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September 15, 2016
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Liberian President will present award to Sara Goodkind The Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will on the 23rd of September, 2016 present the Inaugural Deborah Harding Women of Achievement Award to University of Pittsburgh Associate Professor of Social Work Sara Goodkind. Read more
September 15, 2016
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Now recruiting for Cuban Social Policy Course 2017 Participants will read two books, Cuban Revelations and Race in Cuba, meet four times during the spring semester, and travel to the historically rich city of Havana, Cuba, for nine days. Read more
September 14, 2016
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PACS launches new website! Pitt-Assisted Communities & Schools (PACS) program is to harness Pitt resources to establish a feeder pattern-wide network of University-assisted community schools in the Pittsburgh-neighborhood of Homewood. Read more
September 13, 2016
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Newsmaker: Sara Goodkind Associate Professor Sara Goodkind is profiled in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Read more
September 13, 2016
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Alum named new McSilver Institute Director PhD alumnus Dr. Michael Lindsey has been named the new director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work. Read more
September 12, 2016
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Christina Newhill in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Professor Christina Newhill's letter to the editor about the dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use was published in Sunday’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Read more
September 11, 2016
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Alumna named foundation's executive director BASW and MSW alumna Jenn E. Callahan has been named vice president of development and executive director of the Clark Foundation. Read more
September 09, 2016
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Latest issue of PITT Magazine highlights SSW community The Summer 2016 issue of PITT Magazine shines a spotlight on the good works of PhD student Marcus Poindexter (page 21) and the Browne Leadership Fellows Program which is funded by SSW alumni and donors Jim and Noel Browne (page 33-34). Read more
September 08, 2016
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PACS partners with Equipoise to distribute school supplies in Homewood To support students attending Westinghouse this year, Equipoise, the Black and African American Faculty and Staff Association at the University of Pittsburgh, worked with Pitt-Assisted Communities & Schools (PACS) to collect enough supplies to stuff 300 backpacks. Read more
September 08, 2016
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Sara Goodkind wins inaugural Deborah Harding Women of Achievement Award Associate Professor Sara Goodkind will be awarded the inaugural Deborah Harding Women of Achievement Award by the National Peace Corps Association at their annual conference for her work as founder of Girls Leading Our World (GLOW) Camps. Read more
September 07, 2016
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Celebrate the Alumni Award Winners on October 5th The School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Awards Panel and Reception will be held on October 5th. Award winners include: Michael Lindsey, James Bernardo, Rodney Rutkowski, Carol Brackett, and Benjamin Bishop. Read more
September 07, 2016
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Dean to speak at Rutgers School of Social Work Dean Larry Davis will speak about his book--Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race--at three different Rutgers School of Social Work campuses September 22nd and 23rd. Read more
September 02, 2016
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Dean Davis on the Social Work Podcast Listen to Dean Larry Davis discuss his new book-Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race on the Social Work Podcast Read more
September 02, 2016
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COSA alum helps lead neighborhood revitalization COSA alumna Siena Kane is business-district manager at the Hilltop Alliance-a network of community development groups, including those of Allentown, Beltzhoover, Carrick and Mount Washington- and is overseeing six-year, $1.5 million development plan for the area. Read more
September 02, 2016
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PACS helps to bring volunteers into Homewood Pitt-Assisted Communities & Schools (PACS) hosted Pitt freshmen in Homewood for DiscoverU Day 2016. The students participated in a tour of Homewood, and learned about opportunities to engage in the community. Read more