Social Work Student Society

March is National Social Work Month!


Tuition Voucher Winners for Completing FAFSA Early

Congratulations to our Latest Scholarship Recipients


Operation Fuel, Inc. Program Available for Goodwin for Students, Staff, and Faculty



Operation Fuel is a private, nonprofit statewide program providing emergency energy assistance to lower-income working families and elderly residents. It offers support to households who fall outside the government assistance programs’ eligibility guidelines. To see if you qualify for the program, contact Stephanie Frascadore, therapist in Goodwin College Student Services, at (860) 913-2072 or sfrascadore@goodwin.edu. Case managers from Operation Fuel regularly visit campus. Their next visit is Tuesday, February 21, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. by appointment or walk-ins. If you cannot meet during that time, you can access the website http://www.operationfuel.org/get-help/residents/ to find the closest fuel bank located in your home community.

Hoffman Family Library - Civil Rights Letters

Connecticut Talent Assistance Cooperative (CONNTAC) Inc. Offers Scholarship



CONNTAC, Inc. offers a scholarship to students every year. Eligible students may reach out to the Educational Counselor nearest them to assist with the application process. Prospective recipients must be documented participants of CONNTAC for the Board of Directors’ Scholarship Committee to consider their scholarship application. Find the nearest CONNTAC office at http://www.conntacinc.org/contact.htm. Download a Scholarship Application from the CONNTAC website: http://www.conntacinc.org/pdfs/application.pdf

Career Open House for Students

Book Buyback


Visit the Relaxation Station


Career Service Events!


Lunch and Learn - Join Us!

Sonsharae Owens Selected for Community Food Security Awards



The Hartford Advisory Commission on Food Policy has selected Goodwin student Sonsharae Owens as the 2017 winner of the Community Food Security Awards, youth/individual category. She is currently enrolled in Goodwin’s Environmental studies program, pursuing her bachelor’s degree. These awards highlight successful food, nutrition, and health programs that increase food security in the Hartford area. They recognize community individuals and organizations that contribute to the health and well being of Hartford’s residents and neighborhoods. For her work coordinating for the community garden program in Hartford and supervising up to seven workers, Sonsharae will be recognized at a March 15 ceremony at the Hartford History Center in the Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street. Congratulations, Sonsharae, on this tremendous honor!

Congratulations Scholarship Winners!

Upcoming Career Service Events

Free Money Workshop

From the Goodwin College Business Office

Please log into your Sonisweb student portal to access your tuition, fees, and financial aid information for the Spring 2017 semester. If you have a current balance, you may pay with a credit/debit card through the corresponding link on the Sonisweb billing tab. Please note that although the link brings you to PayPal, you are not required to have a PayPal account for payment. You may also use a credit or debit card. If you are not making payment in full, please contact the Business Office at 860-727-6784 for payment arrangements. If you have any questions regarding your financial aid eligibility, you may contact the Financial Aid Office at 860-727-6723. Thank you.

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Wanted: Social Media Heroes!


The Connecticut Virtual Operations Support Team (CTVOST) is a group of community volunteers who assist emergency responders by monitoring and analyzing social media for important information and communications trends posted during emergencies. CTVOST is planning to host free training for Goodwin students and employees on how to use social media during large-scale emergencies; deploy from the closest computer or mobile device; and connect with social media peers. The training will be held at Goodwin College at One Riverside Drive on Friday, February 24, Room 311, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, February 25, Community Room, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Participants must be 18 years or older, and join or belong to a Medical Reserve Corps unit. For more information: Sara Darlagiannis, CTVOST coordinator, at skruczek@zoho.com. More info at facebook.com/ctvost/ and Twitter @ct_vost.