Hallym Social Welfare Summer Program

 Incoming Program
  • Albany, NY, United States
UAlbany Campus
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Founded in 1844, the University at Albany is New York State’s oldest publicly founded university. Located in New York’s capital city, it is the premier public research University in the Capital Region and offers a world of opportunity to over 17,300 students, including 1,800 international students from more than 90 countries. UAlbany’s location in the state capital of New York provides students with limitless opportunities for public service and research through which you can gain experience, test your skills, and prepare to launch brilliant careers. The excellence of a UAlbany education is recognized by many independent sources. UAlbany is ranked among the top universities in Forbes’ “America’s Best Public Colleges,” and U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks many of our graduate programs among the top 50 in the United States, including clinical psychology, criminal justice, library and information studies, public affairs, public health, sociology, and social work.

Application Deadline

Forthcoming

Program Start

Forthcoming

Program End

Forthcoming

City

Albany, New York, United States

Program Term

  • Summer

Language of Instruction

English

Program Details

Academic Program

For the past twenty-two years (22) the University at Albany, School of  Social Welfare has provided a Study Tour for  Hallym University (located in South Korea).  The study tour has allowed Hallym University Students to examine Social Work Practice in the United States.   The School of Social Welfare sets up appointments at a number of Human Service Agencies throughout the Capital region, and presentations/and tours are conducted for the students and the professors.

Program Itinerary

2018 Examination of Social Work Practice in the U.S. Study Tour

Tentative Itinerary – Sunday, July 8 to Friday, July 21, 2018

Sunday, July 8

Expected arrival at New York City JFK Airport around 1:00 p.m.

Transportation to Liberty Terrace Apartments will be provided. 

Monday, July 9

10:00 a.m.

Meet at the School Of Social Welfare

Richardson Hall, Room 002 (Basement)

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Overview of 2 Week Schedule, Albany Events

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Dean’s Welcome and Exchange of Gifts

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sunnyview Hospital

3:30 p.m.                                            

Return to School Of Social Welfare  

Tuesday, July 10

9:15 a.m.

Meet At The School Of Social Welfare

Richardson Hall, Room 002 (Basement)

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern NY

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

To Be Determined

4:00 p.m.

Return to School of Social Welfare

Wednesday, July 11

8:30 a.m.  –  12:00 p.m.

Meet at the School of Social Welfare

Richardson Hall, Room 002 (Basement) 

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Unified Services of Rensselaer County

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To Be Determined

4:30 p.m.                                            

Return to School Of Social Welfare

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Dinner with Hallym Professor Dr. Choi and Social Welfare Faculty

N A.M.U Korean Barbecue

Thursday, July 15

9:00 a.m.

Meet At The School Of Social Welfare

Richardson Hall, Room 002 (Basement)

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

To Be Determined

12:00 p.m. – 1:30

Lunch

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

To Be Determined

Friday, July 16

9:30 a.m.

Meet At The School Of Social Welfare

Richardson Hall, Room 002 (Basement)

9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To Be Determined

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Albany County (Anne Lee) Nursing Home

4:00 p.m.

Return To School Of Social Welfare

Saturday, July 17                               

Free Day

Sunday, July 18

Free Day

Monday, July 19

9:00 a.m.

Meet At The School Of Social Welfare

Richardson Hall, Room 002 (Basement)

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To Be Determined

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

To Be Determined

4:00 p.m.

Return To School Of Social Welfare

Tuesday, July 20

9:00 a.m.

Meet At School Of Social Welfare

Richardson 002

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

To Be Determined Office of Mental Health

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Senior Hope Counseling

Wednesday, July 21

8:30 a.m.

Meet At School Of Social Welfare

Richardson 002

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Linda Mertz, MSW

Project Coordinator, Internships in Aging Program

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Prepare/Set Up For Pot Luck

2:00 – 6:00 p.m.                                   

Pot Luck Dinner

This itinerary is tentative and may be changed.

 



 

About our Faculty

UAlbany’s School of Social Welfare faculty ranks in the top 5% nationwide in terms of research productivity. Many have participated in the profession’s most important studies and leadership initiatives. This alone makes the School a leader among colleges and universities across the United States. Many of these faculty will accompany you on your study tour.

