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Volume 40 Issue 12

Prosthetics/orthotics program launched >

February 21st, 2008

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) is launching a new master’s of science degree program in prosthetics and orthotics in its Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology. Prosthetics and orthotics involves the evaluation, fabrication and custom fitting of artificial limbs and orthopedic braces. The five-term, 66-credit program is designed to meet National Commission […]

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Pitt sets up tax info hotline >

February 21st, 2008

Payroll has set up a tax hotline for questions about W-2 and 1042S tax forms. The hotline, 412/624-8070 (option 9), will be in effect through April 16, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Employees also can submit inquiries online at payrollinfo@bc.pitt.edu. Questions regarding form 1099 should be directed to Payment Processing at 412/648-7845. Questions regarding form 1098T (tuition […]

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2 scholarships set up at Pitt-Bradford >

February 21st, 2008

Pitt’s Bradford campus recently announced the establishment of two scholarships. William and Mary Slivinski have given $25,000 to the Bradford campus to create a scholarship in memory of William’s brother, who died in 2003. The Dr. Thomas A. Slivinski Memorial Scholarship Fund will benefit students who major or minor in a technology-related field. The pledge […]

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UPB, St. Bonaventure sign MBA agreement >

February 21st, 2008

Pitt-Bradford has signed an agreement with St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, N.Y., that guarantees admission of UPB’s qualified accounting graduates into St. Bonaventure’s master of business administration program. Completion of the MBA from St. Bonaventure will allow graduates to sit for the Certified Public Accountant exam in New York state. “Pitt-Bradford students can now seamlessly […]

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Chancellor's staff awards announced >

February 21st, 2008

Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg has named the recipients of the 2008 chancellor’s awards for staff excellence in service to the University and the community. The service awards, open to all classified and union full- and part-time staff members who have been employed at the University for at least five years, are the highest awards that […]

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Chancellor's faculty awards announced >

February 21st, 2008

Winners of the 2008 chancellor’s awards for distinguished teaching and distinguished research have been announced. Distinguished teaching award winners are: Jeffrey L. Brodsky, Department of Biological Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences (A&S); Susan M. Dunmire, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine; William M. Klein, Department of Psychology (A&S); John M. McGrath, Department of […]

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