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New Benefit Helps Employees with Student Loan Debt

A new partnership through TIAA offers Pitt employees resources to navigate federal student loan forgiveness programs, an alignment with a broader University priority of access and affordability.
Ideas for Plan for Pitt 2025 on a board

Diverse Collaboration at the Heart of Strategic Planning Workshops

At a recent workshop session, members of the Pitt community discussed the 2025 Plan for Pitt and brainstormed ways to evolve the University’s strategy for the next half-decade.
A Pitt Logistics and Printing Services employee loads the wrapped textiles bins into a truck for delivery.

Recycling Program Creates a New Life for Textiles

When you think of recycling, you may think primarily of glass, metals and paper, but a new sustainability initiative will offer the Pitt community a way to keep textiles—including clothing and accessories—out of the landfill.

Thornburgh Lecture to Address Redistricting Legislative Maps

The Jan. 31 Thornburgh Forum’s Discussions on Governance Lecture Series will welcome David Thornburgh for a keynote address on state redistricting reform.

Register for Pitt Day in Harrisburg on March 17

Join alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of Pitt to urge legislators to make Pitt a budget priority.

Pitt Commons Training Session Jan. 27

Featuring a forum for general questions, the training session will help users discover opportunities for mentoring, networking and connecting within the Pitt community.

United Way Campaign Reaches 90% of Goal, Prize Winners Announced

The Pitt United Way Campaign has raised more than $675,000 through faculty, staff, retiree and special events donations.
The Office of Human Resources held a bean bag toss tournament outside their offices at Craig Hall.

OHR United Way Campaign Includes a Bit of Everything

From volunteer events and raffles to a competitive bean bag toss tournament, the Office of Human Resources strives to encourage full employee participation across its organization.

Plan for Pitt 2025 Workshops for Faculty, Staff Schedule

A series of workshops in January and February will provide opportunities for all members of the Pitt community to share feedback and suggestions to help inform and shape the Plan for Pitt 2025.

Equipoise Unity Luncheon to Honor Kathy Humphrey

Equipoise’s Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Luncheon will honor Kathy Humphrey, senior vice chancellor for engagement and secretary of the Board of Trustees, with the Creating a Just Community Award.