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Volume 27 Issue 11

Scholarship for CBA set up >

February 2nd, 1995

Pitt has established the Robert R. Lavelle scholarship for outstanding African-American students who want to pursue careers in business through the College of Business Administration. The scholarship covers tuition, room and board, and is renewable annually for four years based on academic performance. A 1951 alumnus of Pitt, Lavelle is president of Lavelle Real Estate, […]

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Planning Commission told of plan for dorm >

February 2nd, 1995

Some people were taken by surprise when Senior Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Ben Tuchi revealed at the Jan. 24 Pittsburgh City Planning Commission meeting that Pitt plans to build a 300-400 bed dormitory on the old Pitt Tavern site along Fifth Avenue between Bouquet Street and Oakland Avenue. Among those who were caught […]

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UPG named as granting institution for scholarship >

February 2nd, 1995

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg (UPG) has been designated by the Eberly Foundation as a granting institution for the Eberly Scholarship, with an endowment of $250,000 for 1995. The Eberly Foundation was established is 1963 by the late Orville Eberly. Criteria for the scholarship includes superior academic achievement, good moral character and financial need, […]

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New slogan designed to represent Pitt priorities >

February 2nd, 1995

"Transforming the Present – Discovering the Future." More than a few members of the University community have been wondering about the new slogan that began appearing on University stationery and brochures late last fall. According to Director of Communications Ken Service, the slogan grew out of the communications committee put together last fall by Vice […]

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NSABP reorganized: Herberman to head biostatistics center here; AGH's Wolmark heads operations >

February 2nd, 1995

Now that the top leadership of the Pitt-based National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) is set, the cancer research group's principal investigators say it can move forward with clinical trials. Under an administrative reorganization announced Jan. 27, Norman Wolmark of Allegheny General Hospital will be principal investigator of NSABP's operations office. Pitt's Ronald […]

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Pitt to hire vice provost for Women's Concerns >

February 2nd, 1995

Pitt will hire a new administrator, the vice provost for Women's Concerns, to oversee University programs that encourage the recruitment, retention and career development of women faculty, staff and students. The job is open only to Pitt tenured faculty members, including men, said search committee chairperson Jack L. Daniel. March 1 is the deadline for […]

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Senate group surveys freshman students >

February 2nd, 1995

Cockroaches in dorms, limited food choices in cafeterias, and a shortage of student parking were among the complaints that emerged from an informal survey of Freshman Studies students by a University Senate group. At the request of the Senate's student affairs committee, Freshman Studies instructors discussed campus life issues with their students during the 1993-94 […]

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Stock Club offers chance to learn about the market >

February 2nd, 1995

You want to play the stock market, but you don't have a lot of ready cash and don't want to deal with a broker? You might consider investing some time at the next meeting of Pitt's Stock of the Month Club, Feb. 8 at 12:30 p.m. in 527 William Pitt Union. The club, which is […]

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New, more versatile ID card is planned for staff, faculty, student >

February 2nd, 1995

A year from now, students and employees could have new Pitt identification cards enabling them — with the swipe of the card across a computerized reader — to charge meals and books to their personal University accounts, draw cash from automatic teller machines, and gain access to Pitt events and buildings. Those are some of […]

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Commencement will be held at Civic Arena again >

February 2nd, 1995

Pitt will hold its April 30 commencement ceremony at the Civic Arena, not the Cathedral of Learning lawn as had been announced. Chancellor J. Dennis O'Connor decided last month to return the graduation ceremony to the Arena, where it has been held in recent years, said Ron Gigliotti, assistant director of Special Events and commencement […]

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