Pitt Connection

June 2018


Pitt Send-Offs

Every summer, Pitt Clubs across the country host Send-Off events to welcome incoming students to the Pitt family. Whether it’s a picnic in Florida, a baseball game in Minnesota, or a casual eatery in New York City, Pitt Send-Off events are a great way for new students to meet other incoming freshmen, transfer students, current students, and alumni from their hometowns.

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Throw Out the First Pitch at a Pirates’ Game

All Pitt alumni and fans who purchase a Pitt PA license plate by June 21 will have a chance to win the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at Pitt Night when the Pirates take on the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, July 10.

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Pitt Day in Harrisburg Recap

Pitt Day in Harrisburg, held on May 23 this year, was a chance for Pitt advocates to share their stories about why predictable and adequate state funding is crucial for Pitt. This year’s event came at a critical time as state legislators begin working to pass an annual state budget by June 30.

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Pitt Networking Day Photo Gallery

On June 7, nearly 2,000 alumni participated in Pitt Networking Day events in more than 60 locations around the world. View photos from these Pitt Networking Day gatherings.

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2018-19 Alumni Travel Program

The Pitt Alumni Association Travel program provides Pitt alumni, family, and friends with an exceptional choice of destinations. Trips reinforce the University's traditions and values with an emphasis on education. Browse the 2018-19 trip offerings from our travel partners.

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Pitt Alumni Network of Western PA

Check out the Pitt Alumni Network of Western PA monthly update to learn about networking, lifelong learning, volunteer opportunities, and social events that are open to all alumni in Western PA.

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Homecoming: October 1-7

The Pitt Alumni Association looks forward to welcoming alumni to the 2018 Homecoming celebration October 1-7. Stay tuned for event details, and mark your calendar now for the Saturday, October 6, football game vs. Syracuse.

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2018 Pitt Football Pregame Events

Prowl with the Panthers at this year’s away games! Save these dates for our pregame events on September 29 at the University of Central Florida, October 13 at the University of Notre Dame, and November 17 at Wake Forest University.

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Heinz Chapel Choir 80th Reunion

All Heinz Chapel Choir alumni are invited to join us for the 80thAnniversary Weekend - Friday, April 12 - Sunday, April 14, 2019! Please mark your calendars now and keep an eye out for more details from the planning committee! Help us spread the word by sharing the news with other HCC members, and encouraging them to share their contact information with Dr. Susan Rice (susan.rice@pitt.edu or 412-624-4508) so we can be sure to reach everyone. We have made music!

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Pitt Rises to 21st in Annual Global Patent Ranking

The University of Pittsburgh has continued its rise among the top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. utility patents.

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Great Returns Mean It’s Time to Adjust Your Portfolio

For those ready to put aside volatility for reliability, Pitt has increased return rates on one of its most popular planned giving options.

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