News

April 12, 2012
SSW doctoral alum Johnathan Singer won the 2012 NASW Media Award for best website His site--Social Work Podcast--features interviews with notable social workers and other officials. Topics in 2011 included loneliness, military social work, runaways, coming out as an LGBT person and evidence-based practice. Read more
April 11, 2012
BASW President and graduated senior Chelsea Wilhelm, has been chosen to join the 2012 Teach for America corps BASW President and graduating senior Chelsea Wilhelm, has been chosen to join the 2012 Teach for America corps. Chelsea will be assigned to teach Early Childhood Education (Prek-3) In Southwest Ohio. Chelsea is also a member of the Social Work Honor Society and was a Hartford Fellow. Read more
April 09, 2012
Lecturer James Cox receives attention for his innovative "Stress Free Zone" Lecturer James Cox's work as Director of the University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center still receives attention for his innovative "Stress Free Zone" initiative Read more
April 07, 2012
Junior Joyce Knight receives scholarship Junior Joyce Knight has received the Pitt Women’s Association Scholarship in the amount of $6000. This scholarship is slated to only be for $5000 but Joyce was awarded an additional $1000! This will cover her entire tuition for this upcoming summer session. Read more
April 01, 2012
Tracy Soska, COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director, appeared on Comcast Newsmakers Tracy Soska, COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director, appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss his work with Community Human Services. Tracy will receive the 2011 Community Ally Award May 19th for dedication to community improvement. Read more
March 30, 2012
School of Social Work professors Ray Engel, Mary Rauktis and Beth Mulvaney discuss the disruptions at the Cathedral of Learning Read more
March 28, 2012
Dean Larry Davis makes a statement about the death of Trayvon Martin Read more
March 27, 2012
BASW Seniors inducted into Phi Alpha Omicron Mu BASW Seniors were inducted into the Social Work Honor Society, Phi Alpha Omicron Mu, on Monday March 12th. Faculty attended a luncheon to honor the students’ academic achievement and service to the University. Read more
March 24, 2012
Hartford Partnership Fellows Seek to Raise Awareness of Hoarding Through Art Exhibition School of Social Work Hartford Partnership Fellows Seek to Raise Awareness of Hoarding Through Art Exhibition, Public Presentation. Their work has garnered attention from the Pitt Chronicle and Pittsburgh Tribune Review. Read more
March 23, 2012
MSW graduate has manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of Child and Youth Care Work Brittney Uffner, MSW graduate and CWERP Research Assistant working with Dr. Rachel Fusco and Research Assistant Professor Mary Elizabeth Rauktis, has had her manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of Child and Youth Care Work. Read more
March 20, 2012
Director of Career Services and Alumni Affairs featured in Pop City Keith Caldwell, Director of Career Services and Alumni Affairs, is featured in Pop City for his work with the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise's Inclusive Voices event. Read more
March 12, 2012
Pitt's 225th Anniversary spotlights Hartford Partnership The University of Pittsburgh's 225th Anniversary spotlights innovative research programs like the Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education. Read more
March 02, 2012
Learn about the latest news and projects from the School of Social Work. March is National Social Work Month. Learn about the latest news and projects from the School of Social Work. Read more
March 01, 2012
Alumna and Research Assistant Professor published in GENERATIVITY Alumna Mara Krotec Baginski and Research Assistant Professor Mary Elizabeth Rauktis have been published in GENERATIVITY: Advances Social Work Leadership in Aging, an annual online, national, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education (HPPAE). Read more
March 01, 2012
Professor Fengyan Tang writes Pittsburgh Post-Gazette letter to the editor Associate Professor Fengyan Tang writes about how "Lin's success helps to erode Asian-American stereotypes" in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette letter to the editor. Read more