Office of Diversity and Inclusion

The KanKouran West African Dance Company dancing on stage in bright yellow and orange attire.

Black History Month Programming Looks at the Past and Future

Born of a lunchtime conversation among three women faculty members and sponsored by multiple units on campus, the upcoming “Black to the Future” festival will showcase artistic talent, resilience and innovation.
Using sparklers to write H2P

Pitt Hosts Students from Franklin Regional School District for Disability Mentoring Day

The University of Pittsburgh hosted 13 students from Franklin Regional School District as they participated in Disability...
Kelley in front of an HRC logo on a building

Pride Initiatives Earn National Recognition

Pitt is building on a foundation of inclusiveness and awareness about LGBTQIA+ issues, inspiring student-led efforts and national praise.
two male students holding a box

Social Justice Week Events Celebrate Service and Inclusion Throughout the Community

All members of the Pitt community are invited to participate in events honoring the spirit and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Cathedral in the fall season

Office of Child Development Honored with UPSIDE Award

The Office of Child Development (OCD) has been awarded the Chancellor’s University Prize for Strategic, Inclusive and Diverse...
Kathy Humphrey and Mrs. Irvis

Historic Legislative Leader, Pitt Alumnus Celebrated at Residence Hall Dedication

Nearly 200 people gathered to honor the legacy of former Pennsylvania Speaker of the House of Representatives K. Leroy Irvis (LAW '54). The newly renamed K. Leroy Irvis Hall is the first building at Pitt named for an African-American.
Maggie Kennedy, a peer educator, standing at a podium

University Leaders and Community Partners Unite Against Sexual Assault on Campus

One in five college-age women and one in 14 college-age men have reported being a victim of a sexual assault while in college. Top officials and peer advocates from 13 regional colleges and universities are working to prevent these crimes.