News

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
November 01, 2011
SSW and Child Welfare Training program student Justin Lee testified about the benefits of foster kids "aging out" at 21. Read more
October 31, 2011
Institute for Clinical Research Education's Graduate Spotlight is on new SSW assistant professor Lovie Jackson Read more
October 29, 2011
SSW alum Gina Jones is honored as one of Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40 Read more
October 27, 2011
The late Dr. David Epperson is recognized as a man "who made a difference" The late Dr. David Epperson is recognized as a man "who made a difference" by the New Pittsburgh Courier. Read more
October 25, 2011
Board of Visitor member Eric Springer 2011 Legacy Honoree Board of Visitor member Eric Springer will be the 2011 Legacy Honoree at the 50 Men of Excellence awards dinner. Read more
October 21, 2011
The Journal: Race and Social Problems has successfully completed its third year. The Race and Social Problems journal has successfully completed its third year Read more
October 19, 2011
SSW alumna Thelma Lovette ('72) to have Hill District YMCA named after her in honor of her years of community service. Read more
October 16, 2011
Dean Larry Davis will speak at the one-day summit “Evolving the Image of the African American Male in American Media.” Dean Larry Davis will speak at the one-day summit at the University of Pittsburgh Nov. 1st titled “Evolving the Image of the African American Male in American Media.” Read more
October 16, 2011
The Legacy Laureate program honored Dr. Edward Sites The Legacy Laureate program honored Dr. Edward Sites (PhD ’76 School of Education & MSW ’64 School of Social Work). The longest-serving faculty member in the history of the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. Read more
October 14, 2011
Now on iTunes U! Dean Larry Davis talk “The Status of Black Males in America: Implications for Higher Education” Be sure to visit the iTunes U University of Pittsburgh page for School of Social Work lectures. Now available: Dean Larry Davis talks about “The Status of Black Males in America: Implications for Higher Education” Read more
October 11, 2011
MSW Alum a strong advocate for excellence in education. MSW Alum ('95) Casey Harris, executive director of A+ Schools and a strong advocate for excellence in education, is profiled by Pop City. Read more
October 10, 2011
Dean Larry Davis participated in an October 1st community panel discussion about David Mamet’s play Race. Read more
September 29, 2011
Lecturer Beth Mulvaney explains why Pittsburgh is a great place for older residents. Read more
September 27, 2011
School of Social Work connections honored among the New Pittsburgh Courier's 50 Men of Excellence Several people connected with the School of Social Work will be honored among the New Pittsburgh Courier's 50 Men of Excellence for 2011: Board of Visitors member Eric Springer, Dr. Grady Roberts; and Dean and Professor Emeritus David Epperson will be listed in memoriam. Read more