Thursday, June 4, 2020
This year’s United Way campaign resulted in total pledges of more than $718,000, the highest amount ever raised by the campaign. The campaign’s total included nearly $25,000 raised from special events—also a record for the University.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The families of Pat Narduzzi, Jeff Capel, Lance White and Heather Lyke are donating a combined $500,000 to the Pitt Center for Vaccine Research. They're joined by the Pirates, Steelers and Penguins, which will give $100,000 each.
Friday, April 10, 2020
The University has created several ways the Pitt community can help advance vital COVID-19 medical research, support students in need and participate in service activities.
Friday, February 21, 2020
On Tuesday, Feb. 25, alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty and staff are invited to come together and support Pitt. It’s easy to make a gift to the area that matters most to you.
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.