Facilities Management Division

Samantha Ford

Samantha Ford Joins Office of Sustainability as Project Coordinator

Samantha Ford joins the Office of Sustainability as sustainability projects coordinator. This new position expands the University...

Pitt Seeks Faculty, Staff Input for New Health and Wellness Center

The new center — which will physically link the University’s upper and lower campuses — is slated to open for faculty, staff and student use in 2022. Projected at around 300,000 square feet, the center will accommodate a range of wellness, fitness, club and recreational activities and support an active, healthy and engaged lifestyle. 

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle to Boost Pitt’s Recyclemania Results

For the 11th consecutive year, the University’s Pittsburgh campus is participating in Recyclemania. Faculty and staff can help Pitt’s efforts to “outrecycle” the competition by clearing out paper, electronic devices, batteries, toner and other recyclables during the March 11-14 spring break workweek.

Historical Marker on Campus Celebrates City’s Early Radium Industry Ties

A Pennsylvania Historical Marker commemorating Standard Chemical Company and its role in radium production has been...

Hydropower Plan Will Provide 25 Percent of Campus Electricity

Pitt has signed a letter of intent to purchase 100 percent of the power from a low-impact hydroelectric plant to be built on the Allegheny River at the existing Allegheny Lock and Dam No. 2, just below the Highland Park Bridge.

Pitt Grounds Department Gets a Green Star

Andy Moran, senior manager of grounds in Facilities Management, accepted a 2018 Green Star Award on behalf of the...

Mary Rugh Inducted Into Electric League of Western Pennsylvania’s Hall of Honor

Mary Rugh, senior manager for electrical in Facilities Management, has been inducted into the Electric League of Western...

Claim a Free Energy Efficiency Kit Through Oct. 31

Do you use Duquesne Light for energy? If so, you can claim a free kit with LED bulbs, thanks to a program coordinated with assistance from Pitt's Facilities Management.

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Gives Pitt Silver Rating

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has recognized Pitt’s sustainability...