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Pioneer Award

JACSW seeking nominations for Pioneer Award

The Jane Addams College of Social Work is seeking nominations for the 2024 Pioneer Award, recognizing an alumnus from the college who has made significant contributions to the social work profession consistent with…

Giving Tuesday 2023

Giving Tuesday is November 28

Giving Tuesday, a worldwide celebration of philanthropy and generosity, is November 28. The Jane Addams College of Social Work is educating the next generation of social workers whose passion is making the world…

Daysi Diaz-Strong

Diaz-Strong using voice to aid undocumented Latinx immigrants

Daysi Diaz-Strong’s research was born out of her life experiences. An assistant professor at the University of Illinois Chicago Jane Addams College of Social Work, Diaz-Strong, PhD, is an expert on how exclusionary…

Webinars Prepare JACSW Students for 2023-2024 Academic Year

The Jane Addams College of Social Work has produced three webinars welcoming full-time students, PM-extended study students and advanced standing students to the college for the 2023-2024 academic year. The videos provide students…

Justice for all

Justice for All

There are more than 11,000 criminal justice social workers currently employed in the United States, according to online career services company Zippia. That number will soon increase as the Jane Addams College of…

Les Plewa

Plewa’s Latest Helping Endeavor: Social Work

Ask Les Plewa to describe himself in one word and there is no hesitation in his response: “helper.” A teacher at Chicago’s William Howard Taft High School, Plewa shares his vast knowledge of…