special events

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Lest We Forget: Life-Size Art Installation to Honor Holocaust Survivors

From Oct. 18 to Nov. 15, the pathway from the Cathedral of Learning to Heinz Memorial Chapel will be filled with 60 life-size portraits of Holocaust survivors, including 16 from the Pittsburgh region.

Activities Planned to Celebrate Pitt–Greensburg Founders Day

Starting with a golf outing on Friday, Sept. 27, Pitt–Greenburg will host activities including a blood drive, art show and duck dash in its annual Blue and Gold Celebration.

Coasting into Summer

University employees and their families and friends gathered at Kennywood amusement park to enjoy rides, food, dancing and games at the annual Staff Council-hosted event.

Last Chance for Half-price Pitt Day at Kennywood Tickets

Just a few days remain to get your tickets to enjoy roller coasters, games, food and raffles at the June 29 event.
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Chancellor Orders Up Perfect Weather for 2019 Picnic

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher’s Fifth Annual Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic celebrated the University’s community of employees with food, prizes, dancing and more.
PittServes activity for parents and kids

Kids Join Faculty, Staff for Take Your Child to Work Day

Across the University, staff, faculty and their littlest guests took part in a variety of activities that ranged from University- and department-wide to special one-on-one experiences.

Don’t Forget to Register for Next Week’s Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic

The Chancellor's Fifth Annual Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic will take place on Wednesday, May 1. Register now to be eligible for some fantastic prizes.

'Better Pitt, Better You' Is the Theme for 2019 Staff Spring Assembly

On Tuesday, May 14, join Staff Council for the annual Staff Spring Assembly, featuring an afternoon of lunch, breakout sessions and networking opportunities.

Chancellor’s Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic Will Feature Prizes, DJ and More

Join colleagues for food, carnival games, a caricature artist and friendly team competition for fabulous prizes including athletic tickets and a TV on Wednesday, May 1.

Mark Your Calendar for Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic

On Wednesday, May 1, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will host faculty and staff for an afternoon picnic with food, games and more.