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Volume 33 Issue 19

Summer in the city means closings, detours & delays >

May 31st, 2001

If it's warm in Pittsburgh, it must be road construction season. Several local and regional construction projects, ranging from months-long overhauls to surface facelifts, are ongoing or scheduled, according to officials at PennDOT (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation). Traffic into Oakland from all directions will be affected. PennDOT has established information hotlines and web sites with […]

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Activity fees raised at 3 regionals >

May 31st, 2001

Increases in student activity fees at the Bradford, Greensburg and Titusville campuses were approved by the Pitt Board of Trustees' student affairs committee on May 29. The increases would take effect in fall 2001. They require approval by the full board, which is expected to vote on the hikes at its June 28 meeting. At […]

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News & Information director takes La Roche job >

May 31st, 2001

Ken Service, Pitt director of news and information, has been named to the newly created job of vice president for institutional relations at La Roche College, effective July 1. He will direct La Roche's communications, marketing, public affairs, development, and government and community relations programs. Service, who has served on the college's board of trustees […]

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UPT to offer first 4-year degree this fall >

May 31st, 2001

The Titusville campus will offer the first four-year degree program in UPT's 38-year history. Students will be able to earn a bachelor's degree in business beginning this fall. According to Melanie Anderson, UPT assistant professor of business and director of continuing education, the four-year business degree program is a cooperative effort between Pitt's Bradford campus […]

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Pitt has agreement to use Norton AntiVirus software >

May 31st, 2001

Pitt has entered a one-year licensing agreement with Symantec Corporation for the Norton AntiVirus software, according to the University's technology web site [www.pitt.edu/technology.html]. The University previously contracted with McAfee.com Corp. The new agreement will allow the University to continue to distribute antivirus software to members of its community without charging a fee. Software covered by […]

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