UNIVERSITY PARK | Growing up in Chicago’s now demolished Robert Taylor Homes on the city’s South side, Terry Banies learned at an early age that “black men weren’t supposed to live past the age of 23.”
Sherri Funk, the founder of SANTA inc., wraps holiday gifts in her home for needy local families. SANTA Inc. started when Funk was taking a class in social work at Governors State University and was looking for a homeless teen project. She developed the program with the help of a social work…
BRADLEY, Ill. | An outpost of Santa's North Pole operation is outgrowing its space in Bradley.
UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University will host three information sessions for the bachelor of social work program offered at Triton College on Tuesday, July 10 and July 31. All sessions take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
MUNSTER | Hospice of the Calumet Area is sponsoring a free social work conference focusing on the needs of grieving teenagers Nov. 8 at Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Dyer.
UNIVERSITY PARK | The Department of Social Work at Governors State University recently hosted an induction ceremony for 24 new members of Omicron Beta, the GSU chapter of the Phi Alpha Honor Society, the social work honor society.
Sandy Appleby of Geminus Corporation was named Community Partner of the Year 2011 at the recent Region 1 National Association of Social Workers Honors Luncheon.
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