The University of St. Thomas

School of Social Work

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News Archive

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Monday, November 25, 2013

U.S. News and World Report ranks SCU - UST in top 25%

In March, U.S. News and World Report announced their national ranking of the Top Schools of Social Work.  St. Catherine University -  University of St. Thomas achieved national ranking, one of only two ranked schools that does not offer a doctoral degree (DSW or PhD) in social work

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The DSM-5 and the ASWB EXAMS

Monday, November 19, 2012

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Thursday, January 5, 2012


Katie Ullman, BSW senior, had her article published in the most recent issue of the New Social Worker Online Magazine

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Community Leaders Briefing Series: Catholic Charities

On Friday, October 14th Catholic Charities and their affiliates joined the Office of Public Engagement’s weekly Community Leaders Briefing Series. The briefing series is a unique opportunity for grassroots leaders to start a two way dialogue with the White House about issues that are affecting their communities and to ensure that they are well-informed about government policies and programs and how they can use or maximize these resources.

Monday, December 27, 2010

AEA Scholars Present a Reader's Theater in November

Pauline Oo 

In November, McDonald and the five other AEA students in her cohort gave a presentation, known as a Professional Development Salon, at St. Kate’s Coeur de Catherine. The group performed a reader’s theatre (in which the students each read parts from a script) on nursing home staff. In photo, left to right: Area of Emphasis in Aging Scholars Kelly Alfini, Carol Ashwood and Anne McDonald. Photo by Pauline Oo.

Friday, November 5, 2010

School of Social Work Receives Centennial Medal

UST Bulletin 

Dr. Barbara Shank, Dean of the School of Social Work,  accepts the Centennial Medal from Father Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA, and Sister Donna Markham, OP, chair of the Catholic Charities board.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Spotlight on Dr. Barbara W. Shank

Above Photo: Dr. Sr. Zdravka Leutar, University of Zagreb, Department of Social Work; Dr. Barbara W. Shank, Dean, UST School of Social Work ; Sr. Ceceilija Milkovic’, President of the Maria De Mattias Foundation 

Dr. Barbara W. Shank, Dean, School of Social Work, was a plenary speaker at an International Scientific Conference in Mostar Bosnia and Herzgovinia. The conference was attended by over 150 international researchers and scholars.