News

December 05, 2011
Alumnus Kevin Corcoran inducted into the Brackenridge Circle Alumnus Kevin Corcoran, Ph.D., J. D. was inducted into the Brackenridge Circle in recognition of having made a planned gift to the Kevin Corcoran Endowed Fellowship and the Kevin Corcoran Dissertation Fund in the School of Social Work. Read more
December 05, 2011
Dean Larry Davis talks about the toll the recession is taking on black families Dean Larry Davis talked to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the toll the recession is taking on black families. Read more
December 02, 2011
“The Imperative of Integration: Race and Education,” December 9th Lecture at the Center on Race and Social Problems. Read more
December 01, 2011
SSW/GSPH graduate students chosen to sit on the newly created Allegheny County LGBTQ Advisory Council Congratulations to SSW/GSPH graduate student Gary Sadler and SSW/GSPIA graduate student Kelly Wilkinson who have been chosen to sit on the newly created Allegheny County Department of Human Services LGBTQ Advisory Council. Read more
November 28, 2011
MSW student organizes students with disabilities advocacy group MSW student Reba Landry is already drawing attention for her work organizing an advocacy group that will seek solutions to issues that affect students with disabilities. Read more
November 23, 2011
More praise about the "Evolving the Image of African-American Males in American Media" Summit In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, University of Pittsburgh Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Robert Hill writes about the "Evolving the Image of African-American Males in American Media" Summit and the work presented by Dean Larry Davis. Read more
November 23, 2011
Adjunct faculty member Carl Redwood comments on the "Occupy" movement Read more
November 23, 2011
School of Social Work assisting Oakland Planning and Development The School of Social Work is assisting Oakland Planning and Development Corp. (OPDC) with a new master plan for the Oakland neighborhood. Read more
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