Events Archive

CRSP Speaker Series: “A Multigenerational Perspective on Neighborhoods and Racial Inequality”
December 03, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
“A Multigenerational Perspective on Neighborhoods and Racial Inequality” by Patrick T. Sharkey, Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University Read more
BSWC Social Work Networking Event
November 23, 2013
1:00pm - 3:00pm
On Saturday, November 23, from 1-3 p.m. Pitt’s BASW Club will host a networking event for students interested in the social work field. Read more
NASW Licensure Preparatory Class
November 23, 2013
9:00am - 4:30pm
NASW will host a Licensure Preparatory class at the Cathedral of Learning on Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The class is aimed at those planning to take either the masters or clinical level of the examination. Read more
Fall 2013 Career Development Workshop Series: Safety in the Work Place
November 21, 2013
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Social Workers provide services in an increasingly complex and changing environment. This workshop will review the safety guidelines developed by National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and explore ways to stay safe in a human service agency while providing services to clients. Read more
SSW hosts health care reform event featuring Prof Gerald Friedman and Healthy Artists' Julie Sokolow
November 19, 2013
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Gerald Friedman, professor of economics at University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Julie Sokolow, founder of Healthy Artists will share research and videos on the benefits of health care reform in Pennsylvania. Read more
SSW Speaker Series: “Fulfilling the Promise of Social Work: Current and Future Challenges and Opportunities”
November 12, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
“Fulfilling the Promise of Social Work: Current and Future Challenges and Opportunities” by Darla Coffey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Council on Social Work Education Read more
CRSP Speaker Series: “Race and Culture in the Family: Their Impact on Youth Outcomes of Asian American Adolescents”
November 08, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
“Race and Culture in the Family: Their Impact on Youth Outcomes of Asian American Adolescents” by Yoonsun Choi, Associate Professor, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago Read more
Fall 2013 Career Development Workshop Series: Social Work Licensure
November 07, 2013
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Professional licensure is critical to career advancement in social work. Participants will be introduced to social work licensure including the LSW and LCSW. This session will focus primarily on licensure in Pennsylvania, although sources of information for other states will be presented. Read more
Fall 2013 Career Development Workshop Series: Evaluating and Negotiating Offers
November 01, 2013
5:00pm - 6:00pm
The ability to effectively evaluate multiple job offers and negotiate the many aspects of compensation is often new territory for social workers. Participants will receive information on the various components of compensation and strategies on how to negotiate the strongest deal possible. Read more
Local Government Case Competition REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 25, 2013
5:00pm
The Local Government Case Competition gives students the opportunity to work with other Pittsburgh Area graduate students on an interdisciplinary team to solve a public sector problem, network with community stakeholders and win cash prizes. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 25, 2013 Read more
Fall 2013 Career Development Workshop Series: Effective Interviews
October 23, 2013
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Effective Interviews - This session will provide participants with the strategies and skills necessary to turn interviews into job offers. Best practices for preparation, attire, agenda and follow-up will be discussed. Read more
SSW Career Development Workshop - Effective Interviews
October 23, 2013
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join SSW Career Services on Wednesday, October 23 for their Effective Interviews workshop.This session will provide participants with the strategies and skills necessary to turn interviews into job offers. Best practices for preparation, attire, agenda and follow-up will be discussed. Read more
Post-Conflict Communities: A Conversation with Big Jon McCourt of the Peace and Reconciliation Group, Derry, Northern Ireland.
October 22, 2013
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join COSA and SEC on Tuesday, October 22 for "Post-Conflict Communities: A Conversation with Big Jon McCourt of the Peace and Reconciliation Group, Derry, Northern Ireland." McCourt will present a talk on post-conflict communities and his work in Derry and Northern Ireland peace and reconciliation. Read more
Fall 2013 Career Development Workshop Series: Resumes, Cover Letters & References
October 16, 2013
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Resumes, Cover Letters & References - This session will provide participants information, tips and tricks on how to effectively create and customize action and results-oriented resumes and engaging cover letters. Read more
CRSP Speaker Series: “Stratification Economics: Implications for Understanding Inequality”
October 14, 2013
12:00pm - 1:30pm
William A. Darity Jr., Arts & Sciences Professor of Public Policy and African and African American Studies; Professor of Economics; Chair, Department of African and African American Studies; and Codirector, Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality, Duke University Read more