News

July 14, 2011
BASW gives books and hope to women behind bars ‎2010 BASW alum Michelle McGowan gives books--and hope--to the women behind bars at Rikers Island. Read more
July 14, 2011
School of Social Work’s Child Welfare Program hosts annual retreat for teens in foster care. Child Welfare Resource Center to Host Aug. 8-12 Retreat for Pennsylvania Teenagers in Foster Care at the Pitt-Johnstown Campus Read more
July 01, 2011
Dr. Lovie Jackson will join the School of Social Work this September as the new Assistant Professor in Health and Social Work. Read more
June 24, 2011
Center on Race and Social Problems Associate Director Ralph Bangs speaks at the “Reducing Youth Violence; Models for Success” symposium. Center on Race and Social Problems Associate Director Ralph Bangs speaks at the “Reducing Youth Violence; Models for Success” symposium. Read more
June 24, 2011
Dean Larry Davis's participates in the Community Empowerment Association’s Black Male Day of Solidarity Read more
June 23, 2011
Professor wins Manners award Assistant Professor Fengyan Tang wins Manners award for her project, “Retirement Transition, Volunteer Engagement and Physical Health.” Read more
June 21, 2011
Social worker salaries on the rise in the Pittsburgh region Social worker salaries on the rise in the Pittsburgh region, according to new Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program research. Read more
June 20, 2011
Dr. David E. Epperson, Dean Emeritus, passes away Our condolences go out to the friends and family of Dr. David E. Epperson, Dean Emeritus who passed away June 20, 2011. He will be missed. Read more about his life and work. Read more
June 20, 2011
SSW graduates recognized for contributions to their professions and their communities SSW graduates Oronde Sharif ('97) and Latika Davis-Jones ('07)were recognized as a few of The New Pittsburgh Courier’s annual FAB 40--for contributions to their professions and their communities. Read more
June 18, 2011
Doctoral program graduate researchs cyberbullying Read more
June 17, 2011
MSW graduate honored for her accomplishments. 2011 MSW graduate Kelie Darbouze, First Generation College Bound participant, was honored for her accomplishments. Read more
June 15, 2011
The School of Social Work would like to welcome new members of our full-time faculty-- James A. Cox, Jr. and Beth Mulvaney Read more
June 11, 2011
COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director Tracy Soska in the Tribune Review's Newsmakers Read more
June 10, 2011
Provost approves new Undergraduate Certificate Provost Patricia Beeson has approved an Undergraduate Certificate in Behavioral Health Case Management. The Certificate will be offered and administered through the School of Social Work, in collaboration with the Department of Psychology in the School of Arts and Sciences. Read more
June 08, 2011
Hartford Fellow receives Amdur Fellowship Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education Fellow Qiyi Zhang received the Amdur Fellowship this summer. Read more