News

November 30, 2012
Appetite for Advocacy: Political Empowerment in Social Work video now available online If you missed the Civil Action Movement's event Appetite for Advocacy: Political Empowerment in Social Work it is now available for viewing on Mediasite. Read more
November 29, 2012
Alumnus Demetrius Iatridis retires after 46 years as Boston College faculty member Alumnus Demetrius Iatridis will retire next month after 46 years as a faculty member in the Graduate School of Social Work at Boston College. Read more
November 28, 2012
MSW alumna Becky Abrams named communication affairs specialist at Highmark Inc. MSW alumna Becky Abrams is assuming the position of communication affairs specialist at Highmark Inc., where she will focus on sponsorships, grant making and special community programs. Read more
November 21, 2012
Dean Larry Davis discusses Pittsburgh's missing black middle class on NPR Dean Larry Davis discusses Pittsburgh's missing black middle class on NPR. Read more
November 21, 2012
Alumnus Kevin Corcoran (MSW, PhD) has written a new cookbook for social work students. Alumnus Kevin Corcoran (MSW, PhD) has written a new cookbook for social work students--Food For Thought: A Two-year Cooking Guide for Social Work Students. Read more
November 20, 2012
Social Work students placed on three winning teams in the DHS Student Case Competition School of Social Work students placed on three winning teams in the DHS Student Case Competition. SSW students on the winning teams were: 2nd place- Stephanie Meyer 3rd place- Yimeng Shi 4th place- Kelly Paulius Read more
November 12, 2012
Alumnus Robert Bowden takes part in the oral history project Alumnus Robert Bowden takes part in the oral history project "Crossing Fences," a Saturday Light Brigade Radio production funded by the Heinz Endowment's African American Men and Boys Initiative. Read more in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more
November 11, 2012
Social Work minor Faith Collins shines as a mentor for the Strong Women, Strong Girls organization Read more
November 05, 2012
The importance of being a good Oakland neighbor MSW student Lindsay Marshall talks about the importance of being a good Oakland neighbor in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Read more
October 24, 2012
Dean Larry Davis on the importance of diversity Dean Larry Davis weighs in on affirmative action and the importance of diversity. Read more
October 23, 2012
SSW faculty and graduate working on a new anti-violence coalition Adjunct faculty member Richard Garland and recent SSW graduate Freddy Jones are working on a new anti-violence coalition. Read more
October 21, 2012
Alumnus organize Sleep-in for the Homeless Alumnus Jon Hoffmann and future social work student Michelle Rojas are recognized for their work in organizing and participating in the Community Human Services Corporation's Sleep-in for the Homeless. Read more
October 20, 2012
Alumna Katie Wheeler talks about her two years in the Peace Corps Alumna Katie Wheeler talks about her two years in the Peace Corps and her current work in the FoodCorps in the Daily Inter Lake. Read more
October 17, 2012
Dr. Joseph Eaton, former director of the School’s Doctoral Program, passes away. The School of Social Work was deeply saddened to learn that Dr. Joseph Eaton, former director of the School’s Doctoral Program, passed away on October 15 at age 93. Read more about Dr. Eaton's work> Read more
October 14, 2012
Dr. Helen Cahalane to receive the 2012 Career Achievement Award Principal Investigator for the School of Social Work Child Welfare Education and Research Programs and Clinical Associate Professor Dr. Helen Cahalane has been selected to receive the 2012 Career Achievement Award from the National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA). Read more