News

January 15, 2014
New Spring 2014 Career Development Workshop Series Schedule now available online Read more
January 15, 2014
Faculty and Doctoral students present at SSWR Over a dozen faculty and doctoral students will present at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Annual Conference January 15-19 in San Antonio, TX. Read more
January 10, 2014
Friends and community rally around SSW Alumna SSW alumna Cathy Cairns gave to others, so much so that she didn’t give to herself. Now, in what appears to be the final days of her life, the community she has spent so much time and energy giving to is trying to give something back to her. Read more
January 10, 2014
Dean will be inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare Dean Larry Davis will accept the honor on January 18, 2014 in San Antonio, TX Read more
January 10, 2014
SSW student helps organize a fundraiser for students displaced by house explosion SSW Junior Alyssa Kurtz helped to organize the fundraiser after the Thanksgiving day explosion that left four Pitt students homeless. Read more
January 09, 2014
MSW Students Offer Free Blankets To City’s Homeless MSW students Quanisha Miller and Tyisha Williams braved the cold to help the homeless. Watch the report on KDKA-TV. Read more
January 07, 2014
SSW Distinguished Alumnus to be awarded 2014 Judge Jean Williams Community Service Award Congratulations to SSW 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Carole Coles Henry on receiving the prestigious 2014 Judge Jean Williams Community Service Award! Read more
January 07, 2014
Pioneering Women Helped Establish Child Welfare System in Pittsburgh Alice Ballard Montgomery, Florence Lattimore and other bold women helped establish the child welfare system in Pittsburgh. SSW Professor Emeritus Edward Sites and Mt. Lebanon writer Christine H. O'Toole tell us their stories in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more
January 02, 2014
Seventeen graduate from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford MSW Program Read more
December 30, 2013
Associate Professor Jeff Shook interviewed about sentencing for juvenile offenders Associate Professor Jeff Shook discusses the confusion caused by various rulings in the cases of juvenile offenders. Read more
December 18, 2013
Comparative Healthcare Class Offers Opportunity to Spend Spring Break in Costa Rica! This Spring, Pitt's Comparative Healthcare Class will offer students the opportunity to spend Spring Break in Costa Rica! Read more
December 17, 2013
Book addressing Contemporary Issues in Child Welfare Practices includes work of School of Social Work Faculty A new book, edited by School of Social Work Professor Helen Calahane and featuring the work University of Pittsburgh faculty members, tackles the tough new issues that child welfare workers face in today’s environment. Read more
December 11, 2013
MSW Alumnus instrumental in helping Bloomfield Development Corp. assert the neighborhood's presence As a part-time interim director for the Bloomfield Development Corp, MSW alumnus David Feehan helped put Bloomfield on the map of great neighborhoods in Pittsburgh's East End. Read more
December 11, 2013
Pitt School of Social Work Dean named American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare Fellow Larry E. Davis, Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh and Director and founder of the Center on Race and Social Problems was named a fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare. Read more
December 11, 2013
Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program Accepting Fellowship Applications Graduate students from any discipline interested in receiving a fellowship to address the health and social service needs of underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the Greater Pittsburgh Area are invited to apply to the Pittsburgh Schweitzer Fellows Program. Read more