Housing

Accommodations  are included as part of the program.  You will reside in apartments on the University at Albany campus.

More information on the accommodations will be provided at the pre-departure orientation.

For general information about on-campus living, please visit the Residential Life web page.

Meals

All meals during the program hours, including two refreshment breaks and lunch, are included as part of the program.

Costs

Students from the University of Hallym should contact their program coordinator for information regarding program costs.

Eligibility Requirements

To study at UAlbany as a visiting student your home university must select you and recommend you to UAlbany. Questions about the terms of the agreement between your university and UAlbany should first be addressed to your university.

I have been selected by my home campus, now what?

If you are selected by your home campus, you must apply to UAlbany using the special forms and procedures designed for visiting students.  To be admitted, your application must be processed by the  Center for International Education & Global Strategy at UAlbany.

Entry Requirements

If you are not eligible to participate in the ESTA visa waiver program, a visa may be required. Please contact your home University for more information regarding the visa application process.

There are no scholarships associated with this program.

Forthcoming

Program Advisor

Moody, Rachel

rsmoody@albany.edu

Program Dates

July 8: Arrive in New York City (JFK Airport)

July 9 to 20: 2018 Examination of Social Work Practice in the U.S.-Study Tour

June 21:  Depart for South Korea 

About UAlbany

Founded in 1844, the University at Albany is New York State’s oldest publicly founded university. Located in New York’s capital city, it is the premier public research University in the Capital Region and offers a world of opportunity to over 17,300 students, including 1,800 international students from more than 90 countries. UAlbany’s location in the state capital of New York provides students with limitless opportunities for public service and research through which you can gain experience, test your skills, and prepare to launch brilliant careers. The excellence of a UAlbany education is recognized by many independent sources. UAlbany is ranked among the top universities in Forbes’ “America’s Best Public Colleges,” and U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks many of our graduate programs among the top 50 in the United States, including clinical psychology, criminal justice, library and information studies, public affairs, public health, sociology, and social work.

The University at Albany enrolls students in nine degree-granting schools and colleges including its Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity; the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy; and its Schools of Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Public Health, and Social Welfare.

The Campuses

The Uptown Campus, the University’s main campus, is located at 1400 Washington Avenue in Albany, and has been described as “a distinctive work of modern art.” Home to many of the University’s Schools and Colleges, including the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, and the Schools of Business, Criminal Justice, and Education.

Uptown Campus

The Uptown Campus also features the Performing Arts Center, the University Art Museum, and the Campus Center. The hub of student activity, the Camps Center includes lounges, meeting and dining rooms, a ballroom, a cafeteria, banking facilities, a convenience store, a Barnes & Noble bookstore, and a variety of both fast-food and healthy food options.

Outdoor recreational facilities include lighted tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts, and several multipurpose playing areas, including a turf field for student recreational and intramural use. Indoor athletic facilities are dominated by the SEFCU Arena. With an arena seating capacity of nearly 4,800, the facility is home to NCAA Division I Great Dane basketball, and also houses a running track, a modern fitness center, a fully equipped athletic training complex. The Physical Education Center includes a pool, locker rooms, weight and wrestling rooms, a dance studio, and basketball, handball and squash courts. The facilities also include a 8,500-seat multi-sports stadium, home to football and men’s and women’s soccer.

Downtown Campus

The Downtown Campus, located at 135 Western Avenue in Albany, served from 1909-66 as the main campus. It houses the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity, the School of Criminal Justice, and the School of Social Welfare, as well as the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Health Sciences Campus

The Health Sciences Campus, a former pharmaceutical complex located at One University Place in Rensselaer, is one of the region’s booming bioscience research and high-tech centers. Its academic anchor is the School of Public Health, and its research facilities include the Cancer Research Center, home to the Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence in Cancer Genomics, and the Center for Functional Genomics.

Airport Information

The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office arranges pick up for semester and year-long exchange and study abroad students from the Albany International Airport on one designated day. More information regarding this service is available after acceptance to your program.

