Mosaics – Spring 2024

Illustrated diverse group of people on a bus in Buffalo.

Inside the issue

Transportation justice

Illustrated subway in Buffalo.

Calculating the inequity

Illustrated person holding handrail on bus.

Implementing change

Janelle Valentine, Cassidy Malough, Kelly Zaky at Goodwill WNY.

Adriana Ragland, MSW ’18

Adriana Ragland.

School highlights

Yunju Nam.

New Grand Challenge

Patricia Logan-Greene.

Dean’s column

Portrait of Keith Alford.

Class notes

Yellow conversation bubble with "Hello!" written.



Matthew Biddle
Director of Communications and Marketing

Sarah J. Watson
Associate Director of Communications

Destiny Rust
Graduate Assistant


Front Porch


Ann Whitcher Gentzke
G&A Services Inc.

Mosaics, the magazine of the University at Buffalo School of Social Work, is produced twice a year. April 2024. Volume 18, Number 2.

The University at Buffalo is New York State’s flagship and one of the nation’s leading public research universities, recognized for our excellence and our impact.

Address changes and other correspondence, including Class Notes submissions, may be sent by email to or by mail to: Editor, Mosaics, University at Buffalo, School of Social Work, 685 Baldy Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260.