News

February 03, 2013
Board of Visitors member Edie Shapira is named board chair of the Pittsburgh Foundation. Board of Visitors member Edie Shapira is named board chair of the Pittsburgh Foundation. Read more about her life and work in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more
January 30, 2013
MSW alumna Breanna Jay profiled for work with the homeless Read more
January 30, 2013
Adjunct Professor Jody Bechtold and her work with gambling and older adults. The National Center for Responsible Gaming’s latest publication highlights the work of Adjunct Professor and Researcher Jody Bechtold and her work with gambling and older adults. Read more
January 21, 2013
MSW alum Debbie Benkovitz talks about the healing power of music MSW alum Debbie Benkovitz talks about the healing power of music in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review Read more
January 20, 2013
Laura Perry-Thompson recognized for commitment to community service Laura Perry-Thompson, director of Pitt-Johnstown Master of Social Work program, recognized for commitment to community service Read more
January 20, 2013
Dean Larry Davis weighs in on the new Quality of Life survey Dean Larry Davis weighs in on the new Quality of Life survey that finds black residents see the Pittsburgh region less positively in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more
January 19, 2013
BASW Junior Chelsea Davis was recognized by Pitt's Honors College BASW Junior Chelsea Davis was recognized by Pitt's Honors College for her engagement in learning in the community and using her education to effect positive social change. Read more
January 19, 2013
Doctoral program alum Dr. Robert L. Hewitt spoke about the passing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Doctoral program alumna Dr. Robert L. Hewitt spoke about the passing of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy to future generations during a service in Chambersburg, PA. Read more
January 18, 2013
MSW alum Charles Small helps get Pittsburgh Public School students "Promise Ready" MSW alum Charles Small was featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for his leadership role in the "We Promise" program, a new effort to help African-American male students meet the Pittsburgh Promise standards. Read more
January 18, 2013
Professor Lynn Coghill to be honored at the Women of Achievement Awards Dinner Professor Lynn Coghill will be honored at the 8th Annual Celebrate & Share ~ Women of Achievement Awards Dinner for her outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the community. Read more
January 16, 2013
Doctoral program graduate Emma Lucas-Darby elected member of the Nominating Committee of the ASWB Doctoral program graduate Emma Lucas-Darby has been elected as a member of the 2013 Nominating Committee of the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). Read more
January 12, 2013
Rosen talks to Jewish Chronicle Associate Professor Daniel Rosen talks to the Jewish Chronicle about his work as a member of the iMANAGE team; a program working to determine ways to prevent depression in older adults. Read more
January 12, 2013
MSW alum Jaime Harmon directs new adolescent services program MSW alum Jaime Harmon discusses her new adolescent services program which she directs at ARC Manor in Kittanning Read more
January 11, 2013
Associate Professor John Wallace to lead workshops at diversity conference Associate Professor John Wallace will lead workshops at the "Living in Color: Equipping Leaders to Serve in a Diverse World" conference, which is designed for educators, administrators, pastors, community leaders, college students, parents and others who are concerned with issues of diversity. Read more
December 20, 2012
SSW students travel to Guatemalan orphanage to donate toys MSW student Talia Hullum and others are traveling to a Guatemalan orphanage during the break to deliver toys and other gifts. Read more