2019 Grantees

The Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education is pleased to announce the recipients of its fourth cycle of Katherine A. Kendall grants. Grantees were selected based on their innovative projects that demonstrated sustainability, transferability, and potential to advance the field of international social work education.

Gwynedd Mercy University—Promoting International Social Work Through the Conference for Mercy Higher Education (CMHE) Collaboration  
Project Lead: Janice Nuss 
This project will support the design of a replicable model for small private colleges and universities to engage BSW students in international social work through collaboration between three universities and several international partners in Gros Morne, Haiti.  

Howard University—International Service Learning HBCU Toolkit 
Project Lead: Cudore Snell 
The International Service Learning HBCU Toolkit will increase the capacity of historically Black colleges and universities to bring international content into their classrooms and expand international service learning opportunities to more students.  

Interamerican University of Puerto Rico—Nuestro Mundo: Social Work Learning Communities 
Project Lead: Irma Sandoval Arocho 
The Nuestro Mundo: Connected Social Work Learning Communities Project will create interactive social work learning communities where generalist social work students and their BSW faculty members will participate in virtual interuniversity exchanges to enhance social work inquiry, practice, and education through action.  

University of Alabama—Global Citizenship Through Web-based Social Work Education 
Project Lead: Debra Nelson Gardell 

This project will use relationship-based learning opportunities via online communication platforms (WhatsApp, FlipGrid) to help bachelor’s and master’s social work students gain international cross-cultural awareness in association with content taught as part of their education for professional social work practice.