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Volume 39 Issue 22

UPT building gets award >

July 12th, 2007

Pitt-Titusville President William Shields, right, poses with Tammy Knapp, UPT director of public relations, holding a bronze plaque award for McKinney Hall, the campus's administration building. Built in 1870 and purchased and refurbished by the McKinney family in 1926, McKinney Hall has been awarded the Crawford County Historical Society's 2007 Preservation Award in the category […]

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Web portal shutdown planned >

July 12th, 2007

Computer Services and Systems Development (CSSD) is planning an extended maintenance period to upgrade the Pitt web portal (my.pitt.edu). From 5 p.m. July 13 until 9 a.m. July 16 the portal will be unavailable to users as CSSD completes the installation of hardware and software upgrades to the system. These upgrades will add functionality and […]

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Forbes Ave. lanes restricted >

July 12th, 2007

More lane restrictions on Forbes Avenue began July 9 as part of a $29 million project to replace the Boulevard of the Allies Bridge and ramps. Traffic on Forbes Avenue from the Parkway East off-ramp to McDevitt Place has been reduced from three lanes to one through mid-August as contractors construct new drainage systems on […]

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African studies graduate certificate approved >

July 12th, 2007

An African studies graduate certificate has been approved. The graduate certificate will provide students the opportunity to acquire a critical base of knowledge and a fundamental grounding in African studies through exposure to the major areas of research and knowledge on Africa as taught in their individual programs of study. Students will complete courses related […]

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Late state budget delays Pitt FY08 budget >

July 12th, 2007

While a state budget awaits a vote by legislators, Pitt trustees also are waiting to approve the University’s fiscal 2008 budget, including tuition and compensation pool increases. The trustees’ budget and executive committees are scheduled to meet July 13, but it remained uncertain as the University Times went to press Wednesday whether votes would be […]

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Chancellor calls FY07 “a really big year” for Pitt >

July 12th, 2007

In his traditional end-of-the-fiscal-year report to Pitt trustees, Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg declared 2006-2007 to be “a really big year for our University.” “It was a really big year in terms of the really big goals we achieved, as we burst through the $1 billion mark in our extended capital campaign, and continued to build […]

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