News

July 17, 2013
CRSP summit brought together educators to discuss racial education gap “A Call to Conscience: Effective Policies and Practices in Educating African American Males” sponsored by The Heinz Endowments brought in local and national educators and administrators to discuss solutions to the persistent racial achievement gap. Read the local media coverage here. Read more
July 17, 2013
MSW student receives award for his work with foster children Matthew Steiner received the Permanency Professional Recognition award at the 21st Annual Pennsylvania Permanency Conference in Lancaster on Wednesday. He works to find foster children permanent homes through adoption or reuniting them with their biological parents or other relatives. Read more
July 08, 2013
CRSP hosts summit on the topic of Black Males and Education Center on Race and Social Problems will host teachers and school principals from throughout the region, and strategize on how to help Black male students. The by-invitation-only event is sponsored by The Heinz Endowments. Media coverage is welcome. Read more
July 08, 2013
Student project highlights challenges for those in need The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is struggling with fewer caseworkers while the number of those having difficulty putting food on the table has grown. Read more
July 04, 2013
Remembering a MSW alumnus and Jewish Community Leader Bill Kahn's dedication to the Jewish community and civil rights will not be forgotten Read more
July 04, 2013
Alumna receives Community Service Award from Family Resources Wanda Beasley received the Community Service Award from Family Resources, a nonprofit that works to prevent and treat child abuse, for her performance as a social worker. Read more
July 01, 2013
Dean Larry Davis talks about the unique challenges faced by Black scholars Dean Larry Davis was on the panel at Robert Morris University’s Uzuri Think Tank “Perspectives: A Community Focus Group On Black Male Educational Success”. Read more
June 26, 2013
Dean Davis talks about the increase in economic disparities Read more
June 24, 2013
Faculty member Mary Beth Rauktis writes about letting go Mary Rauktis, Research Assistant Professor, writes about the Cathedral of Learning's resident peregrine falcons and the ups and downs of parenthood. Read more
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