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April 25, 2012
Alumna Thelma Lovette is honored for her lifelong dedication to her community Alumna Thelma Lovette is honored for her lifelong dediccation to her community with the new Thelma Lovette YMCA in the Hill District. Read about it in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and New Pittsburgh Courier Read more
April 22, 2012
Assistant Professor Lovie Jackson was elected to the University Senate Community Relations Committee Read more
April 19, 2012
Associate Professor John Wallace recognized for his Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award Read more
April 19, 2012
Lecturer and Director of Career Services and Alumni Affairs Keith Caldwell elected as a member of the Faculty Assembly. Read more
April 19, 2012
Associate Professor Jeff Shook discusses the Jordan Brown case on Russian television Associate Professor Jeff Shook discussing the Jordan Brown case on Russian television (minute 2:31) Read more
April 16, 2012
Associate Professor Jeffrey Shook discusses the Jordan Brown case and juveniles in the criminal justice system Read more
April 16, 2012
John Wallace, the Philip Hallen Chair in Community Health and Social Justice in the School of Social Work receives the 2012 UAA-SAGE Marilyn J. Gittell Activist Scholar Award April 18-21 “Rethinking the Future of Urbanism: Cities and Regions in a Post-Industrial Era”— hosted by the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) that will include presentations on such topics as urban issues and policies, citizen journalism and engagement, and forms of local communication. Read more
April 16, 2012
Obesity in Black Communities is the topic of the April 19th CRSP Speaker Series Read more
April 15, 2012
Congratulations to the 2012 Community Practice Awardees Civil Action Movement (CAM), Rebecca “Reba” Landry, Mark Plassmeyer and Gale Schwartz Read more
April 13, 2012
Dr. Mary Beth Rauktis and Dr. Ralph Bangs were participant group speakers at the April 13th forum on Gender Pay Equity and Negotiation Dr. Mary Beth Rauktis (minute 22:17) and Dr. Ralph Bangs (minute 28:07) were participant group speakers at the April 13th forum on Gender Pay Equity and Negotiation. Video of the event is available on YouTube. Read more
April 12, 2012
SSW doctoral alum Johnathan Singer won the 2012 NASW Media Award for best website His site--Social Work Podcast--features interviews with notable social workers and other officials. Topics in 2011 included loneliness, military social work, runaways, coming out as an LGBT person and evidence-based practice. Read more
April 11, 2012
BASW President and graduated senior Chelsea Wilhelm, has been chosen to join the 2012 Teach for America corps BASW President and graduating senior Chelsea Wilhelm, has been chosen to join the 2012 Teach for America corps. Chelsea will be assigned to teach Early Childhood Education (Prek-3) In Southwest Ohio. Chelsea is also a member of the Social Work Honor Society and was a Hartford Fellow. Read more
April 09, 2012
Lecturer James Cox receives attention for his innovative "Stress Free Zone" Lecturer James Cox's work as Director of the University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center still receives attention for his innovative "Stress Free Zone" initiative Read more
April 07, 2012
Junior Joyce Knight receives scholarship Junior Joyce Knight has received the Pitt Women’s Association Scholarship in the amount of $6000. This scholarship is slated to only be for $5000 but Joyce was awarded an additional $1000! This will cover her entire tuition for this upcoming summer session. Read more
April 01, 2012
Tracy Soska, COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director, appeared on Comcast Newsmakers Tracy Soska, COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director, appeared on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss his work with Community Human Services. Tracy will receive the 2011 Community Ally Award May 19th for dedication to community improvement. Read more