News

August 21, 2014
SSW helps lead the way during Pitt's “The Year of Sustainability” A matching funds program, sponsored by the Provost’s Office, considers requests for matching funds of as much as $10,000 to support lectures, seminars, workshops, and colloquia related to sustainability. Already approved is an initiative submitted by the School of Social Work. Read more
August 19, 2014
Dean Davis to appear on local television program Dean Larry Davis will appear on NightTalk: Get to the Point, which broadcasts live from 8pm – 9pm Eastern time this Friday, August 22nd on PCNC. He will be part of a panel discussion which will discuss the tragedy in Ferguson and the ongoing aftermath. Read more
August 18, 2014
Dean Larry Davis discusses demographics, history, and the challenges ahead Dean Larry Davis spoke to Soul Pitt Quarterly about the legacy of segregation and how it impacts today's society. Read more
August 18, 2014
School of Social Work Speaker Series Final Schedule Announced Speakers will discuss a variety of topics including incarceration, sustainability, child welfare, and social justice. Read more
August 18, 2014
Faculty member addresses the complications of marketing empowerment to women Associate Professor Sara Goodkind explains there are mixed reactions to marketers targeting female empowerment Read more
August 18, 2014
MSW student assists in research to help frail seniors MSW student Mariel McMarlin helped to identify areas in Allegheny County where it can be difficult for a new, privately insured patient to set up a primary care appointments. Read more
August 11, 2014
Foster Teens to Gather at Pitt-Johnstown for Annual Older Youth Retreat The retreat, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center, features educational sessions, group talks, and social activities as participants bond with teens in similar situations. Read more
August 11, 2014
Clinical Assistant Professor Cynthia K. Bradley-King talks about child poverty Clinical Assistant Professor Cynthia K. Bradley-King talks about child poverty and key issues affecting underprivileged children in the U.S. Read more
August 06, 2014
SSW welcomes new faculty members Assistant Professor Jaime Booth, Lecturer Tiffany T. Lumpkin, and Associate Professor Mary Ohmer will join the School of Social Work faculty this fall. Read more
August 05, 2014
Fall 2014 Career Development Workshop Series Schedule Announced Read more
August 05, 2014
Alumna named one of the 5 people making Pittsburgh a more livable city for all MSW alumna Betty Lane is recognized for her tireless commitment to the Larimer neighborhood. Read more
August 04, 2014
Over 500 gather to celebrate the life of MSW alumna Thelma Williams Lovette Among her many strengths, Thelma Williams Lovette had a special talent for bringing out the best in the many people whose lives she touched over nearly a century. Read more
August 03, 2014
MSW alumna Ashley Love named to board of the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte Read more
July 31, 2014
Fall 2014 & Winter 2015 issue of Social Work Connections released The new Fall 2014 & Winter 2015 Continuing Education Newsletter--Social Work Connections--was released today. Read more
July 31, 2014
SSW Alumnus named new NASW President Darrel Wheeler, SSW Alumnus and Dean & Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work, was named the new National Association of Social Workers (NASW) President. In 2012, Dr. Wheeler received the Distinguished Alumni Award for Social Work Education. Read more