Diversity & Community
Monday, February 4, 2019
The January event, held on the 50th anniversary of the sit-in, included a candlelight procession recreating the march from the student union to the Cathedral and a ceremony passing the mantle of Black Action Society leadership from one generation to the next.
Monday, November 26, 2018
For 48 years, Pitt has invited international jazz artists to convene for a week of on-campus seminars and a popular concert at Carnegie Music Hall. But another high note of Jazz Week is the annual outreach activity in Pittsburgh’s Hill District.
Friday, November 9, 2018
The Office of Veterans Services works to support more than 500 veterans earning degrees at Pitt. Learn about the unique experiences of students like Abbie Osborn — a psychology student, veteran and member of the Air National Guard.
Monday, November 5, 2018
Drawing strength and inspiration from each other, thousands of people congregated Monday at the Cathedral of Learning to honor those killed Oct. 27 in Squirrel Hill.
Monday, October 22, 2018
More than 400 celebrants gathered for the grand opening of Pitt’s first Community Engagement Center — a long-term commitment in the East End neighborhood that’s much more than a building.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Pitt’s chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers marks Hispanic Heritage Month — the group’s busiest time of year.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
In the tumult of 1968, a group of students gathered to form what would become the Black Action Society. The mission? To advocate for the concerns of Black students at Pitt and members of the local African American community.
Friday, August 10, 2018
The second annual Air Force Association CyberCamp immersed 250 high schoolers in activities to identify malicious code, check for hackers and defend simulated network systems.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Brian Burley (BUS ’13G) continues the social enterprise he started with the launch of his book “YNGBLKPGH” (Young Black Pittsburgh). The book features more than 140 African-American professionals under the age of 40.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Recently relocated to Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, Pitt's Manufacturing Assistance Center offers classes, programs and workshops in precision manufacturing, providing skills needed to work in a range of technical industries.