March 1, 2021
Pitt School of Social Work Weekly E-blast
Celebrate Social Work Month!
During social work month we celebrate all of the amazing work our alumni and other social workers do in the world! Read about upcoming events for the month, and follow us on social media to see profiles, articles, and other fun facts about social work! Social media links can be found at the bottom of this page.
Anti-Racism Virtual Summit 2021
Pitt Social Work is pleased to be a sponsor for the Anti-Racism Virtual Summit 2021 March 16-18, co-hosted by SWHELPER and CSWE.

One benefit of sponsoring this event is that we can offer complimentary passes to all Pitt Social Work faculty, staff, and students, and discounted passes for alumni, field agencies, and friends.

Email Shannon Murphy for complimentary passes and discount codes
New article by Ohmer
Associate Professor Mary Ohmer's article "Youth-Adult Partnerships to Prevent Violence" was published in the Journal of Intergenerational Relationships. Read online.
Mentoring Week is almost here!
During the week of March 15th, each alumni mentor/student mentee pairing will connect and network for one hour during the week. Students get an opportunity to build professional network, practice networking, and a chance to ask alumni about their careers, advice on what students can do now to set themselves up for success after Pitt Social Work. The kickoff party is March 12th. Read more.

BASW alumna profiled in Post-Gazette
BASW alumna Shanon (Williams) Hughes talks community service through The Wellness Collective as part of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's series on African American trailblazers in Pittsburgh. Read more.
Upcoming Events
  • March 2, 2021: 2021 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum. 8am-8pm. Register here.

  • March 4, 2021: SHRS Spring 2021 Equity Justice and Inclusion Speaker Series w/ Dr. Valire Copeland. 12-1pm. Zoom link.

  • March 5, 2021: Continuing Education: Exploring Racism: Understanding Whiteness and the Clinical Implications. 10am-12pm. Register here.

  • March 15, 2021: Pitt Social Work Speaker Series: The Sustainable Development Goals: Moving us from international social work to global social work. 12-1pm. More information.

  • March 23, 2021: Alumni Speaker Series: "The Importance of Staying Connected: How your professors will be your colleagues" 12-1pm. Register here.

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