Pitt Connection

December 2018


Hyundai Sun Bowl

The Pitt Panthers face the Stanford Cardinal in the Hyundai Sun Bowl at 2 p.m. EST on Monday, Dec. 31 in El Paso, Texas. Join us for an alumni reception on Sunday, Dec. 30, and a pregame event on game day featuring a buffet and special appearances by the Pitt cheerleaders, dance team, and Roc. Tickets and travel packages are now available.

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Pitt License Plate Holiday Offer

Purchase a Pitt license plate before Dec. 31 to get a free Pitt license plate frame, logo keychain, and “Hail to Pitt!” tote bag!

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Pitt Celebrates First Panthers Forward Class

Panthers Forward aims to reduce federal student loan debt and, in turn, help new graduates gain greater economic stability. This program’s inaugural participants gathered on Dec. 7 for a welcome celebration with alumni and Pitt leadership.

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University of Pittsburgh Honor Roll of Donors

Philanthropic contributions from alumni and friends furthers the impact of our academic programs and important research, advances human understanding, and increases innovation and economic growth regionally and around the world. The fiscal year 2018 Honor Roll recognizes individuals who gave to the University of Pittsburgh between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

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Three Pitt Professors Named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has appointed three University of Pittsburgh professors as members of its 2018 lifetime fellowship cohort.

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Hyundai Sun Bowl Game Watches

Join fellow Panther fans in your region for a Hyundai Sun Bowl Game Watch. All fans, friends, and family are welcome.

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Hydropower Plan Marks Pitt’s Largest-ever Commitment to Renewable Energy

The University of Pittsburgh plans to purchase all the power produced by a proposed hydropower station to be built on the Allegheny River. The facility at the Allegheny Lock and Dam No. 2 will supply 25 percent of Pitt’s electric power. 

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Ancient Traditions of the Inland Sea of Japan

Experience the timeless splendor of Japan and South Korea on this seven-night cruise across the full length of the historic Inland Sea plus two nights in Kyoto. Visit captivating ports of call featuring seven UNESCO World Heritage sites on board the exclusively chartered Five-Star Le Soléal.

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