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New Director Named for Veterans Services, GI Bill Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Pitt Tie

Iraq War veteran Aryanna Berringer was named director of the Office of Veterans Services and the original GI Bill celebrates its 75th anniversary this month — it was drafted by Harry Colmery, a Pittsburgh native and 1916 Pitt Law grad.
Pitt delegation with Eddy Award

Award-winning Retirement Plan Communications Strategy Puts the Focus on Employees

The University’s work with financial services provider TIAA to help employees explore investment options and choose the right ones for them has been lauded for its communication and education efforts.

Map, Virtual Tour Let Users Experience Campus in a More Dynamic Way

The University’s new campus map and virtual tour let users not only locate campus buildings but also explore resources like accessible entrances, shuttle stops and composting stations.


Last Chance for Half-price Pitt Day at Kennywood Tickets

Just a few days remain to get your tickets to enjoy roller coasters, games, food and raffles at the June 29 event.

Take a Deeper Dive into PARK(ing) Day Planning

On Wednesday, June 26, join the Center for Creativity for a session to sharing more information about the September event, including creative solutions to typical planning challenges.

Staff Council Summer Events: Yoga, Kennywood

This summer, Staff Council has planned a slate of events featuring brown-bag lunch sessions, therapy dog visits and yoga on the Cathedral lawn.

UPMC Race Through Space Fitness Challenge Launches

The fitness challenge aims to inspire daily physical activity through planetary missions and prizes.