Office of Community and Governmental Relations
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Throughout the past year, students, faculty and staff have found creative ways to keep tutoring, gardening and donating to their communities. During National Volunteer Week, find out how you can join them.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
On Tuesday, 250 Pitt advocates and elected officials participated in the first-ever virtual Pitt Day in Harrisburg, to tell state representatives and senators about how Pitt makes a difference in their lives and communities. Thank you and Hail to Pitt!
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
As students, faculty, staff, alumni and advocates log on for the first-ever virtual version of the annual Pitt Day in Harrisburg event, Pittwire invites readers to take a look back at stories that show Pitt’s contributions to the commonwealth.
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Pitt’s Office of Community and Governmental Relations, in collaboration with dining services provider Compass, food services distributor Sysco and community partners, recently delivered 5,000 USDA meal kits to Pittsburgh neighbors in six distributions near campus.
Friday, October 23, 2020
Think of them as your friendly neighborhood Panther pals: The Off-Campus Safety Ambassadors share information and resources with students living in off-campus housing to help keep the entire Oakland community safe.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Vice Provost and Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner spends an evening each week on a walk through the Oakland neighborhood to meet students where they are and offer goodies for following Pitt’s health rules.
Friday, October 2, 2020
The week is a re-imagined, weeklong event combining the annual Make a Difference Day and Day of Caring, and is an opportunity to “discover your pathway” in civic engagement.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Interested in volunteering your time or making a connection in the Pittsburgh community? Use Pitt’s Engagement and Outreach Map to locate organizations and learn what connections have already been established.
Friday, May 22, 2020
More than 600 Pitt community members have volunteered throughout the pandemic, demonstrating they are the helpers Fred Rogers said to look for in tough times.
Monday, April 20, 2020