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Frank Baskind leaving strong social work legacy after 32 years at VCU

Frank Baskind, Ph.D., followed two legends as dean of the VCU School of Social Work in 1991. Three decades later, his legacy shows he was every bit the powerhouse that Elaine Z. Rothenberg and Grace E. Harris were. Baskind will retire this summer as professor and dean emeritus in the School of Social Work, a […]

Hero of the Game: Athletics honors Frank Baskind

Frank Baskind, Ph.D., dean emeritus and professor in the VCU School of Social Work, was honored in December by VCU Athletics as a Hero of the Game. Dr. Baskind, who has been at VCU since 1992 and served as dean of the school from 1992-2008, was recognized Dec. 30, 2023, when VCU hosted Gardner-Webb in […]

Ph.D. to EMT: A social work fixture for 40 years, Dattalo finds his niche as volunteer

Professor Pat Dattalo, Ph.D., has been teaching since the early 1980s, and even in retirement from the VCU School of Social Work, he’s got another group with which he can listen and learn. Dattalo, who joined the school full time in 1986, made his retirement official in October. Having started about four years ago as […]

Virginia Commonwealth University faculty and student APM presentations and discussions

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 64th CSWE Annual Program Meeting.

Leaving a legacy

 Gaye Shinall Jones knew how to draw connections and bring people together. In many ways, she was an exemplar of social work. She saw a need, worked to fill the void and brought people together to sustain positive change. No one knew this better than her family. “From the first day she started the social […]