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December 17, 2015
COSA alum profiled in Pitt Magazine COSA alumnus and Harlem Globetrotter Chris "Handles" Franklin never stops giving back (See pages 18-19). Read more
December 17, 2015
Professor awarded Pitt Innovation Challenge grant Professor John Wallace, along with other University partners, has been awarded a $25,000 Pitt Innovation Challenge grant Read more
December 15, 2015
Live-streaming of December graduation For those unable to attend graduation on Saturday December 19th at 4:30pm, there will be live-streaming of the ceremony. Read more
December 14, 2015
MSW alumna brings attention to state budget stalemate MSW alumna Adrienne Walnoha, executive director of Community Human Services, said the budget stalemate, now approaching its six month, has created the greatest crisis in her agency’s history. Read more
December 14, 2015
Excerpt from the new book by Dean Larry Davis An excerpt from Dean Larry Davis' new book, “Why Are They Angry with Us? Essays on Race” Why can’t black people be like immigrants? in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more
December 14, 2015
Bradford graduation Nineteen residents of the region were recognized on Saturday for their work as part of the sixth cohort of Master of Social Work students to do their coursework at the University of Pittsburgh’s Bradford campus. Read more
December 14, 2015
December Graduations MSW students at Johnstown and Bradford graduated this December. Read more
December 14, 2015
LLC Students spread some holiday cheer! The students in the Service to Others Living-Learning Community in Panther Hall raised money for their annual holiday toy drive. Partnering with the Hazelwood YMCA, the students went shopping for toys this weekend to make the holiday season a little brighter for their neighbors. Read more
December 09, 2015
Wage Review Committee releases report Associate Professor Jeff Shook sits on the Wage Review Committee which released a report recommending that some of the region’s biggest employers increase their minimum wage. Read more
December 09, 2015
MSW alumna excels as an entrepreneur MSW alumna Tamiah Bridgett, founder and CEO of Curl’s Best Friend, is growing her business with the help of AlphaLab Gear-- a 40-week program that provides seed capital, mentorship, training and office space to small companies. Read more
December 07, 2015
Call for Papers The Center on Race and Social Problems (CRSP), awards $500 to University of Pittsburgh students who write outstanding papers on contemporary race-related issues. Awards are given at each academic level: undergraduate, master’s, and PhD. Read more
December 07, 2015
Race and how we talk about it Dean Larry Davis touches on racial injustice and semantics Read more
December 07, 2015
2015 Best Student Papers on Race Awards The Center on Race and Social Problems announced the 2015 Best Student Papers on Race awardees. Read more
December 01, 2015
MSW alumna honored by East Borough NAACP MSW alumna Theresa Edwards received the Entrepreneurial Rising Star Award, which recognized her as a new business, at the Human Rights Dinner and Excellence in Business Awards Ceremony. Read more
December 01, 2015
Late Dean David Epperson named NASW Pioneer Late Dean David Epperson was posthumously inducted into the NASW Social Work Pioneers® Program at the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 60th anniversary forum on October 23, 2015. Read more