Human Resources Receives 2018 UPSIDE Award

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is the recipient of the 2018 UPSIDE Award for its Career Transition Project.

The University Prize for Strategic, Inclusive, and Diverse Excellence (UPSIDE) Award acknowledges programs at Pitt that are dedicated to increasing diversity and inclusion within the University community through innovative approaches.

Led by Tom Armstrong, recruiter for the Veterans and Individuals with disABILITIES programs, and Janet Gerster, recruiter on OHR’s talent acquisition team, the Individuals with disABILITIES and Veterans programs through the Career Transition Project encourage a welcoming and inclusive workplace environment. These programs aim to hire individuals with disabilities and veterans at the University, as well as to provide outreach opportunities to the Pitt community.

Read more about Armstrong and Gerster’s work in University Times.