News

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 16, 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
June 09, 2014
Talking about Death and Dying Stephanie Eckstrom, Program Coordinator of the Pitt-Bradford MSW Program, discusses the importance of communication at the end of life. Read more
June 08, 2014
Newsmaker: MSW alumna Lauren Stoner MSW Alumna Lauren Stoner runs a new leadership development program at NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania, a nonprofit in a national network that supports home ownership and community development. Read more
June 06, 2014
SSW Faculty participates in Pride Week event Dr. Liz Winter, Clinical Assistant Professor Academic Coordinator, Child Welfare Education for Leadership Program (CWEL), was a panelist at the "Intersections of Diversity" event. Read more
June 05, 2014
COSA Alum talks about Social Capital and the Power of Relationships COSA alumnus and CEO of Community Living and Support Services (CLASS), Al Condeluci talks about Social Capital and the Power of Relationships Read more
June 04, 2014
COSA Alum works to provide space for nonprofits COSA Alum, David Coplan, Executive Director at Human Services Center Corporation, adjunct faculty member, and member of Dean's Executive Council works to provide Nonprofit Spaces. Read more
May 27, 2014
Alumna and Civil rights pioneer Thelma Lovette passes away Alumna and longtime civil rights activist Thelma Lovette was the first black social worker at Mercy Hospital. Read more