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Westinghouse High Homecoming Weekend 2015

Posted by GTO on October 21, 2015 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Here's a small taste of the Alumni Festivities held at Westinghouse High School this past weekend. Go Bulldogs!


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Homewood Children's Village head resigns

Posted by Elwin Green on September 26, 2014 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Homewood Children's Village President and CEO Derrick L. Lopez has resigned, the organization announced this evening.

 

An emailed press release from HCV said that Mr. Lopez is stepping down to complete his doctoral dissertation at Michigan State University, where he is studying educational policy.

 

Dr. Shannah Tharp-Gilliam has been promoted from Deputy CEO, and Director of Evaluation and Research, to interim President and CEO.

 

Mr. Lopez ...

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Black Pittsburgh: Past and Future

Posted by C. Matthew Hawkins on August 11, 2014 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (1)

For some reason there has been a recent flurry of discussions on social media about the racial disparity report that was written by Ralph Bangs and Larry Davis of the School of Social Work back in 2007, as an op-ed written by the two for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Pittsburgh's shame," makes the rounds. Bangs has been documenting racial disparity in Alleghe...

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