1980s


Day in the Life of a Plan B Student, 1989

Day in the Life of a Plan B Student, 1989

The 1989 B program skit gives a sense of a day in the life of a student. The B program was a one year MSW for people who had had at least three years of supervised clinical experience prior to coming to Smith. The days at Smith for A and B students were very busy, but the B programs surely packed a lot in 15 months of study.

AIDS Quilt, 1989

AIDS Quilt, 1989

This 1989 Smith College School for Social Work skit was a tribute to the national AIDS Quilt effort to remember and show love for those who died of AIDS and to raise awareness of the need for services for persons with HIV+ and AIDs.

Transformations in Admission Standards, Curriculum, and Student Groups

Transformations in Admission Standards, Curriculum, and Student Groups

In her oral history about attending SSW in the mid 1980s, Joanne Frustaci said “the racism course” was a standard part of the curriculum and, in her experience, the only class during which race was discussed. How does her experience fit into the history of the SSW curriculum? Explore this page to find out!