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2013 Alumni Awards

On Friday, October 11, alumni and friends gathered to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of three iSchool alumni.  Martin Weiss, Associate Dean and Professor, presented Leona Mitchell (MSIS ’81) with the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award, Bella Karr Gerlich, PhD (’06) with the 2013 Professional Achievement Award, and Alexia Hudson-Ward (MLIS ’05) with the 2013 Young Alumni Award.  To read more about the event and the awardees and to view photos, visit here.

Volunteer to Participate in Professional Development Day

The iSchool will host its annual Professional Development Day on Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm.  Alumni volunteers are needed to conduct resume reviews and mock face-to-face interviews. Breakfast will be provided. To volunteer, email Marci Carothers at mbc20@pitt.eduLearn more.

Support the iSchool

Join the more than 150 alumni who have supported the iSchool since July.  Give online today or email Marci Carothers at mbc20@pitt.edu for more information.

Join the Pitt Alumni Association

Membership in the Pitt Alumni Association is the best way to stay connected to your University. Joining provides benefits and discounts to you and your family while providing funding for student programs and scholarships. Learn more.

Passing of Professor Emeritus Anthony Debons

The iSchool at Pitt regrets to announce the passing of one of the foremost pioneers of Information Science, Professor Emeritus Anthony Debons. Dr. Debons passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2013. For more information about Dr. Debons, including his memorial services on Friday 10/24 and Satuday 10/25, please click here.


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