU Campus Resources

    Join us for this ongoing series of September sessions to support students in all of the Mandel School's programs. A pizza lunch will be provided for this session. We are planning to offer more programming as an ongoing series. If you have questions or ideas for future sessions, please contact…

  • Thu,
    Sep 1
    Claudia Coulton in front of a hedge
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Retirement Celebration Honoring Claudia J. Coulton

    Please join Dean Dexter R. Voisin, PhD, as our school community honors Dr. Claudia Coulton on the occasion of her retirement from teaching and celebrates her illustrious 44-year academic career at the Mandel School. We’ll recognize her substantial worldwide impact through the early development of…

August 2022

  • Wed,
    Aug 31
    Exterior of Severance Hall off Euclid with sign
    4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

    Fall Convocation 2022

    Fall Convocation is the formal celebration that opens each new academic year at Case Western Reserve University. Held in late August during the first week of the fall semester, Fall Convocation features keynote remarks from the Elaine G. Hadden Distinguished Visiting Author, along with recognition…

  • Fri,
    Aug 26
    Tevera logo
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Field Instructor Training: Tevera

    The Department of Field Education is hosting a field instructor training for all field instructors in all formats (on-campus, IW, online) to learn about their new technology system, Tevera. Tevera will allow students, field faculty advisors and field instructors to work together to elevate…

  • Fri,
    Aug 26
    Collage of four people
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    The Faults in Our System: Transforming Juvenile Justice

    The Center on Trauma and Adversity is a community partner with the City Club for this forum, as it aligns with their research and studies.

  • Fri,
    Aug 26
    Four students sitting around a table talking
    9:00 AM - 12:45 PM

    International Student Orientation

    International Student Orientation In addition to the live orientation sessions, international students will participate in other activities throughout August and an International Student Orientation on the morning of Friday, August 26. Details will be sent directly to students. Please contact the…

  • Fri,
    Aug 19
    Tables of students at orientation
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    Live Orientation: MSW On-Campus Weekly

    Welcome to the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences! We’re looking forward to supporting you throughout the orientation process and sharing essential elements that will help you begin a successful journey in your graduate education and development as a Change Leader.…

  • Thu,
    Aug 18
    Group of students sitting in a circle of chairs in the Mandel Center lounge
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Live Orientation: MNO and Dual Degree MSW/MNO

    Welcome to the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences! We’re looking forward to supporting you throughout the orientation process and sharing essential elements that will help you begin a successful journey in your graduate education and development as a Change Leader.…

  • Sat,
    Aug 13
    Five students sitting on a ledge and floor in the Mandel Center discussing
    9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

    Live Orientation: MSW Intensive Weekend

    Welcome to the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences! We’re looking forward to supporting you throughout the orientation process and sharing essential elements that will help you begin a successful journey in your graduate education and development as a Change Leader.…

June 2022

  • Sat,
    Jun 25
    Image of outside photo of Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences with trees and front plaza with steps
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Intensive Weekend Admitted, Applicant and Inquiry Student Open House

    Join us in-person on Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for an Intensive Weekend (IW) Open House. Meet your peers, hear from our staff and faculty, and learn firsthand about the experience of this MSW program format from recent Intensive Weekend alumni. We will review financial aid, student…

  • Fri,
    Jun 24
    headshot of Jennifer A. King
    8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

    Leading in a Crisis: The Journey Toward Recovery and Resilience

    The multi-year pandemic has brought forth an unprecedented level of stress not only for those serving on the clinical front lines, but also for hospital operations and administrative business units. Notably, marketing/communications teams are juggling untenable workloads with emotion-laden…

  • Wed,
    Jun 22
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    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    MNO Information Session

    Join us on Wednesday, June 22, at noon EST for a virtual Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) Information Session. Learn how you can you create impact in your community through our MNO degree and find out how other alums and Case Western Reserve University employees have done the same. In this…

  • Wed,
    Jun 8
    headshot of Jennifer A. King
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    The Impact of Stress on Physical and Mental Well-Being: Strategies for Campus Leaders

    Population health is the science of understanding the multiple determinants of ongoing stress and trauma on our physical and mental well-being, from the cellular to the societal level. Using data science, which provides critical insights on strategies and best practices for mental well-being,…

May 2022

  • Fri,
    May 27
    Profile view of Michael Berchie smiling
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Michael Berchie Tribute Lecture

    Alexandra Gillespie, vice-president and principal of the University of Toronto Mississauga, and the Berchie Family warmly invite you to the Michael Berchie Tribute Lecture on Friday, May 27, at 6 p.m. via YouTube Live. On February 8, 2021, University of Toronto Mississauga alumnus Michael Berchie…

