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Volume 27 Issue 19

Pitt Kennywood tickets on sale >

May 25th, 1995

The annual Kennywood Park picnic for Pitt staff, students and faculty will be July 1. Park hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., with rides starting at noon and fireworks at 10 p.m. Ride-all-day tickets, normally $18, cost $12 for Pitt personnel. General admission remains at $4. Tickets must be purchased in advance, by June […]

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Faculty retirement plan to be studied >

May 25th, 1995

Under federal law, mandatory retirement ages for faculty have been illegal since Jan. 1, 1994. Pitt has offered a series of early retirement incentive plans to its tenured faculty since 1982. For those two reasons and others, Pitt's administration can only guess how many professors will retire in a given year, and how those retirements […]

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Dental school staffer's dismissal protested >

May 25th, 1995

Some 260 School of Dental Medicine students, alumni and employees have signed a petition asking the school's administration to reinstate a staff member in the dental medicine Student Services office. Charlotte Celidonia, 57, was dismissed May 5 after five years as a staff specialist III. According to Alfred W. Whitehead, director of dental Student Services, […]

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Fund set up in memory of newscaster >

May 25th, 1995

An Al McDowell Memorial Fund has been established in memory of the late Pittsburgh newscaster. The purpose of the fund is to endow an scholarship in the English department's non-fiction writing program. The scholarship will be given annually at the Al McDowell Pittsburgh Media Forum, designed to bring Pittsburgh-area journalists to Pitt to share with […]

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M O V I N G ! >

May 25th, 1995

After almost 11 years of being scattered throughout Bellefield Hall, Pitt's University Child Development Center (UCDC) will open for business May 30 at its new home at 635 Clyde Street. The neo-classical style building is near the Pitt chancellor's residence and a half-block from Central Catholic High School. By moving from Bellefield Hall to the […]

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Pitt Zone on Port Authority buses debuts; renovations begin in Forbes Quad garage >

May 25th, 1995

If early reports are any indication, the new "Pitt Zone" program devised by the University's Department of Parking and Transportation and the Port Authority Transit system (PAT) could be a great success. The program, which went into effect May 1, allows Pitt students, faculty and staff with a valid University identification card to ride PAT […]

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Law gets grant to underwrite centennial history of school >

May 25th, 1995

Pitt's School of Law has received a $50,000 grant from the Obernauer Foundation to underwrite publication of the school's centennial history. "The Law-Down: A Century Remembered"was written by W. Edward Sell, dean emeritus of the school, distinguished professor emeritus and Pitt's longest-serving tenured professor. "This is philanthropy at its most creative," law school Dean Peter […]

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