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Community and School Event Calendar

The Tulane School of Social Work partners with numerous community organizations to offer its students community outreach opportunities along with public lectures and even community education efforts. Below is a listing of upcoming events both at TSSW as well as in the community that focus or address a social need or offer a social service or learning opportunity.

To submit a calendar event, please contact Joseph Halm via e-mail or at (504) 826-3483. The school will run listings as far in advance as they are submitted, and they will be taken down the day after the event. Please provide contact info with your calendar submission. Thanks!





October 2014 Events


Tuesday, Oct. 21 -- 12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Mitigating psychological distress in HIV-affected children: Lessons learned
from operations research in South Africa
School of Social Work in Room 343 

The Office of Global Programs is very excited to announce that we are hosting a lunch lecture by Dr. Tonya Thurman, Research Associate Professor, Country Director of TU International South Africa, and the Director of the Highly Vulnerable Children Research Center. She will be visiting New Orleans and has graciously offered to conduct a lecture on Tuesday, Oct 21, from 12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. in TSSW Room 343. Her presentation is entitled, "Mitigating psychological distress in HIV-affected children: Lessons learned from operations research in South Africa."

Please note that lunch will be served — RSVPs are important so that we can ensure enough lunch for all attendees. If you will be attending this event, please RSVP to Tajuanda Montreuil at tmontreu@tulane.edu.



November 2014 Events


Tuesday, Nov. 1 -- 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
South Africa Student Presentations
School of Social Work in Room 343  

On Tuesday, November 11 from 12 p.m. -- 2 p.m., students who traveled to South Africa this past summer will be sharing their experiences gained in South Africa. The main focus of the study abroad was to gain a better understanding of community development practices in South Africa. Students will be sharing their experiences and provide valuable insight on the uniqueness of social work practice in South Africa. Those who are interested in global and macro social work are especially encouraged to attend this opportunity. Light lunch will be provided.




December 2014 Events


Friday, Dec. 12 -- 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
TSSW December Commencement
Dixon Hall on Tulane's Uptown Campus   

The Tulane School of Social Work is very excited to announce that our school’s December Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, Dec. 12 at Dixon Hall on Tulane's Uptown Campus. Dixon Hall is located between Freret and Willow streets on Tulane's Uptown Campus. Dixon Hall is Building No. 68, so please consult this campus map for an exact location. Visitors can park in all spots NOT marked "Reserved All Hours" on Tulane's campus after 5:30 p.m.

The commencement ceremony will begin promptly at 7 p.m., and seating is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please try to arrive early to ensure you can receive the best seating possible. The ceremony should last about one hour, and there will be a reception following the commencement at the Lavin-Bernick Center.

If you have any other questions about the School of Social Work Diploma Ceremony, please contact Ms. Vivian Smith at 800-631-8234.


Tulane School of Social Work, 127 Elk Place, New Orleans, La. 70112  1-800-631-8234 msw@tulane.edu