News

July 22, 2014
Memorial service set for beloved Pittsburgher and SSW alumna Thelma Lovette A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 1, at 4:30 p.m. at the Thelma Lovette YMCA 2114 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested gifts to the Thelma Lovette YMCA. Read more
July 22, 2014
Former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs passes away Former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Dr. George Plutchok, passed away on July 21, 2014. Read more
July 22, 2014
Now accepting nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards This year features the new "Rising Star Alumni Award" that recognizes recent social work graduates. Read more
July 22, 2014
Browne Fellows work to grow communities through shared gardens Browne Leadership Fellows Holly Giovengo and Shannon Achille are spending eight weeks working this summer in the Millvale Garden. Read more
July 18, 2014
Center on Race and Social Problems 2014 Fall Speaker Series Announced The Fall 2014 CRSP Speaker Series is sponsored by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Read more
July 16, 2014
MSW alumna Elaine M. Brody passes away MSW alumna Elaine M. Brody, an expert on issues affecting the elderly passed away on July 9, 2014 Read more
July 09, 2014
SSW professor discusses intergenerational trauma Assistant Professor Lovie Jackson Foster discusses intergenerational trauma in Social Work Today. Read more
June 27, 2014
Continuing Education Fall 2014/Winter 2015 Program Schedule Announced! Read more
June 27, 2014
SSW offers new Integrated Healthcare Certificate The new Integrated Healthcare Certificate Program prepares graduate social work students specializing in direct practice with the knowledge and skills necessary to work with individuals, families, groups, and communities in a variety of institutional and community-based health-related settings. Read more
June 26, 2014
SSW Career Services launches Twitter feed The School of Social Work Office of Career Services has launched a Twitter feed to provide students and alumni with the most up-to-date job postings. twitter.com/pittsswcareers Read more
June 26, 2014
MSW alumna chosen as Presidential Management Fellow MSW Alumna and former Center on Race and Social Problems Project Coordinator Dan'Talisha Deans was just selected as a Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program. She’ll be working at U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Read more
June 26, 2014
MSW student and MSW alumna train to help students with disabilities MSW student Briana Barnes and MSW alumna Cheryl Dennis provided volunteer services this year as LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) students at the Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Read more
June 26, 2014
SSW alumna shares advice on the Huffington Post MSW alumna Akirah Robinson shares advice about love, relationships, and life in general on the Huffington Post. Read more
June 15, 2014
SSW helps Pitt reach United Way goal Pitt was honored June 5 with a Best of the Best Award from the United Way of Allegheny County, which said the University’s 2013 campaign “epitomized excellence in planning and organization, creativity, dedication, and results.” Read more
June 09, 2014
Pitt-Bradford hosts MSW information session The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold an informational session Wednesday June 11, 2014 about the University’s Master of Social Work degree offered on the Bradford campus. Read more