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GSS COVID-19

GSS Coronavirus Updates and Resources

GSS COVIDPlease read below to find the most recent COVID-19 updates provided to the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service community. For more information on COVID-19 updates please visit Fordham - Coronavirus Updates page

 

 

 

Fordham GSS Fall 2020 Academic Contingency Plan, 07/20

Debra McPhee, July 20, 2020
Dear GSS Community, As the nation is faced with the continued spread of COVID-19, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services (GSS) has been actively engaged in thinking through how best to prepare our students as professional social workers in Fordham’s tradition of Cura Personalis - Care for the whole person....

Fordham GSS Fall 2020: Faculty, Administrators and Staff, 07/20

Debra McPhee, July 20, 2020
Dear GSS Faculty and Staff, As the nation is faced with the continued spread of COVID-19, I understand there are challenges that our GSS faculty and staff face in trying to balance both work and personal responsibilities. Many of you may have questions about plans and requirements to be on-campus given our academic courses will be conducted remotely...

Fordham GSS Community Update - Operations, Commencement, and Field Education, 4/4

Debra McPhee, April 4, 2020
Dear GSS Community, I pray this message finds you safe and healthy. Over the past few weeks, members of the GSS community - students, faculty, staff, alumni, and agency partners - have all worked hard to adjust to our current extraordinary and extreme circumstances. Each day brings to us new questions and unexpected challenges often requiring rapid decisions and resource...

Fordham GSS Community Message and Video from Dean Debra McPhee, 3/22

Debra McPhee, March 22, 2020
Dear GSS Community, I hope everyone is safe and well. It’s hard to believe that it has only been a little over a week since the COVID-19/Coronavirus has so drastically changed the way we all live and work. I’m extremely proud of how the GSS community has risen to the new challenges we’re all facing and I want to thank everyone for their hard work and...

Fordham GSS Suspension of Field Practicum, 3/11

Binta Alleyne-Green, March 11, 2020
Dear GSS Students, Field Instructors and Field Advisors, During this unusual Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the health and safety of our community is our highest priority. In order to ensure the well-being of all our students, the Graduate School of Social Service (GSS) has decided to temporarily suspend Field placements beginning tomorrow, Thursday, March 12th through Sunday, April 5th. GSS will reevaluate our circumstances and inform students ...

Fordham GSS Moves Classes Online, Start Date 3/23

Debra McPhee, March 9, 2020
Dear GSS Students, I know we are all concerned about the COVID-19/Coronavirus and its potential impact. The safety of our students, faculty, and staff are our highest priority. Thankfully there are no known cases of COVID-19 at the Graduate School of Social Service or Fordham University. Nevertheless, in the days and weeks to come, it is anticipated that the COVID-19 virus will spread fairly rapidly to all regions and communities across the country. Earlier today the President ...

Updates for Full-time Faculty, Part-Time Faculty and Field Advisors, 3/9

Debra McPhee, March 9, 2020
Dear GSS Part-Time Faculty, I know we are all concerned about the COVID-19/Coronavirus and its potential impact. The safety of our students, faculty, and staff are our highest priority. Thankfully there are no known cases of COVID-19 at the Graduate School of Social Service or Fordham University. Nevertheless, in the days and weeks to come, it is anticipated that the COVID-19 virus will spread fairly rapidly to all regions and communities ...