“Welfare” exhibit opens in Cushwa Hall

social-welfareDana Winkler of Poland, left, a student in the Master of Social Work program,and Cassie Nespor, curator of the Melnick Medical Museum at YSU, cut the ribbon on a new exhibit in Cushwa Hall titled “Welfare: A response to need,” a series of posters, photos and other items that track the history of social welfare from the 1600s to today. The project is a collaboration between the museum and the Social Work Department, led by Associate Professor and Chair Dennis Morawski. Winkler helped create content for the display. Renee Cannon, layout design artist, and Angela Ireland, coordinator of Advertising and Publications,  helped create the graphic components. Other local partners were the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and the Steel Museum.