News

May 04, 2015
Incoming Student Information Be sure to check out the Incoming Student website for incoming MSW student registration dates. Read more
May 01, 2015
Home & School Visitor Conference videos released The Home & School Visitor Certificate Program 2nd Annual Conference Trauma in a School Setting video highlights are now available online. Read more
May 01, 2015
COSA certificate for Excellence in Community Practice presented to class The COSA certificate for Excellence in Community Practice was presented to the spring 2015 Community Organizing Class in recognition of their collective efforts to support and advance the Fast Food Workers "Fight for $15 and A Union" campaign. Read more
May 01, 2015
Inaugural Cannon Fellows Announced The inaugural Ida Cannon Fellows in Integrated Healthcare have been announced. This is a federally-funded program that will support 31 students during academic year 2015-2016 to complete Concentration Field Placements (second year field placements) in approved Integrated Healthcare settings. Read more
April 28, 2015
Alumnus honored by Ohio University MSW alumnus Richard W. Greenlee was selected by the Eastern Ohio Alumni Chapter of Ohio University as the 2015 Austin C. Furbee Award honoree, in recognition of his dedication and contribution to Ohio University and the community. Read more
April 23, 2015
New Bridges Issue released The Spring 2015 issue of Bridges magazine focuses on Race and Criminal Justice. Read more
April 20, 2015
Dean Davis op-ed in the Sunday Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Dean Larry Davis’s op-ed—“Are race relations worse under Obama?”--in the Sunday Pittsburgh Post-Gazette addresses various issues that have affected race relations in the past few years. Read more
April 16, 2015
MSW alumna speaks at Pitt's TEDx MSW alumna Tara Sherry-Torres talked about the experience of founding Cafe con Leche, a Pittsburgh-based pop-up restaurant. Read more
April 16, 2015
Associate Professor Emerita passes away Associate Professor Emerita Carmen Diaz passed away April 10, 2015. Read more
April 16, 2015
Dean's remarks published by Center for Social Development Dean Larry Davis gave the talk--"The University, the Community, and Race" in November 2014 at Washington University. Read more
April 16, 2015
MSW Program Director and students go to state capital MSW Program Director Lynn Coghill accompanied the Social Policy and Gerontology class to Harrisburg to meet with legislators to advocate for social work and aging legislation. Read more
April 10, 2015
MSW student Monica Wignot is making waves MSW student and Pitt women’s basketball team player Monica Wignot won the online "Pittsburgh March Madness Tournament" beating out hometown favorites like Sidney Crosby and Andrew McCutchen. Read more
April 10, 2015
Home & School Visitor Certificate Program hosted 2nd Annual Conference The Home & School Visitor Certificate Program hosted their 2nd Annual Conference, “Trauma in a School Setting”. The meeting objectives were to define trauma, explain how trauma may impact child/teen behavior and learning, & identify characteristics of trauma informed practices in a school setting. Read more
April 09, 2015
2 SSW students selected for the 2015-2016 class of Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Lance Hershberger and Stefanie Miller will represent the social work profession, joining other trainees on the LEND project who will represent speech and language pathology, physical therapy, psychology, medicine, education, and audiology. Read more
April 09, 2015
Faculty member's work highlighted on Federal website Autism research by SSW Assistant Professor Dr. Shaun Eack and Dr. Nancy Minshew (Pitt Professor of Psychiatry) is being highlighted on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs website. Read more