News

April 18, 2018
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Doctoral student awarded fellowship Doctoral student Serwaa S. Omowale will be a fellow for the Dr. C. Tsehloane Keto Student Leadership Development and Mentorship Program, also called “Keto Fellow” offered by the National Council for Black Studies. Read more
April 17, 2018
Student awarded national fellowship MSW student Christina Arp was awarded the Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System (CAVHS) Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral and Interprofessional Psychosocial Rehabilitation Fellowship award. Read more
April 16, 2018
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PhD student on panel Doctoral student Daniel Jacobson presented on a panel regarding how sexual assault affects marginalized communities- particularly gay Latino and Black men. Read more
April 11, 2018
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Professor elected to board Assistant Professor Darren Whitfield has been elected to the AIDS Free Pittsburgh Advisory Board. Read more
April 11, 2018
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Healthcare occupations will only grow in the Pittsburgh region MSW alumna Kathi Elliott spoke at the annual Mamie Garland Scholarship event: “We have to pay attention to what is going on in our communities and our schools, otherwise we ultimately are going to pay the consequences because our kids are not being prepared." Read more
April 11, 2018
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Dean Davis wins award Dean Davis was named a 2018 B-PEP Jazz Awardee at the 32nd anniversary Black Political empowerment Project (B-PEP) event. Read more
April 06, 2018
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MSW alumna to be ordained MSW/Master of Divinity alumna Carolyn Moss will be ordained as the new minister at Slippery Rock Presbyterian Church. Read more
April 05, 2018
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Professor awarded grant Assistant Professor Leah Jacobs’ project “Building a Classroom without Walls: Teaching Neighborhood Assessment with Google Earth,” has been awarded a 2018 Innovation in Education Award from Provost Patricia E. Beeson and the Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence. Read more
April 05, 2018
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Professor interviewed on podcast Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor Jerry Cochran was interviewed on the Journal of Addiction Medicine podcast about improving opioid addiction treatment for pregnant women. Read more
April 05, 2018
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Students hear first-hand accounts of the turbulent days after MLK’s murder Students from the Westinghouse College in High School social work class interviewed Pittsburgh civil rights icons in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more
April 04, 2018
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Professor speaks about MLK University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown MSW program coordinator Laura Perry-Thompson reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Read more
April 04, 2018
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Students honor MLK Students from the Westinghouse College in High School social work class interviewed Pittsburgh civil rights icons in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more
April 03, 2018
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Students report on community work in Homewood Elizabeth Steiner, a sophomore social work and sociology major, worked with Homewood’s Community Development Collaborative, the CEC administration and Building United — an organization focused on increasing home ownership within Homewood. Read more
March 31, 2018
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Adjunct profiled in the Pitt News Adjunct professor Richard Garland was profiled regarding his work in Pittsburgh's communities. Read more
March 30, 2018
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Faculty member elected to board Assistant Professor Darren Whitfield was invited to join the board of directors for Persad Center. PERSAD CENTER is a human service organization whose mission is to improve the well-being of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning) communities. Read more