News

October 10, 2012
The impact of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project Recognition of the impact of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The program is co-directed by Associate Professor Jeff Shook and Kevin Deasy (Pitt Law, Associate Dean of Students). Read more
October 03, 2012
Associate Professor John Wallace recognized in Pitt Magazine Associate Professor John Wallace is recognized in Pitt Magazine (page 7) for his 2012 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award. Read more
October 02, 2012
Thought Leadership Summit led by alum James P. MCDonald School of Social Work alumnus and BNY Mellon's director of global philanthropy James P. MCDonald organized a Thought Leadership Summit to explore the challenges of youth aging out of foster care. Associate Professor Jeff Shook also participated. Read more
October 01, 2012
Associate Professor Jeff Shook talks about juvenile justice issues Associate Professor Jeff Shook talks juvenile justice issues and the recent Supreme Court ruling on 90.5 NPR/Essential Pittsburgh. Read more
September 30, 2012
Alum Kenneth Ramsey to receive Smart Business Pittsburgh’s 2012 Pacesetter Award. School of Social Work Alum Kenneth Ramsey, president and CEO, Gateway Rehab will receive a Smart Business Pittsburgh’s 2012 Pacesetter Award. Read more
September 29, 2012
Professors published by Oxford University Press Congratulations to COSA Chair Tracy Soska, Associate Professor John Wallace, and adjunct faculty members Carl Redwood and Adrienne Walnoha! They are featured in a special Pittsburgh-themed issue of the Community Development Journal, published by Oxford University Press. Read more
September 21, 2012
Want to join the DHS Local Government Case Competition? Those interested in a career in the public sector should enter the annual DHS Local Government Case Competition. Last year MSW student Samantha Mangino was part of the 1st place team. Winners are awarded cash prizes of up to $3,000! Read more
September 20, 2012
See what happened at the 2012 Independent Living Youth Retreat Very touching photos and a video from this year's Independent Living Youth Retreat organized by the Child Welfare Resource Center Read more
September 19, 2012
School co-hosts lecture by Civil Rights Activist Mary Frances Berry The School of Social Work is cosponsoring a September 27th lecture by Scholar and Civil Rights Activist Mary Frances Berry on Social Justice in the Obama Era. More details available in the University News. Read more
September 17, 2012
Dean Larry Davis hosts the new Pitt Law School Dean Dean Larry Davis, Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg and others welcome new Pitt Law School Dean William Carter. Read more
September 13, 2012
Coverage of the CRSP Speaker Series lecture:“Obama’s Campaigns and Presidency: No Post-Racial America." The Pitt News covers Joe Feagin's CRSP Speaker Series lecture:“Obama’s Campaigns and Presidency: No Post-Racial America." Read more
September 10, 2012
Race Scholar Joe Feagin Kicks Off Fall Speaker Series at the Center on Race and Social Problems. Read more
August 29, 2012
School of Social Work's New People, New Things and Research in the Back to School issue of the University Times Read about the School of Social Work's New People, New Things and Research in the Back to School issue of the University Times Read more
August 29, 2012
SSW recognized for Strategic Planning excellence The School of Social Work was recognized by the University and the Middle States Commission for its commitment to continuing excellence in planning, budgeting, and benchmarking processes. Read more
August 22, 2012
Former Doctoral Program Director Dr. Barbara Shore discusses feminism School of Social Work alumna, and former Doctoral Program Director, Dr. Barbara Shore discusses the role of feminism in her life in the Arizona Jewish Post Read more