News

June 21, 2013
Browne Leadership Fellow helps with library renovation Browne Leadership Fellow Dominique Benzio is involved in the creation of new, interactive programs. Read more
June 21, 2013
Incoming MSW student registration dates Read more
June 20, 2013
Doctoral Program Director has article published Doctoral Program Director Christina Newhill had an article published in the latest NASW mental health newsletter. Read more
June 20, 2013
Dean Davis bids farewell to Pitt's Robert Hill Dean Larry Davis spoke at the retirement party for Robert Hill , Pitt’s vice chancellor for public affairs. Read more
June 17, 2013
Race, Ethnicity and Poverty Summit a success The first ever Race, Ethnicity and Poverty (REAP) Summit brought researchers and center directors from across the country to discuss funding, collaboration and the future of REAP research. Read more
June 17, 2013
Dean Larry Davis gives radio interview about Trayvon Martin case Dean Larry Davis spoke with with WPFW 89.3 Washington D.C. about the upcoming George Zimmerman trial. Read more
June 15, 2013
Dean Larry Davis discusses the Cheerios Ad controversy Interracial relationships can still be a sensitive topic even today explains Davis. Read more
June 12, 2013
Dean Davis interviewed about Trayvon Martin trial Read more
June 07, 2013
MSW Alum changed the lives of many MSW alumnus Moses Carper dedicated his life to working with children and making his North Side neighborhood a better place to live. Read more
June 06, 2013
First-of-its-kind event being hosted by the Center on Race and Social Problems The very first national gathering of Race, Ethnicity, and Poverty Centers is being hosted by the Center on Race and Social Problems June 6-7, 2013. The summit presents an opportunity to bring together individuals who are addressing many of America’s most critical and long-standing problems. Read more
June 01, 2013
MSW alum wins Vanguard Diversity Award MSW graduate Christopher W. Robinson won the Vanguard Diversity Award from the Community College of Allegheny County for his “commitment to providing culturally diverse and relevant educational programs and events to the students and staff of CCAC South Campus.” Read more
May 28, 2013
Opportunity for SSW students involved in healthcare The Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Entrepreneurship Competition allows students to present their healthcare related idea/technology during the Science2013 event in October. The winner of the competition will receive $10,000 to move their healthcare related idea towards commercialization. Read more
May 23, 2013
SSW administration welcomes some new additions The School of Social Work is proud to announce some staff promotions for the 2013-2014 academic year. Read more
May 12, 2013
University of Johnstown MSW Program Coordinator honored for her work University of Johnstown MSW Program Coordinator Ms. Laura Perry-Thompson will be honored at the YWCA of Greater Johnstown Tribute to Women Awards dinner on Thursday, May 23rd. She will be receiving the Tribute to Women Award in Education. Read more
May 09, 2013
SSW Faculty Members elected to the University Senate Assistant Professor Rachel Fusco was elected to the Faculty Assembly and Associate Professor Helen E. Petracchi was elected to the Senate Educational Policies Committee. Read more