SSW News

School Named HEED Diversity Award Winner

December 6, 2018    |  

The School of Social Work has been recognized for its commitment to diversity by INSIGHT Into Diversity.  The INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED Health Professions Award, open to all colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada, measures an institution’s level of achievement and intensity of commitment in regard to broadening diversity and inclusion on campus through initiatives, programs, and outreach; student recruitment, retention, and completion; and hiring practices for faculty and staff.

INSIGHT Into Diversity is the oldest and largest diversity magazine and website in higher education today. For over 40 years, INSIGHT Into Diversity has connected potential employees with institutions and businesses choosing to embrace a workforce more reflective of our local and national communities.

The School was nominated by the University of Maryland, Baltimore's Office of Human Resources.