News

July 10, 2015
Dr. James Huguley joins SSW faculty Dr. James Huguley, who came to the School as a Postdoctoral Fellow in 2013, will be an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center on Race and Social Problems and School of Social Work. Read more
July 10, 2015
Fall 2015 Continuing Education Schedule and Fall 2015 Social Work connections released! The Fall 2015 CE program schedules features a few rescheduled programs and a number of new workshops, including an institute for Clinical Skill Development– a Workshop Series for New Master Level Clinicians. Read more
July 10, 2015
Professor John Wallace profiled in RK Mellon Annual Report Professor John Wallace was profiled in the 2014 Richard King Mellon Foundation Annual Report for his work with the Homewood Children’s Village (page 4). Read more
July 10, 2015
BASW students published in national magazine BASW graduates Kristen Hochreiter, Emily Rabatin and Sheila Reeves, along with rising BASW senior Darren Lesher, had their paper--"The Silent Struggle of Alzheimer’s" published in the Summer 2015 issue of The New Social Worker Magazine. Read more
July 07, 2015
Research Associate develops food desert solutions in Homewood Visiting Research Associate Stephanie Boddie helps fight food insecurity in Homewood. Read more
July 06, 2015
Dean Davis talks about race in America In the New Pittsburgh Courier, Dean Davis talks jobs, racism and upcoming book. Read more
June 30, 2015
Browne Fellows travel to Harrisburg The 2015 Browne Leadership Fellows Marissa Ferrighetto, Alyssa Giegerich, and Marcus Robinson traveled to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capital, to advocate for fair school funding. Read more
June 25, 2015
Ageless Wisdom crowdfunding campaign in its last week! Less than week to go for the Ageless Wisdom crowdfunding campaign. The program is very to reaching its goal of $7,500, which will keep this program free for their participants! Read more
June 18, 2015
SSW alumna Lucy Spruill, transit/disability rights advocate, dies at 70 BASW and MSW alumna Lucy Spruill served as the city's first ADA coordinator, was a founding member of PAT's Committee for Accessible Transportation and was among the first to sit on the city-county task force on disabilities. Read more
June 18, 2015
MSW student named 2015 Evelyn B. Amdur Social Work Fellow MSW student Deborah Popkin Rudoy has received the 2015 Evelyn B. Amdur Social Work Fellowship in Palliative Care. Read more
June 18, 2015
Transforming Pittsburgh, Starting with Homewood The University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business is partnering with the SSW and the Homewood Children's Village on new sustainability projects. By winter or spring of 2015, they expect to open a commercial greenhouse run on locally generated power. Read more
June 03, 2015
More coverage for Dr. Shaun Eack's work The University Times and Pitt Chronicle bring more attention to Dr. Eack's $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to determine whether nondrug psychosocial treatments can improve the quality of life for adults with autism spectrum disorder. Read more
June 03, 2015
Associate Dean named Associate Editor of journal Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Valire Copeland has been named Associate Editor of the journal Race and Social Problems. Read more
June 03, 2015
Alumnus looks to change education and workforce development PhD alumnus Jim Denova is on the hunt for great and innovative ideas that improve education. Read more
June 03, 2015
Dean discusses the current issues facing African American males Watch Dean Larry Davis discuss the final episode of “Portrayal and Perception: African-American Men & Boys” on WQED-TV Read more