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NEWS RELEASES

1962 Oct. 10 Pitt To Establish College Campus at Greensburg [University of Pittsburgh News Release]

1962 Oct. 31 Pitt Names President For New Greensburg Campus [University of Pittsburgh Press Release announcing the appointment of Dr. Albert B. Smith as the president of the new Greensburg area campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Appointment effective Nov. 15. Announced by Pitt Chancellor, Dr. Edward H. Litchfield.]

[1964] Pitt Greensburg Campus Announces $7,500.000 Building Program.

1966    7/20/66 Pitt Greensburg To Use New Campus This Fall [move of approximately half of the classes to the 104 acre campus on the Mt. Pleasant Rd.; Lynch Estate]

1975    May (?), October 22

1976    August 9 - December 17

1977    February 18 - November 22

1978    February 10 - November 27

1979    January 3 - November 6

1980    January 18 - December 16

1981    January 21 - December 17

1982    January 27 - December 21

1983    January 19 - November 29

1984    January 12 - December 21

1985    January 28 - December 6

1986    January 6 - December 4

1987    January 9 - December 23

1988    January 22 - December 23

1989    January 16 - November 29

1990    January 17 - December 18

1991    January 10 - November 19

1992    January 14 - December 1

1993    January 21 - December 17

1994    January 26 - November 30

1995    January 9 - November 13

1996    January 19

1997    January 17 - December 22

1/15/98 Pitt-Greensburg Names University Relations Officer [Dr. David Schmidt]

1/16/98 UPG and Greensburg/Jeanette NAACP To Sponsor Annual Essay Contest [Black History Month]

1/22/98 Pitt-Greensburg Names Men’s Soccer Coach [Ted Wawrzyniak]

1/30/98 Pitt-Greensburg Offers Winter Baseball School

2/2/98 Pitt-Greensburg To Host Black History Month Celebration

2/2/98 Saltsburg Resident Wins Pitt-Greensburg Scholarship [Shelly L. Burns]

2/16/98 Pitt-Greensburg Announces Fall 1997 Dean’s List

2/16/98 Pitt-Greensburg Students Nominated For Business Merit Awards

2/16/98 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Growing

2/20/98 Pitt-Greensburg President Announces Administrative Changes; [Mr.Rick Fogle; Dr. Norman Scanlon; Dr. Guy Rossetti; Carol Calloway; Dr. Mark McColloch; Judith Vollmer]

2/24/98 Pitt-Greensburg Students Chosen for U.S. Steel Program [Allison M. Gongaware; Richard S. Husak]

2/24/98 Pitt-Greensburg Announces December 1997 Graduates

3/5/98 Pitt-Greensburg To Offer Girls’ Basketball Clinic

3/5/98 Pitt-Greensburg Students Named to Who’s Who

3/5/98 Dr. Cyril Wecht Discusses Forensic Evidence At Pitt-Greensburg Criminal Justice Day March 12

3/9/98 Pitt-Greensburg To Sponsor Wellness Fair March 18

3/13/98 New Pitt-Greensburg President To Be Installed March 25 [Dr. Frank Cassell]

3/25/98 Jimmy Krenn and Mark Eddie To Perform at Pitt-Greensburg [Spring Fest]

4/1/98 Area Resident Honored At University of Pittsburgh Convocation [Jennifer McCartney]

4/1/98 Area Residents Honored at University of Pittsburgh Convocation [North Huntingdon: Kimberly Belkowski, Rosella Fairchok, Allison Gongaware; Irwin: William Viola III; Harrison City: Christine Quinn]

4/1/98 Area Residents Honored at University of Pittsburgh Convocation [Greensburg: Bruce Amber, Tara Duke]

4/1/98 Area Residents Honored at University of Pittsburgh Convocation [Pittsburgh: Mary Ellen Casper; Charleroi: Jennifer Currie; Perryopolis: Renee Porada]

4/1/98 Area Residents Honored at University of Pittsburgh Convocation [Jeannette area: Diane West]

4/1/98 Area Residents Honored at University of Pittsburgh Convocation [Blairsville area: Sonya Maskrey]

4/8/98 Pitt-Greensburg To Host 17th Annual Humanities Day

4/10/98 Pitt-Greensburg To Host Annual Children’s Literature Conference [Paul Zindel, Erin McGonigle Brammer, Marc Harshman]

4/13/98 Pitt-Greensburg Men’s Golf Wins First AMCC Title

4/15/98 Community Revitalization Expert To Speak at Pitt-Greensburg Commencement [William E. Strickland, Jr.]

