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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
November 11, 2012
Social Work minor Faith Collins shines as a mentor for the Strong Women, Strong Girls organization Read more
November 05, 2012
The importance of being a good Oakland neighbor MSW student Lindsay Marshall talks about the importance of being a good Oakland neighbor in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Read more
October 24, 2012
Dean Larry Davis on the importance of diversity Dean Larry Davis weighs in on affirmative action and the importance of diversity. Read more
October 23, 2012
SSW faculty and graduate working on a new anti-violence coalition Adjunct faculty member Richard Garland and recent SSW graduate Freddy Jones are working on a new anti-violence coalition. Read more
October 21, 2012
Alumnus organize Sleep-in for the Homeless Alumnus Jon Hoffmann and future social work student Michelle Rojas are recognized for their work in organizing and participating in the Community Human Services Corporation's Sleep-in for the Homeless. Read more
October 20, 2012
Alumna Katie Wheeler talks about her two years in the Peace Corps Alumna Katie Wheeler talks about her two years in the Peace Corps and her current work in the FoodCorps in the Daily Inter Lake. Read more
October 17, 2012
Dr. Joseph Eaton, former director of the School’s Doctoral Program, passes away. The School of Social Work was deeply saddened to learn that Dr. Joseph Eaton, former director of the School’s Doctoral Program, passed away on October 15 at age 93. Read more about Dr. Eaton's work> Read more
October 14, 2012
Dr. Helen Cahalane to receive the 2012 Career Achievement Award Principal Investigator for the School of Social Work Child Welfare Education and Research Programs and Clinical Associate Professor Dr. Helen Cahalane has been selected to receive the 2012 Career Achievement Award from the National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA). Read more
October 10, 2012
The impact of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project Recognition of the impact of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The program is co-directed by Associate Professor Jeff Shook and Kevin Deasy (Pitt Law, Associate Dean of Students). Read more
October 03, 2012
Associate Professor John Wallace recognized in Pitt Magazine Associate Professor John Wallace is recognized in Pitt Magazine (page 7) for his 2012 Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award. Read more
October 02, 2012
Thought Leadership Summit led by alum James P. MCDonald School of Social Work alumnus and BNY Mellon's director of global philanthropy James P. MCDonald organized a Thought Leadership Summit to explore the challenges of youth aging out of foster care. Associate Professor Jeff Shook also participated. Read more
October 01, 2012
Associate Professor Jeff Shook talks about juvenile justice issues Associate Professor Jeff Shook talks juvenile justice issues and the recent Supreme Court ruling on 90.5 NPR/Essential Pittsburgh. Read more
September 30, 2012
Alum Kenneth Ramsey to receive Smart Business Pittsburgh’s 2012 Pacesetter Award. School of Social Work Alum Kenneth Ramsey, president and CEO, Gateway Rehab will receive a Smart Business Pittsburgh’s 2012 Pacesetter Award. Read more
September 29, 2012
Professors published by Oxford University Press Congratulations to COSA Chair Tracy Soska, Associate Professor John Wallace, and adjunct faculty members Carl Redwood and Adrienne Walnoha! They are featured in a special Pittsburgh-themed issue of the Community Development Journal, published by Oxford University Press. Read more