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Suzanne Lyons, MSW’05

Suzanne Lyons, MSW’05

Suzanne Lyons received her MSW in 2005 from the School of Social Policy & Practice, with a focus in Macro Social Work.  During her time at SP2, Suzanne served on the Student Council Executive Board which launched the first ever Class Gift Campaign.  Since graduation, Suzanne’s work has been focused on partnerships between educational institutions and community organizations in Boston, Philadelphia, and New Haven, CT.  Her specialty is college and career readiness for urban students, and she has worked for nationally recognized programs including The Posse Foundation and Upward Bound.  She currently serves as a consultant at the New Haven Board of Education, where her primary role is as the project manager for the district’s Nellie Mae Education Foundation grants focused on student-centered learning at five local high schools.

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Faculty & Research, Global Engagement

International Experts Assemble to Examine, Investigate Public Health and Epidemics

On May 13 and 14, Jennifer Prah Ruger, PhD, and other international scholars and public health experts will assemble in...

Students from the MSSP 797 course in Havana, with instructor Azahara Palomeque

Student Life, Global Engagement

Social Issues Through a Global Lens: SP2 Students Reflect on Their Immersion Experience in Cuba

For students in the Master of Science in Social Policy (MSSP) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), having both a...

Faculty & Research

National Survey Examines Emergency Department Management of Deliberate Self-Harm

How routinely do emergency room staff members properly provide help to individuals who present for self-harm? Do they appropriately assess...

SP2 Student Emily Berkowitz presents at the APPAM Student Conference

Student Life

Students Present Policy Research on Housing, Immigration, Harassment

Four students from the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) shared their research across a wide range of...

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