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Volume 35 Issue 1

Interim Bradford president named >

August 29th, 2002

Pitt alumnus William A. Shields, president emeritus of Rockford College in Illinois and former president of the College of Great Falls in Great Falls, Mont., has been named interim president of Pitt's Bradford campus, effective Sept. 1. From 1992 until this past May, Shields served as president of Rockford College, where he oversaw a $20 […]

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Despite fare hikes, Port Authority decides not to ask Pitt for more money this year >

August 29th, 2002

Although bus fares in Allegheny County will increase this weekend, Pitt's fee will remain the same at least until next August, a Port Authority official said. Under a contractual agreement, Pitt pays an annual fee in exchange for free rides throughout the county on Port Authority buses and light-rail vehicles for Pitt I.D.-holders. Laurie Andrews, […]

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Port Authority schedules shuttles to Pitt football games >

August 29th, 2002

Port Authority again will offer service to Pitt football games this season on eight special bus routes, beginning Aug. 31 when the Panthers host Ohio University in a 7 p.m. game at Heinz Field. The Pitt suburban routes include: * The 99B Century III Mall-Large Park and Ride, which will serve the Large Park and […]

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Ground broken for Bradford building >

August 29th, 2002

Construction crews broke ground last month on Blaisdell Hall, the $13.5 million communications and fine arts building at the Bradford campus. In the first phase of the project, expected to be completed by fall 2003, workers will build the 18,485 sq.-foot brick building in the area that had served as the campus's soccer field. The […]

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U.S. News recognizes UPMC >

August 29th, 2002

For the fourth consecutive year, UPMC Health System has been placed on U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Hospitals 2002 Honor Roll as one of the "Best of the Best" hospitals in the United States. UPMC Health System hospitals placed 16th out of 1,978 eligible hospitals in the United States. UPMC Presbyterian placed in […]

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Pharmacy gets substance abuse grant >

August 29th, 2002

The School of Pharmacy has received a three-year grant totaling $400,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Health's Bureau of Drug and Alcohol programs to address alcohol and substance abuse by young people between the ages of 12 and 25 and the community at large. In 2000, the Pennsylvania Department of Health estimated that the number […]

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Bradford scholarships established >

August 29th, 2002

Several new scholarships have been established recently at Pitt's Bradford campus. * Members of the Bradford campus Staff Association have donated $5,000 to establish the Pitt-Bradford Staff Association Scholarship. The Staff Association, which is comprised of 117 full- and part-time employees, created the scholarship to benefit students who have a financial need. Pitt-Bradford Staff Association […]

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