Each Wednesday for the past year, @Pitt’s newsletter has arrived in the inbox of the more than 18,000 faculty and staff who work at the University. The newsletters bring notice of the week’s latest news of note about Pitt and the stories — your stories — of what it’s like to work at an innovative and pioneering university.
Progress is always in progress
In @Pitt’s second year, we’re looking forward to introducing updates to the newsletter and website, including a new feature where we’ll share news about faculty and staff new hires, promotions and appointments.If you have ideas about what might make a great addition to @Pitt or if you have content you’d like to share for publication, contact Ellie Graves, director of internal communications.
From stories that illustrate how units across our campuses are executing on strategic goals to features and accolades that celebrate community engagement, diversity, professional development and achievements, it has been our privilege to share the great work of Pitt and its people.
Our stories earned more 200,000 views from readers this year. Here are the 10 most-read stories during @Pitt’s first year. (Listed in the order in which they were published.)
Flu shot season is here and all faculty and staff are encouraged to get a flu shot to help stay healthy throughout the winter months. Faculty and staff with UPMC Health Plan coverage can receive a flu shot at no cost. (Sept. 12, 2018)
The doors to Oakland’s newest grocery store, Forbes Street Market, is located in the heart of Pitt’s campus and opened to the public on Friday, Oct. 26. (Oct. 30, 2018)
The second annual awards recognized six faculty members for excellence in integrating diversity and inclusion into their courses through innovative teaching methods and updated curricula. (Nov. 14, 2018)
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and Pitt's Office of Human Resources honored employee service anniversaries at a luncheon event held Dec. 4. (Dec. 10, 2018)
The final version of the University’s Pittsburgh Campus Master Plan is now available while the Office of Facilities Management seeks input on the Institutional Master Plan for submission to the City of Pittsburgh. (Feb. 20, 2019)
The royal blue and gold Pitt script made its official comeback when the University’s athletic department unveiled a new visual identity at Bigelow Bash event on Sunday, April 7. (April 10, 2019)
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher’s Fifth Annual Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic celebrated the University’s community of employees with food, prizes, dancing and more. (May 7, 2019)
At the Pitt Farmers Market, customers can shop local vendors who support sustainability and healthy eating and dining. Read more and see photos from a recent market. (June 12, 2019)
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher recognized 10 Pitt staff members with awards for efforts in community engagement, mentoring and research support. (Aug. 14, 2019)
You may be noticing a new look for the University. It’s all part of a fresh and modern update of Pitt’s marks and colors, which was steered by the input of more than 4,000 stakeholders, including faculty and staff. (Aug. 21, 2019)