News

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
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