Announcements

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Join Pitt in Recognition of Juneteenth

The University of Pittsburgh’s Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion will mark Juneteenth, the annual holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, with two virtual events: Black Emancipation: A History of Celebration and From Swing Low to Strange Fruit: The Sounds of Liberation.

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Return to Campus Planning Town Hall for Staff

Pittsburgh campus staff are invited to join a virtual town hall on Tuesday, June 15, at 3 p.m. to learn more about the University’s plans for returning to campus this summer.

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Registration Now Open for 2021 Diversity Forum

Plus, submit your artwork to the Art of Diversity Showcase by July 9 and your virtual poster proposals by July 16.

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Staff Council Virtual Retreat on June 15

All Pitt staff members are invited to the virtual retreat, “Yes, There is Room for YOU Too! Reimagining Your Professional Path.” Plus, get involved in additional activities with Staff Council.

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Submit Your Project to the ACCelerate Smithsonian Creativity and Innovation Festival

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit engaging and compelling projects with supporting media that demonstrate research and teaching impacts and have the potential to attract visitors to the Washington, D.C., event. The deadline is July 12.

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Staff Council, Pitt IT Host Tech Trainings

The summer trainings and Q&As will cover Microsoft Teams and Zoom.

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Hillman Library Reinvention Continues

Beginning in July 2021, the first and second floors of the Hillman Library will be closed for renovations. During the approximately 18-month closure, patrons will need to enter the library on the ground floor level.

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Staff Council Survey Open Through June 11

The voluntary, anonymous survey aims to assess and address how responsibility creep or job creep has impacted Pitt employees both before and since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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Treats for Faculty and Staff Next Week

Stop by locations on all Pitt campuses next week to get free donuts and meal vouchers during Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week.

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Register: Forging Futures Through Black Educational Histories

The 2021 Center for Urban Education Summer Educator Forum, held June 16-19, will focus on what we can learn from Black educational traditions. Anyone is welcome to attend the virtual event.

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Early Morning Phone Outage Planned for June 7

Most phones on the Pittsburgh campus will be able to place calls but unable to receive them during the 4 to 7 a.m. maintenance window. Pitt Police will continue to receive calls at 412-624-2121 from any active phone, and the University’s ENS will also remain operational.

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Summer Vaccine Clinics at Nordenberg Hall

Regular vaccine clinics will be held throughout the summer on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Submit Artwork to the Pride Gallery

Any Pitt community member can submit artwork to the Pitt Pride Month LGBTQIA+ Creative Gallery. Creative works will be displayed on the gallery’s website and on University social media channels.

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Early Morning Phone Outage on June 7, Pitt Police Number Remains Active

Pitt IT is performing telephone network maintenance from 4 to 7 a.m. on Monday, June 7. Most phones on the Pittsburgh campus will be able to place calls but unable to receive them during the maintenance window. Regional campuses will not be affected.

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Students: Share Feedback About Your Pitt Experience by June 6

Survey participants have an opportunity to be randomly selected to win Apple AirPods from the Office of the Provost.

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Vaccine Clinics Scheduled at Nordenberg Hall

The Moderna vaccine for ages 18+ will be offered on Wednesday, May 26, and Thursday, May 27, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Register today.

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Pitt Resource for Allergy Sufferers

Employees, consider booking an appointment with a pharmacist through the Comprehensive Medication Management program.

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Pitt Worx Outage May 21-23

Fill out your timecard and make Open Enrollment adjustments before or after the outage.

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Join Upcoming Pitt IT Town Halls

Staff and faculty are invited to join Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer Mark Henderson for town halls on May 12 and 13, respectively.

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Call for Volunteers

COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held on May 5 and 6 at Nordenberg Hall and May 11, 14 and 20 at the Petersen Events Center. Sign up to help.