Toy and Toiletry Drive for Family Empowerment Day

The Graduate School of Social Service’s Student Congress and Fordham Westchester’s Campus Ministry are sponsoring a Family Empowerment Day for families who live in the Coachman Family Center which is a homeless shelter in White Plains.  Campus Ministry will be providing vans to and from the shelter to Fordham Westchester on Wednesday, April 19 between More …

100 Cookies for 100 Years of GSS

The Graduate School of Social Service is providing 100 cookies and coffee for their students in celebration of 100 years of the Graduate School of Social Service.  In addition, there will be a big birthday card for everyone to sign. The dates for the 100 cookies for 100 years will be Thursday, November 10; Tuesday, More …

Ravazzin Center Receives Grant to Help Combat Teen Homelessness

Fordham’s Ravazzin Center headquartered at Fordham Westchester has received $500,000 through a federal grant administered by Westchester County for its work with the Children and Family Institute. The center, part of Fordham’s Graduate School of Social Service(GSS), will evaluate a model used by Westchester Building Futures, under a grant awarded to reduce the risk of homelessness More …

GSS Westchester Job and Networking Event A Big Success

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service (GSS) co-hosted its 9th Annual Tri-State Master-Level Social Work Job & Networking Fair at the Fordham Westchester campus in West Harrison, NY.  Graduating GSS students along with alumni job-seekers met with over 20 local and regional agencies looking to fill vacancies within their More …

MSW Career/Job and Network Fair @ Fordham Westchester

Fordham University will host a Master of Social Work Career/Job and Network Fair on Wednesday, April 13, at its Westchester Campus. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fordham Westchester courtyard (first floor in the event of rain). Graduating MSW students will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from More …

Happy 100th Birthday Graduate School of Social Service

The Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University is celebrating its 100th anniversary of excellence in social work education this year.  To start the year long celebration, faculty and staff at Fordham Westchester have created happy birthday videos and pictures.  Check out the birthday videos and pictures below. There are many events coming up to celebrate this More …

Graduate School of Social Service Students make a Midnight Run

On Friday, January 22, Graduate School of Social Service students at Fordham Westchester took part in a Midnight Run.  The students made 100 bag lunches on the Westchester campus and collected coats, hats, gloves and scarfs during holiday drives to distribute to the homeless in New York City. The Midnight Run is a volunteer organization More …

Social Work Continuing Education Programs at Fordham Westchester

Social work education does not end with graduation. If you’re exploring new career opportunities or looking for insights on today’s top issues, our Continuing Education Department offers a great variety of courses, workshops, and events for your professional development. All programs are taught by experienced Qualified Health Professionals (QHPs). The Graduate School of Social Service More …

Social Work Has Strong Appeal For Career Changers

From a story in 914INC. Social Work Has Strong Appeal For Career Changers Through programs like those at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service in West Harrison, social work has become a popular second career for Westchester business people. BY ROBERT SELWITZ Fordham’s Westchester campus      PHOTO BY GRANT GRASTORF Sometimes life itself More …

Social Work Students Lend Their Voices to Critical Causes

At a poster session on Dec. 16, students from the Graduate School of Social Service presented information and petitions for topics they hope to change —from the DREAM Act to geriatric prison reform. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.