Earn a Master’s in Making a Difference

Join Us for an Online Master of Social Work Information Session


Tuesday, September 29  


12:00 noon (ET)  


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This information session explores the opportunities and benefits you can expect from pursuing an Online Master of Social Work (M.S.W) at Adelphi University. You’ll hear from members of the faculty, administration and staff and have a chance to ask your questions. Some of the topics covered in the presentation include:

  • The employment outlook for social workers
  • How our curriculum helps professionals meet licensure requirements
  • Features of the online learning environment
  • Interacting with peers and faculty during on-campus experiences
  • Gaining hands-on experience in field education placements
  • Admissions requirements and important dates

At the end of the presentation, you can participate in a Q&A session with Program Director Beverly Araujo Dawson, Director of Outreach, Enrollment & Professional Advisement Elizabeth Szpilka and Enrollment Counselors Michael Stone and Rochelle Singson. Click here to learn more about the presenters.


Graduation day at Adelphi University

Beverly Araujo Dawson

Online M.S.W. Program Director and Professor of Social Work

Beverly Araujo Dawson’s research interests include the impact of psychosocial stressors such as discrimination and language barriers on the mental health of Latino immigrants, as well as the development of culturally competent interventions for Latino communities. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles in professional journals, including Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences and Journal of Teaching in Social Work, and has presented at several esteemed research conferences. Dawson earned her Ph.D. and M.S.W. from the University of Michigan and her B.A. from Hunter College.


Graduation day at Adelphi University

Elizabeth Szpilka

Director of Outreach, Enrollment & Professional Advisement

As Director of Outreach, Enrollment and Professional Advisement at Adelphi University’s School of Social Work, Elizabeth Szpilka leads recruitment, enrollment management, graduate admissions, academic and professional advisement for all program locations. Elizabeth has a 15-year-plus career in child welfare and worked with adult survivors of traumatic brain injuries for seven years prior to joining Adelphi University. Elizabeth earned her B.S.W. from Marymount College and her M.S.W. from Adelphi University. She also holds a Post-Master’s Certificate in Human Resource Management from Adelphi University.

Graduation day at Adelphi University

Michael Stone

Enrollment Counselor

Mike Stone has over 10 years of experience working in the higher education field. A first-generation college graduate, he is passionate about assisting students to meet their educational and career goals. In his role as an Enrollment Counselor for Adelphi’s online undergraduate and graduate programs, Mike is dedicated to connecting with potential students and assisting them through the admission process. Mike holds bachelor’s degrees in Business Management and Psychology from Quincy University and a master’s degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University.


Graduation day at Adelphi University

Rochelle Singson

Enrollment Counselor

Rochelle Singson has 10 years of advising experience in higher education. As an Enrollment Counselor for Adelphi’s online programs, Rochelle is dedicated to helping new and future students complete the admissions process and achieve their academic goals. She holds a Bachelor’s in Fine Art and is pursuing an MBA. During her spare time, Rochelle mentors high school students to help them prepare for college.