Category: Alumni

Noroña named 2018’s emerging leader by NASW-MA

March 29, 2018 — The National Association of Social Workers’ Massachusetts Chapter presents six awards to social workers each year who have made extraordinary contributions to their community and their field. Carmen Rosa Noroña, LCSW, CEIS, MS.Ed—a 2012 BUSSW BRIDGE Program graduate—is this year’s Emerging Leader. Noroña is currently the clinical coordinator of Boston Medical’s The Child Witness […]

Nancy Kaye Honored by NASW-AZ with Lifetime Achievement Award

March 27, 2017 — Every social work organization celebrates Social Work Month in a unique way. In Arizona, the NASW has an annual awards tradition that recognizes two AZ-based social workers who have made outstanding contributions to their field and community. We are proud to announce that this year’s winner for the NASW-AZ’s Lifetime Achievement Award is […]

Two BUSSW Alumni, Yaminette Diaz-Linhart and Aaron Coleman Selected for National Leadership Program to Build Health Equity

Boston, MA – With the intention of diversifying the next generations of leaders and ensure equity in policies, Health Policy Research Scholars has selected a group of PhD students from across the country to be part of its second cohort. As two of 40 selected applicants, Boston University School of Social Work alumni Yaminette Diaz-Linhart and Aaron […]

Arlene Kaplan Hewitt’s (’54) Social Work Story

By Arlene Kaplan Hewitt (’54) During my 35 year career employed by Inova Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia, I have initiated many programs and was recognized as the first medical social worker in the country to initiate discharge planning meetings for patients and recognized the necessity of Employee Assistance programs initiated that in our hospital […]