News

August 05, 2012
MSW Alum Dr. Wayne Lindstrom Named President and CEO of Mental Health America. Read more
August 03, 2012
The Center on Race and Social Problems Speaker Series tackles the topic of food justice Read more
July 31, 2012
MSW Alum Judge Robert A. Douglas Jr. retires after 15 years on the bench. MSW Alum Judge Robert A. Douglas Jr. retires after 15 years on the bench. Read more
July 31, 2012
Congratulations to our new BASW Program Director Keith Caldwell! Keith Caldwell has been named Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program director. Caldwell previously was the Director of Career Services and Alumni Affairs for the School of Social Work, with teaching responsibilities in both the BASW and MSW programs. Read more
July 27, 2012
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Center on Race and Social Problems’ Summer Institute on Racial Health Disparities The July 18 Center on Race and Social Problems’ Summer Institute on Racial Health Disparities, where experts shared their research on diabetes disparities as they relate to the Black community, was covered by the New Pittsburgh Courier. Read more
July 18, 2012
CRSP Summer Institute and Diabetes Prevention The latest Center on Race and Social Problems Summer Institute on health disparities focuses on what programs are offered to prevent Diabetes and better manage it in Allegheny County. Read more
July 10, 2012
MSW alum Aerion Abney working with State Rep. Jake Wheatley MSW alum Aerion Abney, new legislative assistant in the office of State Rep. Jake Wheatley, Jr., is working with community members in South Pittsburgh. Read more
July 08, 2012
"Guardian Angel" program pairs social work students with transplant patients The "Guardian Angel" program pairing social work students with transplant patients and their families has been getting national attention. Read more
July 06, 2012
The benefits of a joint Social Work degree Joint Master of Social Work/Master of Divinity alumna Elizabeth Trexler (’05) discusses the benefits of joint degrees. Read more
July 02, 2012
Beth Duffy (BASW '82) oversees Einstein Medical Center expansion Beth Duffy (BASW '82), Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, is getting the 146-bed, $350 million hospital ready for its first day of operation. Read more
July 01, 2012
Cynthia Bradley-King, CWEB Academic Coordinator, elected to Family Services of Western Pennsylvania Board Cynthia Bradley-King, Academic Coordinator, Child Welfare Education for Baccalaureates and Field Assistant Professor, was elected to the Family Services of Western Pennsylvania Board for the 2012-13 term. Read more
June 28, 2012
COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director Tracy Soska spearheaded the CRC COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director Tracy Soska spearheaded the community relations committee (CRC) mobilization of the University’s academic and social resources to aid Hazelwood. Read more
June 27, 2012
Center on Race and Social Problems Tackles Racial Health Disparity Issues The Center on Race and Social Problems Tackles Racial Health Disparity Issues in Four Summer Institutes. Read more
June 24, 2012
MSW alum Shirl Regan talks about the challenges of managing a social service agency Shirl Regan, MSW alum and executive director of the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, discusses the challenges of managing a social service agency in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review Read more
June 20, 2012
Dean Larry Davis discusses the increase in Pittsburgh's Asian population Dean Larry Davis discusses the increase in Pittsburgh's Asian population in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read more