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Volume 41 Issue 5

T&B process going paperless >

October 23rd, 2008

In August, University employees gained the option of receiving travel and business (T&B) expense reimbursements via direct deposit to their bank accounts. Now Pitt is poised to make the T&B process even more paperless with online processing of reimbursement requests. The new system is being piloted by employees in the Office of Budget and Controller […]

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GSPIA turns 50: “We are our alumni,” dean says >

October 23rd, 2008

“The sun never sets on the ‘GSPIA Empire,’” boasted Dean John T.S. Keeler about the reach of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs’ alumni. “It isn’t as deeply enmeshed as the British Empire, but it is as vast. We have alums in more than 100 countries. My main theme is: We are our […]

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GSPIA turns 50: Looking back over 50 years >

October 23rd, 2008

Three of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs’ longest-serving employees — who combined represent more than 100 years of service to GSPIA — are awash with nostalgia as the school gets set to celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend. Donald Goldstein, who plans to retire from teaching next August after 35 years and […]

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CGS marks 50 years as a school >

October 23rd, 2008

Tomorrow, the College of General Studies is celebrating its birthday. Planned in tandem with the annual alumni weekend and homecoming activities, the CGS Student Government and current students, along with CGS alumni and their families, will celebrate the 50th anniversary — birthday cake and all — of the establishment of the college as a full-fledged […]

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CGS long-timers reminisce >

October 23rd, 2008

As the College of General Studies (CGS) readies for its celebration of 50 years as a Pitt school this weekend, four people with long-time CGS associations reminisced about their experiences. Tim Carr, an academic adviser on staff at CGS since 1975, recalled his early days working at the college when there were many more students […]

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