Events Archive

The First 100 Days” Teach-In: Women and Gender Issues
March 22, 2017
4:00pm - 6:00pm
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In the wake of the election, and to address student concerns, the SSW has planned a series of Teach-Ins on timely, topical issues as a retrospect on “The First 100 Days" of the new administration. Read more
World Social Work Week: Student Poster Session
March 21, 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Learn about fellow BASW, MSW, and Doctoral students’ international experiences. Discuss world human rights issues. Learn more about international social work. Read more
Pitt Day in Harrisburg
March 21, 2017
6:30am - 8:30pm
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Pitt Day in Harrisburg is the annual advocacy day for the Pitt community. Pennsylvania is facing a substantial budget deficit, and it's critical that our elected officials hear from you the importance of public higher education and the impact Pitt has on their constituents and the commonwealth. Read more
Social Work with LGBTQIA
March 20, 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Come learn about the experiences of LGBTQIA communities in Pittsburgh and services available in the community. For more information contact: Darren Whitfield, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work dlw83@pitt.edu Read more
Being Comfortable Being Uncomfortable Part II
March 17, 2017
4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Join the RACE Alliance for Part II of our series on community engagement! In this series the panelists will be community leaders and member of the university who are dedicated to the community surrounding the University. We encourage the audience to join in on the conversation! Read more
DEADLINE: Year of Diversity Book Club Raffle
March 17, 2017
(All day)
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Win a FREE copy of “Bad Feminist” by Roxane Gay and join the Diversity Book Club for Women's History Month! In 100 words or less, answer: “In your words, in your world, what does feminism mean?” Send to diversity@pitt.edu by March 17, 2017 **Subject: Book Club Raffle** Read more
DEADLINE: Year of Diversity Poster Session
March 15, 2017
(All day)
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Please join us to browse posters depicting events from the Year of Diversity. Beverages and cookies will be served. This event is open to all faculty, staff, students, and post-docs. Deadline to apply is MARCH 15. Read more
World Social Work Day Lecture: "The 'Greening' of Social Work: Striving for Environmental Justice"
March 14, 2017
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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"The 'Greening' of Social Work: Striving for Environmental Justice" by Michael S. Cronin, PhD, LCSW, Associate Professor and Coordinator, International & Community Development Concentration Read more
CRSP Speaker Series: "For the Sake of All: Translating Evidence into Action for Community Health"
March 13, 2017
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Center on Race and Social Problems Spring Speaker Series presents "For the Sake of All: Translating Evidence into Action for Community Health" by Jason Q. Purnell, Assistant Professor, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis Read more
Spring 2017 Career Development Workshop Series: Effective Interviews
March 02, 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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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
Teach-In: Health Care
February 28, 2017
4:00pm - 6:00pm
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In the wake of the election, and to address student concerns, the SSW has planned a series of Teach-Ins on timely, topical issues as a retrospect on “The First 100 Days" of the new administration. First up in this series is Teach-In: Health Care. Read more
Spring 2017 Career Development Workshop Series: Effective Interviews
February 28, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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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
Registration deadline: Never a Spectator event
February 24, 2017
(All day)
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The Never a Spectator campus event is a unique opportunity for Pitt students to network with some of the region’s most prominent leaders. Students will join elected officials, foundation heads, nonprofit leaders, and business leaders for an intimate evening and dinner reception. Read more
Interested in a Career in Community Organizing?
February 22, 2017
5:30pm - 6:30pm
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A community organizer with the Direct Action and Research Training Center (DART), will be on campus on Wednesday, February 22 at 5:30 pm in WPU 310 to discuss careers in community organizing with individuals interested in uniting congregations to work for social, economic and racial justice. Read more
SSW Speaker Series:“Radical Love in an Age of Racial Oppression: Social Work, Social Change, & the Politics of Unflinching Inclusivity”
February 22, 2017
12:00pm - 1:30pm
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“Radical Love in an Age of Racial Oppression: Social Work, Social Change, & the Politics of Unflinching Inclusivity” by Dr. John L. Jackson, Jr., Dean, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice Read more