Category: Spotlights

Spotlight: Yaminette Diaz-Linhart (SSW’10, SPH’11)

“If we allow ourselves to be transformed by our social work practice, then we will truly engage in transformative and healing work for our clients and our communities.” Yaminette Diaz-Linhart (SSW ‘10, SPH ‘11), recipient of the 2018 BUSSW Alumni Association’s Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Social Work, reflects on her path from MSW/MPH […]

Alexis Agrinsoni (‘15)

As a Disaster Relief Manager for the American Red Cross in Los Angeles, Bridge Graduate Alexis Agrinsoni (‘15) Empowers Vulnerable Communities.

Spotlight: Kristina Whiton-O’Brien, LICSW (SSW‘95)

Kristina Whiton-O’Brien, LICSW (SSW‘95), recently appointed to the Plymouth County Commission on the Status of Women, shares highlights from her journey as a faculty advisor, a field instructor specializing in child welfare and management, a clinical professional at government and non-profit agencies, and in her current role as assistant director of online advising and field education […]

Spotlight: Dennie Butler-MacKay (SSW ’89)

“Listen for the poetry, notice how you feel, embrace community, and keep seeking clarity on the gifts that are yours alone to give.” Dennie Butler-MacKay, LICSW (SSW ‘89), recipient of the BUSSW Alumni Association’s Outstanding Career in the Field of Social Work Award (2018), reflects on her path from student and intern to senior clinical […]