PITT ROC Spirit Award

The ROC Spirit Award recognizes an individual for his or her outstanding enthusiasm, loyalty, pride, and spirit in support of the University of Pittsburgh.

Pitt 'ROC' Spirit Award

Pitt Alumni Association President Gary Brownlee, Bruce Mountjoy (CGS ’91), ROC Spirit Award Winners Tracy Floyd (NURS ’91) and Darryl Floyd (A&S ’89, MED ’94G), John P. Gismondi (A&S ’75, LAW ’78), Gordon Louderback (ENGR ’13), and Executive Director, Pitt Alumni Association Jeff Gleim.

The Spirit Award is named in honor of ROC, the University's beloved Panther Mascot, who demonstrates these qualities and characteristics while representing the University each and every day of the year. 

Eligible individuals include an alumnus and/or undergraduate student with senior-class status.

The awardee will be honored at a luncheon hosted by the Pitt Alumni Association during Homecoming, October 1-7, 2018.

To nominate a Pitt graduate, complete the nomination form at the bottom of this page and submit it by the Nomination Deadline: Friday, June 15, 2018.


Past Recipients

2017 | Tracy Floyd, NURS ’91 and Darryl Floyd, A&S ’89, MED ’94G

2016 | Maryann Scholl, PHARM ’07 and Justin Scholl, PHARM ’07

2015 | Thomas G. Bigley CBA ’56

2014 | James J. Irrang, PHD, SHRS ’77, ’90, EDUC ’99

2013 | Jack R. Anderson, A&S ’70

2012 | Michael Nuzzo, NURS ’11 (1st awardee [served as Roc from 2008-2011])


Nomination Forms


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