Pitt Connection

September 2017


Homecoming: Oct 9-15

The Pitt Alumni Association has a jam-packed schedule of Homecoming events across campus, Monday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 15. A full schedule is available online.

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Pitt, in Partnership With UPMC, Hires Kristin Davitt to Lead Development

The University of Pittsburgh and the UPMC have hired Kristin Davitt to serve as the inaugural vice chancellor for development and alumni relations and president of the Medical and Health Sciences Foundation.

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Fall 2017 Career Fair

Alumni are invited to participate in the University of Pittsburgh Fall 2017 Career Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the William Pitt Union. Explore full- and part-time employment opportunities and meet with representatives from local, regional, and national nonprofits, corporations, and government agencies.

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Pitt Make A Difference Day: Oct. 21

Take part in the 10th Annual Pitt Make A Difference Day. Pitt alumni are encouraged to join students making a difference by volunteering for service projects on Saturday, October 21. Alumni and friends can also participate by supporting the Pitt Make A Difference Day EngagePitt™ fundraising campaign

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2017 Pitt Alumni Association Pregame Events

Prowl with the Panthers! The Pitt Alumni Association hosted exciting pregame events at Penn State and Georgia Tech. We are now inviting you to join us at our annual Homecoming Pregame Event at Heinz Field on Oct. 14, as well as the Duke away game on Oct. 21. All events include a full buffet, cash or hosted bar (varies by location), and special appearances by the Pitt cheerleaders, dance team, and Roc, plus musical entertainment.

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Pitt Football Game Watches

Pitt clubs across the country host Pitt football Game Watch events. Find a Game Watch in your area!

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Alfred Uhry’s Parade Luncheon and Performance: Nov. 19

Join us on campus on Sunday, Nov. 19 for lunch and a matinee performance of ParadeParade tells the heart-wrenching, true story of Leo Frank: a Brooklyn-raised Jew living in Atlanta who was wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of his thirteen-year-old employee in 1913.

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Southern Grandeur

From moss-draped oak trees and fragrant idyllic gardens to stately pillared mansions and storybook downtown districts, the American South conjures up an array of enchanting images. Celebrate the region’s intriguing history and architectural elegance on a Mississippi River cruise aboard the magnificent American Queen. From New Orleans to Memphis, let our nation’s most iconic waterway carry you to welcoming towns in Mississippi and Louisiana.

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Campus Master Plan

The public is invited to attend and give input at a community forum scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 27 and at additional focus group meetings Sept. 27-29 as the University develops a campus master plan – a study of the University’s existing physical environment and blueprint that will guide the evolution of the physical and social environment on and around campus.

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Faculty Book Talks

The Hillman Library invites alumni to join Pitt faculty authors from various disciplines as they share their research and discuss their recently published books.

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