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  • Monmouth University Featured in The Princeton Review’s “Best 387 Colleges” 2022 Guide

    September 1, 2021

    Monmouth University is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduates to earn their college degree, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles and recommends Monmouth University in the 2022 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 387 Colleges,” which was released on Aug. 31. The Princeton Review has included Monmouth…

  • "Higher Ed’s Higher Calling: Monmouth’s New Provost is Example of New Approach to Attracting — and Retaining — Students"

    August 25, 2021

    “One of the things that intrigued me about being in higher education is the opportunity to transform and make a difference,” said Pamela Scott-Johnson, Ph.D., provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. “We have to think about how we serve our students in ways that will serve our state and our region, but, most…

  • Professor Mathbor Will Co-Chair CSWE Global Commission

    August 16, 2021

    Golam M. Mathbor, Ph.D., professor in the School of Social Work, has been appointed as co-chair of the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Global Social Work Education, along with Rebecca L. Thomas, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the Center for International Social Work Studies at the University of Connecticut. The Commission on…

  • "With Eye Toward Research, Innovation, Scott-Johnson Takes Over as Provost at Monmouth"

    August 10, 2021

    Pamela Scott-Johnson began her role as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Monmouth University on Monday with one goal in mind: Helping the students better understand how their skills and talents will translate into future economies.

  • Professor Zabotka Presents on Cedar View Cemetery Aug. 16

    August 3, 2021

    Joelle Zabotka, Ph.D., LCSW, LCADC, assistant professor in the School of Social Work, will present an online lecture, "Cedar View Cemetery: How Community Partnership Revealed an Historic Lincroft Burial Ground," on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. The event, which is hosted by the Middletown Township Historical Society, is free but advanced registration is required. The…

  • Dean Mama Appointed to Shore House Board of Directors

    July 27, 2021

    Robin Sakina Mama, Ph.D., dean of the School of Social Work, has been appointed to the board of directors of Shore House, a Long Branch-based nonprofit organization devoted to empowering and restoring hope, independence, and self-worth for people living with a mental illness. Shore House is not a treatment program or mental health service, but…

  • Grad Student Sarah L. Roche '20: "Learn to Use Your Privilege to Help Those Who Lack It"

    May 5, 2021

    It is impossible to ignore the disparities between society’s treatment of Black Americans and white Americans. But, we need to stop hiding behind the message that it’s just a few bad apples.

  • Senior Brittany Macaluso: "The Merit of Social Workers on Social Workers Day"

    March 17, 2021

    Brittany Macaluso is a senior at Monmouth University and an intern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey Court, ReNew, in Camden. She is a former intern at the Lesniak Institute for American Leadership and will pursue her master’s degree in social work at Columbia University on the Policy Practice track in the…

  • School of Social Work Presents "Community in Bloom" March 9

    March 3, 2021

    "Community in Bloom" is the flagship community engagement program to foster a love for gardening by National Parks Board of Singapore. Today, the cityscape is dotted with more than 1600 community gardens thriving in public/private housing estates, schools and organizations attracting over 41,000 gardening enthusiasts of all ages.

  • Social Work Alumna Selected for Futures Fellowship

    February 3, 2021

    Margaret Evans ’16 MSW has been selected as one of 25 inaugural Fellows of the Social Work Futures Lab at Portland State University. The project is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Evans is a program officer at the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), based in Arlington, Va. In this…

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