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Volume 33 Issue 4

School of Education receives $100,000 Howard Heinz grant >

October 12th, 2000

Pitt's School of Education has received a $100,000 grant from the Howard Heinz Endowment to establish Professional Development Networks (PDNs) to strengthen the link between university coursework and the pre-service clinical experience in the teacher preparation program. The PDNs will provide formalized partnerships between Pitt's education faculty and collaborating teachers from local schools to explore […]

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SIS wireless information program gets NSF grant >

October 12th, 2000

A project to educate a wireless information systems workforce, submitted by the telecommunications program in Pitt's School of Information Sciences (SIS), will receive an estimated $391,204 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant is administered through NSF's new $90 million Information Technology Research initiative. According to SIS faculty member and principal researcher Prashant […]

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Bradford campus receives second-largest bequest >

October 12th, 2000

The Bradford campus has received nearly $1 million from the estate of Alice M. Meisel, a Pitt alumna. Meisel's gift of more than $928,000 represents the largest bequest made to Pitt-Bradford in the history of the campus. It also is the second largest single gift from an individual. "The impact of Alice Meisel's philanthropic gift […]

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Health plan kits scheduled for mailing >

October 12th, 2000

UPMC Health Plan welcome kits will be mailed to participants' homes next week. The kit will be specific to an employee's medical plan selection and will include a detailed certificate of coverage, member handbook and other information, according to Pitt's Human Resources office. Participants who have not received their packets by the end of October […]

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New scholarship established at UPB >

October 12th, 2000

World War II hero Anthony "Bib" DeLucia's memory will live on through a newly established scholarship at Pitt's Bradford campus. DeLucia's brothers, Elmer and Augie, with help from area veterans, have initiated the Anthony "Bib" DeLucia Memorial Scholarship, which will benefit undergraduate students. Augie DeLucia is a retired Bradford campus employee. "We truly appreciate that […]

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