Monday, February 10, 2020
Heinz Memorial Chapel holds a special place in Pitt alumnus’ Roger Glunt’s memories: It was a refuge from the stressful academic life during his student days as well as a place where he and his wife, Lee, renewed their wedding vows—twice. Weddings at the Chapel have a long tradition at Pitt, and an all-in-one package offers the opportunity for a simplified ceremony in the spectacular setting that so inspired Glunt.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
An initiative of Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, the program will accommodate up to 150 seniors graduating in spring 2019. Those accepted will receive up to $5,000 toward their eligible student loan balance upon graduation.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The generosity and enthusiasm of the University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff sent the 2017 Pitt United Way campaign soaring — raising $673,962, the annual initiative’s highest total ever.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
The community of University of Pittsburgh alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends responded to this year’s Pitt Day of Giving by donating a record-setting $9,029,828.
Monday, December 11, 2017
More than 150 people from Pitt and Sodexo Campus Services, the University’s dining service, offer 2,500 meals to individuals and families in need at the annual Christmas Day at Pitt event. Pitt staff and faculty also donate holiday gifts for children and gift bags filled with cold weather essentials.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Papers from B.J. Johnson — a teacher and dancer who was integral in founding Pitt's Department of Africana Studies — and from the Kuntu Theatre and its founder, Vernell Lillie, shed light on the performing arts community of Pittsburgh.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Young people are donating more money, time and gifts to charity as it becomes easier through social media and online campaigns like #GivingTuesday — the philanthropic response to the consumerist Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
Friday, October 27, 2017
As Pitt kicks off its 14th United Way campaign, one Pitt staff member explains why she supports the campaign and gives to the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
The Henry L. Hillman Foundation has made a commitment of $3 million per year for 10 years for ongoing support of the Hillman Fellows for Innovative Cancer Research Program, where researchers cultivate novel cancer discoveries that improve patient care.
Friday, July 28, 2017
Richard Rauh (A&S '62, '64G) said some of his warmest memories are of his time at Pitt and in and around the theater. His $1 million gift will support University theater productions and the newly renamed Richard E. Rauh Studio Theatre.