Social Work Student Tre Tipton (A&S ’19) Wins Student-Athlete Achievement Award

Tre Tipton in a football jersey

Master of Social Work student and Pitt wide receiver Tre Tipton (A&S ’19) has been named a recipient of the Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award, presented annually by the National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals.

The award honors student-athletes who have overcome great personal, academic or emotional odds to achieve academic success while participating in intercollegiate athletics. 

Inspired by his own challenges, Tipton founded L.O.V.E. (Living Out Victoriously Everyday), a program that helps "empower, provide hope and build a community for collegiate student-athletes who are dealing with mental, emotional and physical struggles" through fellowship and access to professional help.

Read more about Tipton and the honor.