News

June 01, 2013
MSW alum wins Vanguard Diversity Award MSW graduate Christopher W. Robinson won the Vanguard Diversity Award from the Community College of Allegheny County for his “commitment to providing culturally diverse and relevant educational programs and events to the students and staff of CCAC South Campus.” Read more
May 28, 2013
Opportunity for SSW students involved in healthcare The Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Entrepreneurship Competition allows students to present their healthcare related idea/technology during the Science2013 event in October. The winner of the competition will receive $10,000 to move their healthcare related idea towards commercialization. Read more
May 23, 2013
SSW administration welcomes some new additions The School of Social Work is proud to announce some staff promotions for the 2013-2014 academic year. Read more
May 12, 2013
University of Johnstown MSW Program Coordinator honored for her work University of Johnstown MSW Program Coordinator Ms. Laura Perry-Thompson will be honored at the YWCA of Greater Johnstown Tribute to Women Awards dinner on Thursday, May 23rd. She will be receiving the Tribute to Women Award in Education. Read more
May 09, 2013
SSW Faculty Members elected to the University Senate Assistant Professor Rachel Fusco was elected to the Faculty Assembly and Associate Professor Helen E. Petracchi was elected to the Senate Educational Policies Committee. Read more
May 08, 2013
Pitt Chronicle spotlight shines on BASW graduate The Commencement issue of the Pitt Chronicle profiled BASW graduate Stephanie L. Pinsky Read more
May 07, 2013
Homewood Children's Village recognized for advancing the community Their programs are helping us to recreate and reweave the fabric of our relationships into a more productive world. Read more
May 07, 2013
MSW student named Amdur Fellow Emily Anderson was selected as an Amdur Fellow at the Institute to Enhance Palliative Care. Anderson has been studying older adults and depression. Read more
April 29, 2013
SSW student appointed Mt. Oliver councilwoman Vanessa Talley was sworn in as a new Mt. Oliver council member. Read more
April 22, 2013
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HPPAE Fellows present innovative projects On April 10th, Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education Fellows presented their projects. The MSW HPPAE fellows created a website on Nutrition for caregivers of older adults. The BASW students created a project looking at the PA adult protective services law. Read more
April 19, 2013
BASW student helps to lead Pitt's Relay For Life BASW student Julia Noll gave the opening speech for the Relay For Life ceremony, telling the audience about her mother’s battle with cancer. “Because my mom chose to fight, I can have her beside me through more adventures,” she said. Read more
April 18, 2013
PhD student recognized at 7th Annual Research Day on Aging PhD student, Yoonmi Kim, was awarded honorable mention for her poster--"Perceived Discrimination and Acculturative Stress in Immigrant Nursing Home Aides: Risk Factor for Abusive Attitude and Behavior"-- at the 7th Annual Research Day on Aging sponsored by the UPMC Aging Institute. Read more
April 15, 2013
Alumnus Kenneth S. Ramsey profiled in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Ramsey received the University of Pittsburgh's 225th Anniversary Medallion. The award recognizes Ramsey's work in transforming Gateway Rehab into an internationally recognized drug and alcohol treatment center. Read more
April 15, 2013
Congratulations to the 2013 Community Practice Awardees Doctoral Program student and MSW/COSA alumna Samantha Teixeira and BASW student Michael Rosenberg. Read more
April 06, 2013
BASW alumna Lisa Anderson gives a "shout-out" to social workers In GoErie.com, Anderson celebrates the hard work and commitment of social workers. Read more