The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

An Olympic medal from 1936
The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games were famous for Jesse Owens’ sweeping victories, but did you know that Pitt shares in the history too? A 21-year-old runner named John Woodruff (A&S ’39) paused mid-race and still managed to win the 800 meter competition. Pitt has his gold medal.
Scott O'Neal in a red sweater in front of a choir
As part of the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, public health project manager Scott O’Neal recently debuted the role of Satan in a metal opera based on “Paradise Lost.” The production was the brainchild of Stewart Copeland of The Police.
Naeem Aziz, wearing a black coat and shirt, speaking to panelist Zhaojin Zeng, wearing a light blue dress shirt in front of a crowd
More than 250 people attended a panel discussion on Feb. 12 to hear a group of Pitt and county experts discuss the coronavirus outbreak.
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Ann E. Cudd and Greg Scott speaking outdoors
Humphrey in a leopard print jacket speaking at a microphone
Pitt is one of a select number of universities honored with a Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement—a recognition of the many partnerships and initiatives that contribute to the well-being of our community.
Rachel Coombs
The new space, meant to forge connections and encourage cross-campus collaboration, is the result of efforts led by the Graduate and Professional Student Government.