  • Wed,
    May 25
    "Policed to Death: A discussion on racism, mental health, and over policing Black communities"
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Policed to Death: Over Policing in Black Communities as a Public Health Threat

    Join the Dalla Lana School of Public Health for a provocative conversation on racism, mental health and the public health threat of over policing in Black communities. In June 2020, the world witnessed unprecedented mass mobilizations in defense of Black lives and urgent calls for racial justice—…

  • Tue,
    May 17
    Woman chatting with another woman on a laptop
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    MSW Intensive Weekend Information Session

    Are you searching for an intimate and innovative graduate experience offered in a cohort model? Join us on Tuesday, May 17, from 6 to 7 p.m., to learn more about our Intensive Weekend format for our top-ranked MSW program. Designed for working professionals and those at a distance, this program…

  • Tue,
    May 17
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    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    International Student Q&A

    This information session is designed to support our prospective and admitted international students. This is an opportunity to learn more about the admissions process, I-20 process, financial aid and student experience at Case Western Reserve University.  Join us on Tuesday, May 17, from 2 to 3 p.…

  • Sun,
    May 15
    Graduates holding a banner that says, "Congratulations, Graduates!"
    11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

    Commencement 2022

    The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is excited to celebrate the achievements of this year's graduates! The ceremony will take place in-person at the Maltz Performing Arts Center's Silver Hall. Overflow space will be available in Roe Green Theatre (adjacent to…

  • Wed,
    May 4
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    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    MSW Admitted Student Webinar

    Are you excited to begin your journey at Case Western Reserve University but still have some questions? Join the Mandel School for our Admitted Student Information Session on Wednesday, May 4, from 6 to 7 p.m., to learn about the student experience. You will have the chance to hear from the dean,…

April 2022

March 2022

February 2022

  • Thu,
    Feb 10
    Dexter Voisin Headshot
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month 2022 Address

    On Thursday, Feb. 10, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., the new dean of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Dexter Voisin, will give the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month keynote address, titled Promoting Racial Equity in Healthcare Alongside…

  • Thu,
    Feb 3
    "Fireside Chat: Celebrating Black Excellence and Authors"
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Fireside Chat: Celebrating Black Excellence and Authors

    The Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) opens up Black History Month by welcoming the audience into a conversation about themes impacting Black cultures, communities and experiences. Launched by a performance from poet, 2018 Canadian National Champion and 2021 Toronto Grand Slam Champion, …

  • Wed,
    Feb 2
    Illustration of people working in healthcare technology
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Think Showcase: The Next Generation of Health

    The Next Generation of Health Join President Eric W. Kaler and Provost Ben Vinson III for The Next Generation of Health on Feb. 1, 2 and 4, 2022. Tuesday, Feb. 1 4 p.m. | Climate Change in Health Welcome: Provost Ben Vinson IIIModerator: Dean Joy K. WardDistinguished Panelists:

October 2021

  • Fri,
    Oct 22
    - Sat,
    Oct 23
    Homecoming & Reunion Celebration | students / alumni / parents & families
    11:30 AM - 3:30 PM

    Homecoming & Reunion 2021

    Welcome Back, Alumni! The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences looks forward to seeing you October 22–23 for an assortment of in-person and virtual events being hosted for our valued alumni. Due to possible last-minute changes because of the pandemic, please RSVP by…

September 2021

  • Thu,
    Sep 30
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    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Nonprofit Management and Leadership Series: The Art of Fundraising

    Though the science of nonprofit fundraising strategies can be described and understood, there are still many intangibles in the process. A panel of seasoned practitioners with different perspectives on fundraising will share what they have learned through their fund development practice. Host…

May 2021

  • Sat,
    May 29
    Graduates holding a banner that says, "Congratulations, Graduates!"
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

    Commencement 2021

    The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is excited to celebrate the achievements of this year's graduates! The ceremony will take place on Freiberger Field and be live-streamed for family and friends to watch in real time. Public health considerations require that we…

  • Mon,
    May 17
    "MSSA arrow point to right MSW"
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    MSSA to MSW Degree Transition Virtual Panel Discussion

    Case Western Reserve University and the Ohio Department of Higher Education have authorized the Mandel School to offer the Master of Social Work (MSW) degree. There was strong support from surveys with students and alumni for adopting the MSW degree name. In their comments, respondents recognized…

  • Thu,
    May 6
    Celebrating Dean Grover "Cleve" Gilmore: A Legacy of Leadership
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Celebrating Dean Grover "Cleve" Gilmore: A Legacy of Leadership

    After 20 years of leadership as dean of the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, and 46 years as a member of the faculty at Case Western Reserve University, Grover “Cleve” Gilmore is retiring on June 30, 2021. Gilmore has been integral to numerous university successes—…