News

August 29, 2013
SSW student Kristen Hochreiter making change in Uganda SSW Pitt sophomore Kristen Hochreiter found herself in Uganda - and is now finding ways to create positive change for the people of the country she has grown to love. Read more
August 29, 2013
SSW students promoting volunteerism among Pitt students In an effort to promote volunteerism and community outreach at Pitt, the University has formed the Pitt Serves Committee and an affiliated student organization. Read more
August 22, 2013
Inaugural Browne Leadership Fellows to present work Please join us as the inaugural class of Browne Leadership Fellows presents on their experience in community action and service. Monday September 16th – 12pm-1pm. School of Social Work Conference Center – 2017 Cathedral of Learning Read more
August 20, 2013
Child Welfare Education and Research Programs now on Facebook Read more
August 20, 2013
Alum named Mayo Clinic’s next vice president, administration and chief administrative officer The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees has named MSW alumna Jeff Bolton Mayo Clinic’s next vice president, administration and chief administrative officer. Read more
August 20, 2013
Alumnae named 2013 Behavioral Healthcare Champion MSW alumnae Pat Beckett, the executive director of the Children's Center, has been named a 2013 Behavioral Healthcare Champion by Behavioral Healthcare magazine. Read more
August 20, 2013
Liaison librarian Arif Jamal is recognized for helping students, staff, and faculty refine their research Read more
August 14, 2013
Intern helps children get a free lunch Social Work student Matthew McParland is working with this summer to coordinate the free lunch program at the UPMC Health for Life Summer Camp Program in Braddock. The program serves about 40 children a day. Read more
August 13, 2013
Fall 2013 CRSP Speaker Series Schedule Announced Read more
August 13, 2013
2013-2014 School of Social Work Speaker Series Schedule Announced Read more
August 09, 2013
Doctoral Program Director talks about client violence In light of the recent shootings at two law firms, Doctoral Program Director Christina Newhill talks about client violence and risk factors. Read more
August 09, 2013
Helen Cahalane talks to NPR You can now listen to Helen Cahalane’s NPR interview about aging out of the foster care system. Read more
August 09, 2013
Seeking nominations for the 2014 Community Practice Award The Community Practice Award ($1,000 student support account – so student need to be continuing for at least the fall 2014 term) will be presented in 2013 and is included in the School’s afternoon of recognition for graduating students. Read more
August 01, 2013
Retiring Professor Gary Koeske will be missed Dr. Gary Koeske touched the lives of many students over the years. Read about some of their best memories. Read more
July 31, 2013
Cynthia Bradley King elected to board Field Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator, Child Welfare Education for Baccalaureates Cynthia Bradley King was elected second vice chair for the board of trustees of Family Services of Western Pennsylvania for the 2013-14 board term. Read more