College of General Studies

Regina Futcher in a black top
With support from a Summer Undergraduate Research Award, senior Regina Futcher’s excavation of 1970s gay print publications brings marginalized voices to the fore.
The 2019–20 academic year marks the inauguration of new majors, innovative online offerings and collaborations among different schools across the University of Pittsburgh. Highlights include programs in engineering, arts and sciences, computing and many others.
two women in college gear with arms around each other
Tracy Floyd (NURS ’91) and Carla Jackson (CGS ’91) weren’t close friends when they attended Pitt, but a life-changing illness brought them together in 2015. April is National Donate Life Month, and these two alumnae celebrate it in a special way.
Kris and Dave Karthak, seated next to each other, smiling
With the 2018 midterm elections swiftly approaching, University of Pittsburgh faculty member Kris Kanthak is trying to make discussing politics a little easier to navigate — with the help of someone familiar.
male graduate in cap and gown; his mother and aunt on either side of him pinching his cheeks
The University of Pittsburgh commencement ceremonies on April 26 and 29 celebrated all that Pitt students have accomplished thus far — as well as the promise of what is yet to come. Visit the media galleries that showcase the pride, excitement and optimism of the Pitt Class of 2018.
Matelan in a blue shirt and glasses
From backyard-built thrill rides to presidential security detail in Dublin, David Matelan's path to Pitt focused on leadership and ingenuity. After serving five years in the Marines, he's set to graduate with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering this month.
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Pitt Vets members reach out beyond the University campus to serve the community and region while also helping student veterans adjust to college life.