Thursday, August 20, 2020
This week, Katie Fricchione (A&S ’12) is putting her Pitt degree to work as deputy director of public engagement for the DNC. And public health graduate student Amy Raslevich shared her personal story with the likes of Nancy Pelosi during a panel on health care coverage.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Brian Gahan (BUS '85G) answered the call to fight COVID-19 by leading a response force of 120 Army and Air Force reservists to develop and implement Illinois’ first drive-thru testing facility.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Pitt alum Johnmichael Bohach (A&S ’06) recently applied his architectural skills to a tiny Cathedral creation.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Four alumni called for hope, persistence and confidence in a conversation with members of the Class of 2020 during a recent panel discussion. The event, organized by the Pitt Alumni Association, is part of a larger effort at Pitt to launch the newest Panther alums to success.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The story of John Lush (A&S ’04, EDUC ’05G) and Susan Hedrick’s surprise, celebrity-studded wedding started with a viral tweet. See how the cast of “The Office” made their May nuptials extra sweet.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Donors made his MBA dream a reality, so Kumar Vijayendra spent his time at Pitt hoping to make them proud. In April, he graduated with the top MBA student honor from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Twenty years ago, Douglas Guy (A&S ’78) arrived in South Africa to launch an environmentally conscious self-help model for locals to build affordable, sustainable housing. Today, he's seeking solutions to the area's COVID-19 challenges.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Michael Buckstein (A&S ’18) recently took to Twitter and performed his own brass ensemble versions of Pitt’s alma mater and victory song while #HailingFromHome.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Gertrude Wade (EDUC ’44, ’46G) helped break the color barrier in Pittsburgh by landing the job as the first African American female principal in Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Monday, February 24, 2020
The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games were famous for Jesse Owens’ sweeping victories, but did you know that Pitt shares in the history too? A 21-year-old runner named John Woodruff (A&S ’39) paused mid-race and still managed to win the 800 meter competition. Pitt has his gold medal.