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Spring Orientation Schedule

Social Work Values

Updated 1/21/14

Wednesday, January 22

Welcome to NYU Silver

Required for all incoming MSW students.
11:30 AM

Check In
Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Room 914
 
11:45 - 12:45 PM
Making the Most of the MSW Program
Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, 9th Floor, Various Classrooms
Learn more about your curriculum and about the many resources available to support your academic success at the Silver School of Social Work.
 
12:45 - 1:45 PM
Lunch
& Welcome to the Silver School of Social Work
Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Room 914
New students and mentors will enjoy a casual lunch.
 
1:45 - 2:45 PM
Faculty Lecture: Identity, Empathy, and Social Justice

Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Room 914
Adjunct Professor Mara Gottlieb discusses how identity, empathy, and social justice interact to affect injustice and inequality in society.
 
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Breakout Sessions: Social Justice Discussion
1 Washington Square North, Various Classrooms
Following the lecture, students will meet in small groups to discuss the ideas presented and to translate them into social work practice.
 
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Full Time Breakout Session: Practice Classes
1 Washington Square North, Various Classrooms
An introduction into the integration of practice and theory within the context of the field placement experience. Students will gather in smaller groups to discuss what they can expect from field placements and where to go with questions.

Part Time Breakout Session: Academic Technology
1 Washington Square North, Room 112
Discover academic, library, and student life resources available to you online.
 
5:00 - 6:00 PM
Dean’s Reception for New Students
1 Washington Square North, Parlor
Network with other new students, continuing students, faculty, and administrators. Get to know your new community.


Thursday, January 23

Building Skills and Connections

Recommended for all incoming MSW students.
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Campus Tour & Get Your ID
Meet in the Lobby at 1 Washington Square North
 
11:45 - 12:45 PM
Academic Technology & Library Resources
1 Washington Square North, Room 112
Discover academic, library, and student life resources available to you online.
 
12:45 - 1:45 PM
Pizza & Professional Development
1 Washington Square North, Room 112
Join us for a discussion of @SilverCPD, Silver's online career and professional development program, with pizza and peers. We'll talk about the online curriculum and in-person events to look forward to while you're a student.
 
2:00 - 3:00 PM


Alumni Panel: Internships and the Development of a Professional Social Worker
1 Washington Square North, Parlor
Hear from alumni who will talk about their MSW internships and how they have informed their practice as professional social workers. Featuring:
- Geoffrey M. Golia, Getting Out and Staying Out
- Clara Loeffel, NY Presbyterian Hospital
- Munib Raad, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
- Tiffany Rasmussen, Institute for Community Living
 

3:00 PM
Ice Skating at Bryant Park
Experience one of New York's fun outdoor adventures with an ice skating trip! RSVP here.

Trip to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Join current student mentors for a trip to one of New York's most famous museums. Admission is free with your NYU ID card. RSVP here.
 
5:00 PM
Happy Hour for New Students
West 3rd Common, 1 West 3rd Street
Join the Graduate Student Association for a happy hour for new students following orientation on Thursday. All are welcome!