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November 10, 2016
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Dean interviewed by USA Today In today’s USA Today, Dean Larry Davis discusses the impact of a Trump victory on the Black community. Read more
November 09, 2016
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Alumnus recognized as social work pioneer 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Jim Martin was named a National Association of Social Workers Foundation Social Work Pioneer. Martin is a professor of social work at Bryn Mawr's Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. Read more
November 09, 2016
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Associate Dean's new book released Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Valire Carr Copeland's new book People of Color in the United States: Contemporary Issues in Education, Work, Communities, Health, and Immigration examines a wide range of issues that affect people of color in American today. Read more
November 09, 2016
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A starved Homewood finally gets food-friendly social options “We have wanted to have a coffeehouse in the neighborhood for a long time,” said Professor John Wallace, senior pastor at the Bible Center Church. Everyday Cafe claims to be the first cashless coffeehouse in the city and will open next Monday Nov. 14 at 532 N. Homewood Ave. Read more
November 09, 2016
Westinghouse students learn how to effect change A team of four students from Westinghouse's Intro to Social Justice course were selected to participate in the Change Agents Education: Students working for Social Justice program sponsored by the Pittsburgh Foundation. Read more
November 03, 2016
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Faculty and Students present at CSWE See the full schedule of faculty and student presentations for the 62nd Annual Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting Read more
October 31, 2016
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PACS brings speakers to Westinghouse Academy The Pitt-Assisted Communities & Schools (PACS) program offers Westinghouse Academy students an opportunity to hear from experts from race, nutrition, and social work. Read more
October 31, 2016
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BASW student wins award BASW student, and BASW Club President, Saskia Berrios-Thomas is the 2016 receipt of the Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement. This award, through Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (GSWS) program, recognizes student leadership in the struggle to achieve social justice. Read more
October 31, 2016
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Colson Whitehead Speaks to Westinghouse CHS Class Colson Whitehead, NYT bestselling author and McArthur Fellow, spoke to the students in the School of Social Work’s Introduction to Social Justice course at Westinghouse Academy. Read more
October 31, 2016
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PACS program keeps busy this fall! Pitt-Assisted Communities & Schools (PACS) launched the College in High School program at Westinghouse Academy, canvassed in the Homewood community about school attendance, and trained volunteers. Read more
October 30, 2016
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Child Welfare staff recognized for their contributions to Pitt The School of Social Work staffers at the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center in Mechanicsburg are the University’s most far-flung employees. They help train child welfare workers in every county in the state and make sure those agencies are working as best they can for children. Read more
October 30, 2016
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The Fall 2016 issue of Bridges Magazine is here! The Fall 2016 issue of Bridges Magazine: "BROKEN:RACE AND POLICE RELATIONS" is now available online or in room 2117 Cathedral of Learning. Read more
October 26, 2016
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Wallace at p4 conference: "equity and inclusion are critically important to the future of our region" Professor John Wallace shared his belief that Pittsburgh has "the resources, the intellectual horsepower and the work ethic to truly make Pittsburgh most livable for all.” Read more
October 26, 2016
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Healthy Minds Launches at Westinghouse Academy Healthy Minds Academy is a student-led organization with a mission to empower youth with the knowledge of health, social and environmental issues that plague their community. Read more
October 25, 2016
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Dr. Shaun Eack selected as Fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare David E. Epperson Professor Shaun Eack has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (the “Academy”). TEack’s groundbreaking research has been in the areas of Cognitive Enhancement Therapy for Adult Autism Spectrum Disorder and Schizophrenia. Read more