Many of our international students arrive in the U.S. at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York City or Newark (EWR) International
Airport in New Jersey. If you are coming from Asia, we advise you to book your flight through Chicago (ORD), Detroit (DTT), or other airports with good connections to Albany. If you are continuing by airplane to Albany, use only a direct, non-stop connecting flight from your arrival airport to Albany.

If you arrive at one of the New York City or New Jersey airports, you have to plan your own transportation to Albany. Further information regarding travel to Albany is available here.

Train information

The Amtrak station is 15 minutes from campus and is easily accessible from NYC. Further information regarding train travel to Albany is available on the Amtrak website.

General Travel Advice

Further information regarding travel to Albany is available here.

At UAlbany, you won’t just live – you’ll thrive. Get involved in our 250+ clubs and organizations, root on our 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams, and explore off campus in our great college town or further afield in the great outdoors. Whatever you’re passionate about, you’ll find it here.

NOTE: As of January 1, 2019 the University at Albany will be a tobacco and smoke-free campus, proudly joining more than 1,800 tobacco and smoke-free colleges and universities across the United States. Smoking and other tobacco use will be prohibited on campus. Additional information on UAlbany’s tobacco-free policy and cessation resources (programs to assist in quitting smoking) are available on the UAlbany tobacco and smoke-free campus website.

Campus Recreation
Campus Recreation provides diverse, stimulating, and engaging recreational opportunities that enrich the UAlbany experience. We empower our community to lead healthy lifestyles by fostering an environment that supports physical, mental, and social growth. See the facilities schedules, browse group exercise and wellness programs, join intramural sports teams and open recreation events, or explore the outdoors

Athletics
Cheer on our Division I sports teams! UAlbany’s intercollegiate athletics program excels at the NCAA Division I level, producing competitive teams, successful coaches, and outstanding student-athletes recognized for their accomplishments both on the field and in the classroom. The University sponsors 18 varsity sports for men and women. Visit the DANEger Zone for student tickets.

Student Association

UAlbany’s Student Association is the recognized undergraduate student government on campus which was officially established in 1923, and has been operating in its current form since 1977. Student Association exists in order to provide and foster opportunities beyond those offered in the formal curriculum. The Student Association provides concerts, speakers, comedy shows, multicultural and gender programming, funds more than 200+ student groups, organizations, Student Legal Services, and Dippikill, an 847 acre wilderness retreat complete with cabins, campsites and a pond located in the heart of the Adirondacks. In addition, the Student Association represents the interests of the student body to the faculty, administration, and government.

Clubs and Organizations
UAlbany has more than 200 student clubs and organizations in which you can participate, as well as a wide variety of cultural, musical, and artistic events.

Find organizations, attend events, and track your involvement on the MyInvolvement website.

For a complete list of events, Visit the UAlbany GO website.

Each semester, the Center for International Education & Global Strategy (CIEGS) holds multiple events to assist our international students in becoming comfortable here at UAlbany. Some past events have included day trips to Boston and New York City, local apple picking, ski outings and holiday celebrations. There are multiple clubs, sports teams and athletic events!

View the programs and events listings on the International Student and Scholar Services web page.

In addition, UAlbany has more than 200 student clubs and organizations in which you can participate, as well as a wide variety of cultural, musical, and artistic events.

The University at Albany enjoys a strategic location in the City of Albany. The capital of the State of New York offers something for everyone, the center of a region remarkable for its natural and cultural resources. The Capital Region includes the cities of Albany, Schenectady and Troy, and has a population of approximately 838,000. Within a short distance are the Berkshires, the Catskills and the Adirondacks, the largest wilderness area east of the Mississippi River. Major ski areas such as Killington, Gore, Hunter, Bromley, Stratton and Mt. Snow are within easy commuting distance. Saratoga Springs, 25 miles to the north, is internationally known as a sports, concert, and cultural center, and features outstanding thoroughbred and harness racing at Saratoga Race Track.

Four major malls and shopping centers, including Crossgates, Stuyvesant Plaza and Colonie Center, fall within one mile of campus. Albany nightlife is active with concerts, movies, theater, dancing, and nearly every kind of restaurant or eatery imaginable.