The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

Student worker at Millie's serving ice cream

Partners à la Mode

Local favorite Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream has opened in the former coffee cart space inside the University Store on Fifth. Get the full scoop on Pitt Dining’s sweet start to partnering with local businesses.

Register Now for the Day of Caring

The University’s annual Day of Caring volunteer and service event will take place on Friday, Oct. 18. Faculty and staff can register online now.
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Pitt–Titusville Welcomes 3 Partners in Developing Education Hub

Three partners have announced their commitment to join with the University to develop Titusville’s new education and training hub, which will offer new and enhanced academic and workforce training programs.
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Art and Ancestry

Whether she’s in the advising office serving first-generation students or engaging with Pittsburgh youth making Africana art on the weekends, creativity follows Sheba Gittens.
Lori Delale O’Connor, Dana Thompson Dorsey, Kari Kokka at the CUSEF forum

Center for Urban Education Hosts Sold-out Educator Forum

The Center for Urban Education hosted its annual forum, which brought together K-12 higher ed teaching practitioners and scholars to tackle the topic of how to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline.

Office of Child Development Develops Parenting Guide of Original Research

Over the past decade, experts at the Office of Child Development, part of the School of Education, developed a set of...

Just Discipline Project Shows Progress in New Report

A project out of Pitt’s School of Social Work designed to reduce out-of-school suspensions at the Pittsburgh-area...

New Awards Celebrate Pitt’s Community Partnerships

Five outstanding community partnerships were recognized in the University’s first annual Senior Vice Chancellor for...

Diego Chaves-Gnecco Named 2019 Pediatrician of the Year

Diego Chaves-Gnecco, associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics,...

Sociology Department Chair Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Suzanne Staggenborg, chair of the Department of Sociology at Pitt, has been honored with the John D. McCarthy Award for...