On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in his fifteenth year as an adjunct instructor, Norton Armour taught in his Loss and Grief course for the last time. With his beloved Marilyn by his side, he lay at home in a hospice bed, his head propped up by pillows. His voice was slightly weaker than usual, but […]
CURRENT POSITION: Lecturer in the Steve Hicks School of Social Work, and I’ve started Daring Dialogues Consulting, which provides trainings on LGBTQ, cultural humility and responsiveness, and social justice frameworks. THREE THINGS YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Students, because they keep me vital and current. Community, broadly defined. And nature. If I can’t get outside, I feel weary. A MEMORY […]
Why Your Support Matters: Sandra Olarte-Hayes; Why I Give: Dieter Gaupp; 2017 Class Gift Contributors; Endowments: Alan Silverman and Steve Cadwell Fellowship in LGBTQ Social Work Studies, Ruth G. McRoy Scholarship in Services for Children and Families.
’78 Mitch Sudolsky, MSSW ’78, has returned to UT Austin as a full-time clinical social work professor after thirteen years of adjunct teaching. ‘86 Therese Harmacek, MSSW ’86, coordinates physical, mental, and social services for elderly and disabled clients in Travis County as a contract case manager for Humana. ‘95 Rachel Fusco, MSSW ’95, is […]
Why Your Support Matters: Kristin N. Ramos; Endowments: Denise and Ray Nixon Fellowship for Excellence in Social Work, Schwab Family Scholarship in Social Work, Dean’s Endowed Scholarship Fund; Why I Give: Evelyn Neely; Jessica Shahin on bringing social work students to Washington D.C.
HOMETOWN: El Paso, Texas. CURRENTLY: Project coordinator for off-site services, Austin Child Guidance Center, Austin. MOST INFLUENTIAL PROFESSOR: Tammy Linseisen trained me to be the social worker that I am. I learned from her the importance of supervision, and that to best serve clients we have to learn about and challenge ourselves. MEMORY FROM FIELD: September 11 happened the […]
An American story: Dora Gonzalez; Endowments: Dan and Vicki Ross Endowed Scholarship in Social Work, Judge Pat Shelton and family Endowed Fellowship; Why I Give: Kathy Rider.
’69 Leslie “Les” Letulle, MSSW ’69, has enjoyed a twenty-seven year career with the Menninger Clinic after social work professor George Thorman sparked his interest in family therapy. When Menninger relocated to Houston, Mr. Letulle served an additional ten years at the Family Service and Guidance Center in Topeka, KS. In addition to professor Thorman, […]
Ronald C. Bounous, Louis Edward DeMoll, Jr, Pamela Lawrence, Toni Johnson, David Randall Dunkin.
Endowments: The Elizabeth Ann Adkins Endowed Scholarship in Social Work, The Torbert Family Endowment for Excellence in Eldercare, John F. Yeaman Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Community and Administrative Leadership, Cathy and Morris Bart Endowed Scholarship in Social Work; Why I Give: Pam Lincoln.