News

July 30, 2014
Doctoral student highlighted in Chancellor's Final Update Doctoral student Courtney Queen was recognized for her 2014 Boren Award for International Study from the National Security Education Program. Read more
July 28, 2014
The Browne Leadership Fellows Program is making a difference The Browne Leadership Fellows Program matches students to struggling neighborhoods, and is making a real difference Read more
July 24, 2014
MSW alum and Harlem Globetrotter gives back to his hometown MSW alum and Harlem Globetrotter Chris 'Handles' Franklin reflects on Globetrotting travel, giving back to Harrisburg, PA. Read more
July 23, 2014
Memorial service set for beloved Pittsburgher and SSW alumna Thelma Lovette A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 1, at 4:30 p.m. at the Thelma Lovette YMCA 2114 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested gifts to the Thelma Lovette YMCA. Read more
July 22, 2014
Former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs passes away Former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Dr. George Plutchok, passed away on July 21, 2014. Read more
July 22, 2014
Now accepting nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards This year features the new "Rising Star Alumni Award" that recognizes recent social work graduates. Read more
July 22, 2014
Browne Fellows work to grow communities through shared gardens Browne Leadership Fellows Holly Giovengo and Shannon Achille are spending eight weeks working this summer in the Millvale Garden. Read more
July 18, 2014
Center on Race and Social Problems 2014 Fall Speaker Series Announced The Fall 2014 CRSP Speaker Series is sponsored by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Read more
July 17, 2014
MSW alumna Elaine M. Brody passes away MSW alumna Elaine M. Brody, an expert on issues affecting the elderly passed away on July 9, 2014 Read more
July 09, 2014
SSW professor discusses intergenerational trauma Assistant Professor Lovie Jackson Foster discusses intergenerational trauma in Social Work Today. Read more
June 27, 2014
Continuing Education Fall 2014/Winter 2015 Program Schedule Announced! Read more
June 27, 2014
SSW offers new Integrated Healthcare Certificate The new Integrated Healthcare Certificate Program prepares graduate social work students specializing in direct practice with the knowledge and skills necessary to work with individuals, families, groups, and communities in a variety of institutional and community-based health-related settings. Read more
June 26, 2014
SSW Career Services launches Twitter feed The School of Social Work Office of Career Services has launched a Twitter feed to provide students and alumni with the most up-to-date job postings. twitter.com/pittsswcareers Read more
June 26, 2014
MSW alumna chosen as Presidential Management Fellow MSW Alumna and former Center on Race and Social Problems Project Coordinator Dan'Talisha Deans was just selected as a Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program. She’ll be working at U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Read more
June 26, 2014
MSW student and MSW alumna train to help students with disabilities MSW student Briana Barnes and MSW alumna Cheryl Dennis provided volunteer services this year as LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) students at the Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Read more