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Social Work

Friday events among observances of Social Work Week

An opportunity to engage in dialogue is the impetus behind “Being an Ally with Indigenous Peoples,” a free public event Friday, March 10, at the Pitt-Ferry Building.

Scheduled as part of Social Work Week, the event will run 10 a.m. to noon in room 116, 167 Ferry Street.

Presenters include:

Members of the student Black Lives Matter CommitteeMembers of the student Black Lives Matter Committee have created a “Hidden Figures” wall in the Pitt-Ferry Building to highlight lesser-known figures in Black Canadian history. Top, from left: Jillian Panjer, Ashleigh Watson, Kiera Royle, Nancy Tran, Joanna Stewart, Janay Warren, Lacy Carty, Daniel Falconer. Bottom: Samina Singh, Stacy Davy, Deneece Plummer, and Navroop Singh.

Exhibit shines light on hidden figures in Black history

A “Hidden Figures” wall in the Pitt-Ferry Building highlights lesser-known figures in Black Canadian history.

Dave Cooke, Janet Graybiel, Alan Wildeman, Drew DilkensFormer Board of Governors chair Dave Cooke, Windsor Star scion Janet Graybiel, UWindsor president Alan Wildeman and Windsor mayor Drew Dilkens cut a ribbon to signify the official opening of the first of the University’s downtown campus buildings.

Ceremony marks official opening of downtown campus building

A ceremony Monday marked the official opening of the School of Social Work and Centre for Executive and Professional Education.

Frances LankinWednesday is the deadline to RSVP for a September 23 address by Senator Frances Lankin.

Senator to discuss career of striving for change

Wednesday is the deadline to RSVP for a September 23 address by Senator Frances Lankin.

Jenni HotteJenni Hotte, a doctoral student of social work, won an award for best poster presentation at the Windsor-Oakland Teaching and Learning Conference.

Student honoured for application of permaculture principles to teaching

As an avid gardener, Jenni Hotte understands something about working with nature to encourage growth and productivity within an ecological system.

The doctoral student of social work applies that principle to her teaching, an approach that earned her the Wilbert McKeachie International Poster Prize for top poster at the Windsor-Oakland Teaching and Learning Conference, May 18 and 19 on the Oakland University campus.