Tomorrow the Pitt Day of Giving is finally here! Make your gift to Pitt Social Work at: pittdayofgiving.com. The School’s Board of Visitors has issued a special challenge! Every 50 donors to Social Work on Pitt Day of Giving unlocks another $5,000 from the Board of Visitors in challenge funds - up to $20,000 for 200 donors! All challenge funds received will go toward student support.
Q&A with Sara Goodkind about her new EIC role
Associate Professor Sara Goodkind was just named part of a three-person Editor-in-Chief team at Affilia, the feminist social work journal. She spoke to us about her history with the publication and what lies ahead. Read more.
Faculty member co-edits special issue about pandemic
Doctoral candidate, Laurenia Mangum, along with colleagues from the Graduate School of Public Health are presenters at the 2021 Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Engaging Humanities in Health, April 9-10, 2021. Their presentation highlights the use of personal essays and narrative reflections of art images to deepen understanding of global health concepts and intersectionality among undergraduate and graduate students.
Working Radically – It’s More Feasible Than You Think!
A Grounded Strategies Blog Post featured MSW COSA Student Philip Lawson who is their current Vacant Land Stewardship Intern. Read the post on their website.
Obituary: Margaret C. Carty
BASW alumna Margaret C. Carty, executive director of the Maryland Library Association and a Navy veteran, passed away Feb. 4 of complications from cancer at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Read more in the Baltimore Sun.
Doctoral alumna launches campaign for City Council seat
The Senior Services of Alexandria’s Virtual ‘Stay-at-Home’ Gala will give a special honor to MSW alumna Kate Garvey, Director of Alexandria’s Department of Community and Human Services, for her leadership in developing an effective response to the Covid-19 crisis through the coordination of local non-profit activities and the creation of innovative programs designed to help those most negatively impacted by the pandemic. Read more.
Now Hiring: Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator
The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work is seeking a qualified Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator. The Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and executing admissions, recruitment, and financial aid processes for all Social Work Programs including bi-annual admission to the UPJ and UPB MSW cohorts. See full job description.
February 22, 2021: Love Songs Through the Ages Trivia Night! 4:30-6pm. Zoom link.