The Plan for Pitt: Strengthen Communities

LaMonica Wiggins

Librarian Helps Aspiring Entrepreneurs Clear Pathways to New Ventures

Consultation, education and facilitation are just a few of the services that LaMonica Wiggins provides to aspiring entrepreneurs. As the University's new entrepreneurship librarian, Wiggins works with people who are exploring new business ventures and assists them with industry, company and market research to support their ideas.

Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will be honored with...
Valerie Kinloch

Pitt Education Dean Builds Community, Creates Culture of Dignity and Respect

School of Education Dean Valerie Kinloch dedicates her work to strengthening the school’s commitments to diversity, justice, wellness, urban education and its community impact.

Register to Attend the Community Engaged Scholarship Forum on March 29

The daylong forum, “Local Citizenship in a Global World,” takes place at the Twentieth Century Club (4201 Bigelow Blvd.) on Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Geovette Washington

Geovette Washington, Women's Leadership Council Strive 'To Make Lives Better'

Pitt’s senior vice chancellor and chief legal officer said that the United Way provides her with a way to become more involved and deepen her impact, especially with mentoring and creating a community for young women, at the University and the city of Pittsburgh.
Honors Convocation program cover

Outstanding Faculty Recognized at Honors Convocation

Thirteen faculty members were honored with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher’s Distinguished Public Service, Research and Teaching Awards, announced at the 43rd annual Honors Convocation.
Anthony Delitto

SHRS to Provide Distance Education Through New Partnership

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences has announced a partnership that will increase the school’s ability to reach underserved populations of prospective students and patients through multiple clinically integrated online graduate programs.

John Wallace Named Fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare

John Wallace, Dave E. Epperson Chair and Professor of Social Work, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of...
Kirk Holbrook

Hill District CEC Director Laying Groundwork Meaningful Partnerships

Even before ground is broken on a new community engagement center in the Hill District, Kirk Holbrook has spent six months laying foundations for strong relationships between the University and community members. This work, Holbrook said, will provide Pitt with an idea of how the CEC can best benefit residents’ needs.

Iris Marion Young Award Winners Announced

The Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program honored four student, staff and faculty members with the Iris Marion...