News

August 25, 2015
Alumna was an advocate for homeless veterans MSW Alumna Vincena “Vinnie” Malec not only changed lives, but saved them. Read more
August 17, 2015
School of Social Work 2015 Fall Speaker Series Announced Speakers include Tracy Soska and James Herbert Williams. Read more
August 17, 2015
Social Work as a second career MSW alumnus Anthony Kennedy's military service allows him to help vets in an unique way. Read more
August 12, 2015
Alumna serves up Latino food and culture MSW and COSA alumna Tara Sherry-Torres works to connect people through food and cultural events. Read more
August 06, 2015
Retreat gives older foster teens a chance to share experiences Helen Cahalane, principal investigator of Pitt's Child Welfare Education and Research Programs and faculty member in the School of Social Work, leads the 2015 Older Youth Retreat at the Pitt-Johnstown campus. Read more
August 03, 2015
Research to Assess Nondrug Psychosocial Approach for Adults with Autism Dr. Shaun Eack has received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to determine whether nondrug psychosocial treatments can improve the quality of life for adults with autism spectrum disorder. Read more
July 29, 2015
Alumna brings technology to those in jail Deputy Warden Latoya Warren, a joint degree alum from the SSW and GSPIA, leads efforts at the Allegheny County Jail to offer tablets with more than 2,000 hours of programming, including vocational/educational courses and lessons on health and wellness, personal finance and parenting. Read more
July 27, 2015
MSW alumnus uses art to heal MSW alumnus and art therapy director Brant Meehan helps volunteers to make unique art cards at Cancer Caring Center in Bloomfield. Read more
July 27, 2015
COSA alumna helps attract entrepreneurs to Allentown neighborhood COSA alumna Siena Kane, Allentown Business District Manager at the Hilltop Alliance, helps host the “Open in Allentown" event. Read more
July 24, 2015
Cultural pride can help children succeed Assistant Professor James Huguley talks about why it’s important to teach kids to celebrate their African American heritage. Read more
July 21, 2015
Center on Race and Social Problems 2015 Fall Speaker Series Announced Speakers include Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay Read more
July 21, 2015
Now accepting nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards It is time to nominate our colleagues who have distinguished themselves in the field of social work. Read more
July 21, 2015
Looking at poverty from the inside out Visiting Research Associate Stephanie Boddie, writing in JET magazine, challenges readers "to sound the alarm and create more comprehensive policies focused on family-centered, community-based asset building strategies." Read more
July 10, 2015
Ageless Wisdom crowdfunding campaign surpasses goal The Ageless Wisdom crowdfunding campaign, which ended July 1st, surpassed its $7,500 goal by raising over $8,100. Read more
July 10, 2015
Dr. James Huguley joins SSW faculty Dr. James Huguley, who came to the School as a Postdoctoral Fellow in 2013, will be an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center on Race and Social Problems and School of Social Work. Read more