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Volume 35 Issue 14

PNC chairman discusses corporate ethics >

March 20th, 2003

According to James E. Rohr, his company, PNC Financial Services Group, has no ethical or corporate accountability problems. Unlike some corporations that focus only on shareholders’ profits, PNC’s “core mission” is to serve four interwoven constituencies: shareholders, customers, employees and the community, Rohr said, a goal that helps ensure accountability checks and balances. “If you […]

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Publications win district awards >

March 20th, 2003

Publications produced by Pitt’s Office of Public Affairs won 11 District II CASE Accolades Awards, the largest number won by any university this year. Two regional campus publications also won district awards. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is the professional organization for advancement professionals who work […]

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Drue Heinz Literature Prize awarded >

March 20th, 2003

West Coast author Suzanne Greenberg has won the 2003 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, which honors collections of short stories. Greenberg’s manuscript, “Speed-Walk and Other Stories,” was selected from nearly 300 entries and will be published this fall by the University of Pittsburgh Press, which administers the award. Greenberg, associate professor of English at California State […]

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Office of Child Development relocates >

March 20th, 2003

Pitt’s Office of Child Development (OCD) — for the first time in 15 years — has all its components under one roof. OCD’s new location is at Lexington Technology Park, 400 N. Lexington Ave., Point Breeze. OCD is a public-private, regional resource and management facility that contributes to the welfare of children, youth and families […]

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UPMC wins 2 awards >

March 20th, 2003

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has received two achievement awards from the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) for its efforts to protect patients, hospital staff and the general community against bioterrorism. The HAP achievement awards program recognizes health care professionals who have developed innovative, adaptable projects that enhance patient satisfaction and […]

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OBITUARY: Robert Lee "Rob" Penny >

March 20th, 2003

Robert Lee “Rob” Penny, playwright-in-residence of the Kuntu Repertory Theatre and a founder with August Wilson of the Kuntu Writers Workshop, died March 17, 2003, following a heart attack at his home in the Hill District. He was 62. An associate professor of Africana studies who served as department chair from 1978 to 1984, Penny […]

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