October 7–8, 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 Monday, October 3, to ensure you receive all email communications regarding events.
Friday, October 7 | Mandel School Alumni Welcome Day
CWRU Homecoming Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom
Free for Classes of 1972 and prior / $25 for 2012 or later graduates / $35 for general seating
Attend or watch the free live stream. Free valet parking.
Mandel School Alumni Celebration
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Mandel School Noble Commons Lobby
Join us for an update from new Dean Dexter Voisin, recognition of Reunion Classes and the Alumni Awards presentation.
Free for Classes of 1972 and prior / $5 for alumni / $10 for guests
Attend or watch the free live stream.
2022 Mandel School Alumni Association Award Winners
Patrick E. Boyle, PhD (SAS ’89; GRS ’16, social welfare)
Private Practice, Milton, DE
Professional Achievement Award
Héctor Luis Díaz, PhD (SAS ’81)
Director, New Mexico State University School of Social Work
Nonprofit Leadership Award
Philip D. Tavill (SAS ’96, MNO ’96)
Chief Executive Officer, Children First, Inc., Sarasota, FL
Louis Stokes Community Service Leadership Award
LaToya G. Logan (SAS ’06)
Founder and CEO, Project LIFT Behavioral Health Services, Cleveland, OH
Early Career Success Award
Aviva Lauren Vincent, PhD (GRS ’19, social welfare)
Assistant Teaching Professor, Falk School, Syracuse University
Saturday, October 8 | Reunion Day
Grace Longwell Coyle Lecture in Group Work: The Sacred Practice of Social Work with Groups
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Mandel Community Studies Center
Join us for the Grace Longwell Coyle Lecture in Group Work: The Sacred Practice of Social Work with Groups, featuring Jackie Lowe-Stevenson (SAS ’78), owner of Spirit of Leadership.
Free / $10 for alumni needing CEUs / $20 for guests needing CEUs
Attend or participate remotely (CE Application has been submitted and is pending approval for in-person and remote attendees). Light breakfast provided.
Reunion Lunch Gatherings
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mandel Community Studies Center / Zoom
We will host Reunion Lunch Gatherings with Reunion Zooms for 50th, 40th and 25th reunions (Classes of ’72, ’82 and ’97) in separate classrooms at the Mandel Community Studies Center for in-person lunches, including Zooms for out-of-town classmates to join.
Free for reunion attendees and their guests only. Attend or participate remotely.
6 – 8 p.m.
Mandel School Noble Commons Lobby
Join us for a carnival-style social and informal networking opportunity! This event is for alumni and their guests only, and includes food, drinks, music, games and other fun activities.
$5 for alumni / $10 for guests
The Coffee House (Coffee and Pastries)
L’Albatros Brasserie and Bar (French/American Cuisine)
The Jolly Scholar (American)
Beyond Juice and Eatery
Michaelson and Morley (American)
Mia Bella Restaurant (Italian)
Maxi’s Bistro (Italian)
Indian Flame (Indian)
Falafel Cafe (Middle Eastern Cuisine)
Mitchell’s Ice Cream (Ice Cream)
Inn on Coventry (Breakfast)
Hofbrauhaus Cleveland (German)
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- Cleveland Botanical Gardens
- Cleveland Cultural Gardens
- Rockefeller Park Greenhouse
- Cleveland Museum of Art
- Cleveland Museum of Natural History
- Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
- International Women’s and Air and Space Museum
- Cleveland History Center
- Little Italy
- West Side Market