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.

2021 Executive Board

Shayla Preston - President

Emmanuela Abraham - Vice President

Cortney VanHook - Business Manager

Teshiana Smith-Nichols - Secretary

Deva Bennett - Communications Director


Faculty Advisor

Dr. James P. Huguley

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Associate Professor, School of Social Work