Union of Black Social Work Students

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We aspire to bring together students at the bachelor, master, and doctoral levels to advance Black Social Work Values, celebrate the history of Black Social Work at UPitt, enhance the professional development of members, and promote the well-being of people of the African Diaspora.

To learn more about us or to join, please contact us at ubsws.pitt@gmail.com.

2020 Executive Board

President: Jordan Pollard, MSW(c)

Vice President: Chandler Dangerfield, MSW(c)

Business Manager: Cortney VanHook, PhD student

Communications Director: Teshiana Smith-Nichols, BASW(c)

Secretary: Shayla Preston, MSW/MPH(c)

First Year Student Lead:  vacant

Faculty Advisor

Dr. James P. Huguley

Interim Director, Center on Race and Social Problems

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work