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December 12, 2012
MSW alum Michelle Sulkowski assists with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. MSW alum Michelle Sulkowski found her new calling while assisting with the Hurricane Sandy relief effort. Read more
December 12, 2012
Doctoral program alum Jason Mendez confronts bullying Doctoral program alum Jason Mendez confronts bullying and other topics in his unique course "Teaching Masculinities." Read more
December 11, 2012
City of Pittsburgh proclaimed Dec. 11 as “Homewood Children’s Village Day” The City of Pittsburgh proclaimed Dec. 11 as “Homewood Children’s Village Day,” honoring an initiative that was cofounded in 2008 by John Wallace, professor and the Philip Hallen Chair in Community Health and Social Justice and Pitt alumnus Aliya Durham (A&S ’99, SOC WK ‘02G, GSPIA ‘02). Read more
December 08, 2012
MSW graduate Joe Paglia works with military families. MSW graduate Joe Paglia recounts how his path led from Pittsburgh to working with military families and others in Savannah, GA. Read more
December 08, 2012
Alum and adjunct faculty member Richard Garland talks about One Vision One Life closing Alum and adjunct faculty member Richard Garland discusses the loss of the outreach organization One Vision One Life in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. Read more
December 06, 2012
Institute named for alumnus Kenneth Ramsey. An honor for alumnus and retiring President and CEO of Gateway Rehab Kenneth Ramsey. Gateway Rehab's services now will include the Kenneth S. Ramsey, Ph.D., Institute for Research and Training. Read more
December 05, 2012
Rediker to deliver free public lecture titled “The Legacy of the Slave Ship” at CRSP Speaker Series. University of Pittsburgh Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History and award-winning author Marcus Rediker will deliver a free public lecture titled “The Legacy of the Slave Ship.” at the Center on Race and Social Problems Speaker Series. Read more
December 05, 2012
Alumnus Dr. Len Faulk recognized for community service Alumnus Dr. Len Faulk is recognized for "bringing groups and communities together around common goals." Read more
November 30, 2012
Appetite for Advocacy: Political Empowerment in Social Work video now available online If you missed the Civil Action Movement's event Appetite for Advocacy: Political Empowerment in Social Work it is now available for viewing on Mediasite. Read more
November 29, 2012
Alumnus Demetrius Iatridis retires after 46 years as Boston College faculty member Alumnus Demetrius Iatridis will retire next month after 46 years as a faculty member in the Graduate School of Social Work at Boston College. Read more
November 28, 2012
MSW alumna Becky Abrams named communication affairs specialist at Highmark Inc. MSW alumna Becky Abrams is assuming the position of communication affairs specialist at Highmark Inc., where she will focus on sponsorships, grant making and special community programs. Read more
November 21, 2012
Dean Larry Davis discusses Pittsburgh's missing black middle class on NPR Dean Larry Davis discusses Pittsburgh's missing black middle class on NPR. Read more
November 21, 2012
Alumnus Kevin Corcoran (MSW, PhD) has written a new cookbook for social work students. Alumnus Kevin Corcoran (MSW, PhD) has written a new cookbook for social work students--Food For Thought: A Two-year Cooking Guide for Social Work Students. Read more
November 20, 2012
Social Work students placed on three winning teams in the DHS Student Case Competition School of Social Work students placed on three winning teams in the DHS Student Case Competition. SSW students on the winning teams were: 2nd place- Stephanie Meyer 3rd place- Yimeng Shi 4th place- Kelly Paulius Read more
November 12, 2012
Alumnus Robert Bowden takes part in the oral history project Alumnus Robert Bowden takes part in the oral history project "Crossing Fences," a Saturday Light Brigade Radio production funded by the Heinz Endowment's African American Men and Boys Initiative. Read more in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more