News

December 01, 2015
Dr. Valire Copeland appointed to County Ethics Commission After a vote by the Allegheny County Council, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Valire Carr Copeland was appointed to the Accountability, Conduct and Ethics Commission (ACE Commission). Read more
November 30, 2015
MSW students excel in County Competition Several MSW students placed in the top teams at the Allegheny County Department of Human Service Local Government Case Competition including: COSA student Ivonne Sanchez (2nd place), COSA student Rodney Glover (3rd place), and COSA Student, Vaneasha Davis (4th place). Read more
November 23, 2015
Report by SSW Research Associate brings one Pittsburgh neighborhood into the spotlight Research Associate Anita Zuberi's report "The Pittsburgh Neighborhood Distress & Health Study: Neighborhood Profiles" revealed Chartiers City is Pittsburgh's most vibrant and healthy African American community. Read more
November 23, 2015
“Why Are They Angry With Us?” New book by Pitt School of Social Work Dean Larry E. Davis confronts issues of race in America Read more
November 12, 2015
Faculty member's work empowers girls worldwide The University Times examines the impact of School of Social Work Associate Professor Sara Goodkind’ Peace Corps project Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World), which the organization now labels its “most widespread gender empowerment initiative.” Read more
November 12, 2015
Professor profiled in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review Danny Rosen, David. E. Epperson Associate Professor at the School of Social Work, was profiled in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He was recently recognized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh with its Volunteer of the Year Award. Read more
November 09, 2015
Coverage of the Julian Bond commemoration Both panelists and audience members asked deep questions about race in America and the new civil rights movement. Read more
November 09, 2015
Lynn Coghill profiled in local paper MSW Program Director Lynn Coghill talks about her life and career choices in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review Read more
November 09, 2015
Dean to be interviewed about new book Dean Larry Davis will appear on Elaine Effort’s 10 am radio show Tuesday, November 10th at 10 am on KQV-1410 to discuss his new book—Why Are They Angry With Us? Essays on Race Read more
November 06, 2015
Alumnus interviewed about the life of a nonprofit leader MSW alumnus Dave Coplan is the Executive Director of the Human Services Center and Director of the Mon Valley Providers Council. Read more
November 06, 2015
Listen to the Repulsing the Monkey interview on WESA's website You can now listen to the interview with playwright Mike Eichler, Associate Professor Mary Ohmer and MSW student Carly Cottone on WESA about Repulsing the Monkey. Read more
November 02, 2015
Faculty member writes about the positive changes in PA child welfare laws Helen Cahalane, Principal Investigator for the Child Welfare Education and Research Programs authored a guest blog--"A Title IV-E Graduate’s Courage Lead to Major Child Protection Reform in Pennsylvania" on the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare website. Read more
November 02, 2015
Professor joins wage fight Associate Professor Jeffrey Shook was named to the Wage Committee by Pittsburgh City Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess. Read more
November 02, 2015
2016 Student Executive Council voting open now This year, there are 14 students running for SEC positions. Read more
October 30, 2015
The School of Social Work Will Host Faculty Panel for Grad School Week Read more