Social Work Ambassadors

Meet our student ambassadors! If you want to get in touch with them email swinfo@buffalo.edu, and we'll introduce you.

Carmann Benedetto

Program: Traditional Part-Time Online MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: SUNY Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Sociology

Areas of Interest: Micro social work (with children/adolescents); school social work

Quasie Clarke

MSW Student Quasi Clarke.

Program: Traditional Full-Time MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: University at Buffalo, Health and Human Services

Areas of Interest: Macro, Micro, and Play Therapy

Alicia Rittler

Program: Traditional Full-Time MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: University at Buffalo, Psychology

Areas of Interest: School social work, addictions, mental health

Sheila Harewood

Program: Traditional Part-Time Online MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: CUNY Brooklyn College, BFA and Secondary Education

Areas of Interest: Still deciding/ exploring- but so far, adult survivors of childhood sexual assault, foster care, family services and substance abuse

Bridget Newton Weyers

Program: Traditional Part-Time Online MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: University at Buffalo, Business

Areas of Interest: counseling/ mental health, trauma informed work/education

Vernita Thompson

Program: Traditional Part-Time MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: SUNY Empire, Health and Human Services

Areas of Interest: Child Welfare/ Macro
 

Sarah Martin

student sarah martin.

Program: Traditional Part-Time MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: Nazareth College, Art History

Areas of Interest: Macro social work, policy
 

Jen Mansaray

Program: Traditional Part-Time MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: University at Buffalo, History and Asian Studies

Areas of Interest: Serious illness, grief, aging, death, macro

Cate Bearss

MSW student Cate Bearss.

Program: Traditional Full-Time MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: Eastern Michigan University, Dance

Areas of Interest: School social work, female empowerment, youth mental health, negative body image and eating disorder treatment services

Alexa Williamson

Program: Traditional Full-Time MSW 

Undergrad Inst./Major: Canisius College, Human Services

Areas of Interest: Mental health

Aliza Benson

MSW student Aliza Benson.

Program: Traditional Part-Time Online MSW

Undergrad Inst./Major: SUNY Binghamton, Applied Social Sciences

Areas of Interest: Poverty, elder care, early intervention, and prison reform