School of Social Work alumnus recognized in Top 40 Under 40
Michael Gasper (M.S.W.’03/SW), 34 Executive director, Extra Special Parents After graduating from college with a degree in criminal justice, Massachusetts native Mike Gasper was working at a psychiatric hospital when he realized he wanted to help children before they reached that point. “I saw a lot of sadness, and a lot of hope, for the children being institutionalized,” Gasper says. “I had a mentor who told me [to] leave the region and see what other places have. I was trying to leave my comfort zone.” Read more.