Pitt Connection

February 2018


Pitt Day of Giving: February 28

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, February 28 to make your gift on Pitt Day of Giving and share your Pitt pride by encouraging your own network of family and friends to be a part of the day, too. Together, we will make Pitt even stronger!

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Pitt and UPMC Announce $200 Million Immunotherapy Investment and Creation of Innovation Facility

Pitt and UPMC leaders announced plans to establish the new UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center, with much of its activity planned within an eight-story innovation hub. The initiative is part of a concerted effort to harness the power of the human immune system to treat and cure a wide range of diseases.

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Pitt✦Stops: February 22

Join the Pitt Alumni Association on Thursday, February 22 for the second of our monthly Pitt✦Stops series. Our February event, “How to Start or Grow a Business: Realizing the Potential,” will be held at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township. Uncover the many programs and services that the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE) at Pitt offers to help entrepreneurs realize the potential of their innovative ideas.

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Hail to Pitt in New York: March 5

Join us on March 5 in New York City for an alumni reception at historic Gotham Hall.

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Pitt Day in Harrisburg: March 20

Alumni are encouraged to join Pitt faculty, staff, and students on Tuesday, March 20 for a one-day trip to Harrisburg for an opportunity to influence state lawmakers by telling their University of Pittsburgh story. Harrisburg-area alumni are invited to a Pre-Pitt Day in Harrisburg reception on Monday, March 19, hosted by the Keystone Pitt Club and the Pitt Alumni Association.

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Pitt Alumni Network of Western PA

Read the Pitt Alumni Network of Western PA monthly update for networking, lifelong learning, volunteer, and social events that are open to all alumni in Western PA.

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Theatre Performance & Reception: April 15

Join the Pitt Alumni Association on Sunday, April 15 for Pitt’s Department of Theatre Arts performance of Recoil. Recoil is collectively created by Pitt Theatre Arts students in collaboration with professor Cynthia Croot. A reception will follow the performance.

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Pitt Club and Council Registration Form

Register to learn more about volunteer opportunities with our affinity councils and regional Pitt Clubs. Whether you volunteer on campus or in your local community, you can make a difference for Pitt while having fun, making new friends, and networking with professionals who hail to Pitt like you!

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Symphony on the Blue Danube

Visit five countries and up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites on this custom-designed journey featuring three nights in Prague and a five-night cruise on the Blue Danube aboard the deluxe M.S. Amadeus Queen. Enjoy private classical music performances and a comprehensive schedule of guided excursions. There are Berlin pre-program and Budapest post-program options.

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School of Medicine Match Day Fundraiser

On “Match Day” (Friday, March 16), the National Resident Matching Program will reveal where Pitt medical students will become residents. Match Day is thought to be the culmination of a lifetime of education and is filled with suspense, surprise, and happiness. Help the School of Medicine Match Day EngagePitt™ campaign reach its $2,500 goal to live-stream the ceremony and celebrate the successes of Pitt Med students.

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