Assistant Professor Deborah Moon has received University of Pittsburgh Year of Engagement funding to support "The CHURCH (Congregations as Healers Uniting to Restore Community Health) Music Project." Read more.
Shook co-authors op-ed
Jeff Shook, an associate professor of social work and principal investigator of the Pitt Wage Study, co-wrote this Tribune-Review op-ed taking UPMC to task over how it pays its housekeeping, food service, transportation, medical techs, assistants and aides.
Research Manager completes credential recertification
Research Manager Laurie Mejia was recertified as a Certified Research Administrator (CRA) by the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) in December 2020. The certification is the culmination of rigorous testing and education, including 80 contact hours of continuing education. Read more.
The Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation has elected MSW alumnus Charles Greene as its new chairman. The foundation was created by the Eta Tau Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. to provide financial assistance to nonprofit organizations that service and support the minority community in Greater Akron. Read more.
Justice Scholars program recognized
On March 2, the 2021 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum recognized the people and groups recipients of the Partnerships of Distinction honor including the Justice Scholars Institute a program that provides courses for college credit, workshops that help students understand the expectations of the college environment, and real-world learning experiences that engage the youth in their community.