GSSW & DU closed for the Holidays & New Year!

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!

We at GSSW want to wish all of our readers of this blog a very Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

As a reminder we will be closed from December 25 – January 1, re-opening on January 2.

See everyone in 2015!

Dancing with the Dean 4.0

Dancing with the Dean 4.0

Country Line Dancing practice sessions will also be held during in the Community Room during the lunch hours on March 25 and 27 for anyone wishing to participate!
This event is for adults 21 and over only.

Attendees are invited to bring school supplies to benefit the Bridge Project (backpacks, pencils, glue, etc.)

Costumes Optional!

A wide variety of music will be played, to accommodate different tastes.

To RSVP please click the picture above or visit:

The Graduate School of Social Work 2013 Alumni Awards Reception

The Graduate School of Social Work 2013 Alumni Awards Reception

Please join us at this year’s Colorado Social Work Month Celebration and Awards Ceremony to recognize this year’s recipients of GSSW’s Alumni Awards:

Yoko Felter (MSW ’81) – GSSW Service Award
Kim Gardner (MSW ’95) – Community Service Award
Jeanne Orrben (MSW ’78) – Robert L. Hawkins Social Work Achievement Award

March 6, 2014
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Tickets with RSVP by February 28 by clicking on the invitation.
$25 Standard & Guests, $15 Students
Tickets at the Door $40

Appetizers will be served and a cash bar is available

Courtyard Marriott Cherry Creek
1475 South Colorado BLVD, Denver CO 80222

GSSW Lecture Series: Dr. Angelo McClain

GSSW Lecture Series: Dr. Angelo McClain

“New Directions…The Power of Social Work”

Dr. Angelo McClain, Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Social Workers

Thursday, February 27, 2014
11:00am – 12:30pm
Boettcher Foundation Community Room Craig Hall
Graduate School of Social Work
University of Denver
2148 S. High Street
Denver, Colorado 80208

This event is free and open to the public. However, we are requesting RSVPs. Please RSVP by Thursday, February 20th by clicking on Dr. McClain’s photo.

GSSW Faculty publish new book!

GSSW is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeff Jenson & Dr. Kimberly A. Bender have recently published a new book!


To order a copy or find out additional information please visit the publishers website at:

Contact information for the two authors is below:

Dr. Jeff Jenson – Email:     Website:

Dr. Kimberly A. Bender –     Website: