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Oct 20 / Julie Alter-Kay

SSW events and opportunities

Priority Registration begins 10/31/16 for the Winter Semester 2017. 

Priority Registration is now determined by class standing (graduate or undergraduate based on total number of completed credits you have at the time of registration).
See for more information at
Be sure to make an appointment with your advisor to ensure you are following your plan of work.  Stay on the path to degree completion!
Tues., Oct. 18 – Coalition for Community Social Workers (CCSW) Student Organization Meeting
Meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in State Hall, room 431.  If you are interested in social justice, community service, public awareness and education, and policy education and initiatives, plan on attending this meeting!

Fri., Oct. 21 – TWO EVENTS
National Make a Difference Day   
Join other Wayne State Students in participating in National Make a Difference Day from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. providing community service at a nearby school.   For more details, sign-up at

If you participate, send me a picture and a sentence or two about your experience so we can publish in our newsletter!

Jewish Social Work Student Association Shabbat in the Sukkah
6 p.m.   For information and location, send email to

Thurs., Oct. 27 – FREE flu shot available to all WSU students
Noon to 4 p.m. in Room 0116 Old Main.  Sign-up today at

Weds., Nov. 2 – TEDxWayneStateU conference is “Metamorphosis
Four of Wayne State’s distinguished alumni are featured.   The event will be held in the Student Center Ballroom from 5 to 8 p.m., with a reception to follow.

Thurs., Nov., 10 – Annual Edith Harris Memorial Lecture
Held from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Community Arts Auditorium.
Research Tutoring available in the School of Social Work on select Weds., and Thurs.   For more information, contact   

2017 MedHealth Summit (Information Sessions in October and November 2016) – See MedHealth Summit at
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (COSW), in partnership with the Dean of Students Office, is hosting exhibits throughout the month of October in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, including The Clothesline Project and the Silent Witness Project.  To get involved, see
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