News

November 23, 2011
University Senate plenary session dominated by social work topics Keynote speaker SSW alumnus Kevin Jenkins of the Pittsburgh Foundation said “I am proud to call myself a social worker." Read more
November 22, 2011
Congratulations to the four SSW students who competed and won in the Allegheny County Department of Human Services 2011 Case Competition 1st place- Samantha Mangino 2nd place- Elizabeth Sielen 3rd place- Ke Yan 4th place- Beatrice Lors Read more
November 21, 2011
2011 Men of Excellence Awards for Board of Visitor member Eric Springer and the late former Dean David Epperson The Pitt Chronicle writes about the 2011 New Pittsburgh Courier Men of Excellence Awards for Board of Visitor member Eric Springer and the late former Dean David Epperson. Read more
November 20, 2011
School of Social Work's research support for the crime reduction program praised The Erie Times-News examines the positive effects of the School of Social Work's research support for the crime reduction program Ceasefire. Read more
November 19, 2011
Dean Larry Davis will receive Community Leadership Award Dean Larry Davis will receive the Community Leadership award at the Ronald H. Brown Leadership Gala hosted December 2nd by the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. Read more
November 17, 2011
Tracy Soska, COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director, named to next editorial team for the Journal of Community Practice Read more
November 14, 2011
Community Partner Award for SSW Hartford Progam and Allegheny County Allegheny County DHS, Area Agency on Aging awarded the 2011 Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education Leadership Award for Outstanding Community Partner in recognition of their work with the Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education at the School of Social Work. Read more
November 13, 2011
Pitt basketball player and SSW student Dante Taylor talks about his major University of Pittsburgh basketball player and SSW student Dante Taylor talks about why social work is his major in the Tribune Review. Read more
November 11, 2011
Dean Larry Davis spoke about the effects that that negative media images have on African-American males Dean Larry Davis spoke about the effects that that negative media images have on African-American males as part of a daylong conference- “Evolving the Image of the African American Male in American Media” Read more
November 11, 2011
Race in America Conference reports now online In keeping with a primary goal of the Race in America conference, the Center on Race and Social Problems now has online all seven reports on the topics discussed at the Conference: education, economics, criminal justice, race relations, health, mental health, and families, youth, and the elderly. Read more
November 10, 2011
Associate Professor Daniel Rosen talks about taxi discrimination Associate Professor Daniel Rosen talked to WTAE-TV about taxi discrimination in Pittsburgh. Read more
November 10, 2011
At CRSP lecture Dr. Linda Lane discussed educational equity Read more
November 07, 2011
John M. Wallace's lecture “Making Pittsburgh ‘Most Livable’ for All: Lessons Being Learned From the Homewood Children’s Village.” Associate Professor and Philip Hallen Chair in Community Health and Social Justice John M. Wallace's lecture titled “Making Pittsburgh ‘Most Livable’ for All: Lessons Being Learned From the Homewood Children’s Village.” was covered by the University Times. Read more
November 03, 2011
Many SSW Faculty and Doctoral Students presented at the 2011 Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting. Read more
November 02, 2011
Dean Larry Davis spoke about negative media portrayals and African American Males Dean Larry Davis spoke about the harmful psychological effects negative media portrayals have on African American Males at a Symposium sponsored by University Public Affairs and the Heinz Endowments. Read more