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Volume 38 Issue 14

Program strengthens Pitt’s Hazelwood ties >

March 16th, 2006

A new collaborative effort between the University and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLB) is strengthening Pitt’s ties to nearby Hazelwood and to communities in need across the state and beyond. The University long has been involved in community outreach initiatives not only in Hazelwood, but in other neighborhoods adjacent to the Pittsburgh […]

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Making Pitt work: Telemarketer Rich Gordon >

March 16th, 2006

Few people would put a conversation with a phone solicitor at the top of their list of pleasant pastimes, but Pitt Telefund representative Rich Gordon aims to change that. A 20-year veteran fundraiser, Gordon has been at Pitt since 1989. Prior to his arrival here, he worked for the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Carnegie Museum. […]

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Two UPJ staff arrested on sex charges >

March 16th, 2006

Two Pitt-Johnstown (UPJ) employees are among five men arrested March 14 in an Internet sex probe involving a teenage boy. William A. Gillin, manager of Alumni Relations at UPJ, and Jeffrey Haire, part-time police officer in Public Safety at UPJ, were charged in a larger investigation that Cambria County District Attorney Patrick Kiniry said is […]

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18 of 19 Pitt teams meet NCAA standards >

March 16th, 2006

Eighteen of Pitt’s 19 Division I sports team met or exceeded standards for academic performance established last year by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Only men’s basketball fell below the minimum guidelines in the latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) report released this month by the NCAA. The APR is a “real time” measure of […]

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CPR, first aid classes offered >

March 16th, 2006

The safety and security committee of the Staff Association Council (SAC) announced its third annual CPR/basic first aid courses certification drive. These one-session courses are open to Pitt faculty, staff, students, family and friends. The CPR courses are taught by certified American Heart Association instructors who also will discuss disease and injury prevention and prudent […]

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Affirmative action award nominations due April 19 >

March 16th, 2006

April 19 is the nomination deadline for the 2006 Chancellor’s Affirmative Action Award. The award is presented to the outstanding Pitt program area or individual that has made a significant contribution in affirmative action. Program areas are preferred over individuals. For purposes of the award, affirmative action has been defined as “increase of access to […]

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