4/17/98 Pitt-Greensburg Sets Summer Registration

4/23/98 Pitt-Greensburg Announces 1998 Faculty Award Winner [Dr. Sayre Nelson Greenfield; Dr. Frank McGlynn; Dr. Patricia Duck]

4/23/98 Area Resident Receives 1998 Faculty Award at Pitt-Greensburg [Dr. Sayre Nelson Greenfield]

4/23/98 Area Resident Receives 1998 Faculty Award at Pitt-Greensburg [Dr. Patricia Duck]

5/6/98 UPG Announces First Study Abroad Scholarship Winner [Anne Kainaroi, institution’s first Martha Truex Study Abroad Scholarship recipient; Student Government Association; Rick Fogle]

5/6/98 UPG Announces Gerald Stern Poetry Prize Winners [Angela Ciotti; Matt Falo; Melissa Barkley]

5/11/98 UPG Announces Humanities Day Award Winners [17th Annual, April 17, 1998]

5/15/98 Baseball, Cheerleading, Volleyball and Tennis Coaches Hired at Pitt-Greensburg [Mike Johnson; Missy Cline; Frank Van Alstine; Dr. Ronald Gazze; Mike Liebdzinski]

5/15/98 Golf Scramble To Benefit UPG Athletics [Bud Smail Lincoln Mercury; Champion Lakes Country Club]

5/20/98 Ciacco Named UPG Ambassador. Special to the Mount Pleasant Journal. [Roslyn Ciacco; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/20/98 Cleary Named UPG Ambassador. Special to the Greensburg T ribune-Review. [Julie Cleary; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/20/98 Ross Named UPG Ambassador.Special to the Monessen Valley Independent. [Troy Ross; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/20/98 Seeman Named UPG Ambassador. Special to the Lebanon Daily News. [Tara L. Seeman; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/20/98 Miller Named UPG Ambassador.  Special to the Brownsville Herald-Standard. [Aaron Miller; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/21/98 Capellman Named UPG Ambassador. Special to the Tarentum Valley News Dispatch. [Terri Capellman; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/21/98 Consalvo Named UPG Ambassador. Special to the Altoona Mirror. [Jennifer L. Consalvo; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/21/98 Morgan Named UPG Ambassador. Special to the Blairsville Herald [Jason C. Morgan; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/21/98 Porada Named UPG Ambassador. Special to the Uniontown Herald-Standard. [Renee M. Porada; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/21/98 Valentine Named UPG Ambassador. Special to the Post-Gazette East. [Brandy Lynn Valentine; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/21/98 Wallender Named UPG Ambassador. Special to the Connellsville Courier. [Beth Wallender; Pitt-Greensburg Presidential Ambassadors]

5/22/98 Area Resident Earns Degree After 40 Years. Special to the Ligonier Echo. [Margaret Baber; “non-traditional” students]

6/5/98 Pitt-Greensburg To Host Cheerleader and Dance Camps

6/5/98 Area Resident Nominated For Business Merit Award. Special to the Penn-Franklin News. [Michael J. Berta; National Collegiate Business Merit Award]

6/5/98 Area Resident Nominated For Business Merit Award. Special to the West Newton Times-Sun. [Melissa R. Stevens; National Collegiate Business Merit Award]

6/5/98 Area Resident Nominated For Business Merit Award. Special to the Jeannette Spirit. [Diane L. West; National Collegiate Business Merit Award]

6/5/98 Area Resident Nominated For Business Merit Award.  Special to the Irwin Standard-Observer. [Barry J. Strong; National Collegiate Business Merit Award]

6/18/98 Pitt-Greensburg Announces Spring Term Dean’s List

6/19/98 UPG Professor Receives PPA Public Service Award, Named Chairperson [Dr. Diane T. Marsh; Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA)]

6/24/98 Pitt-Greensburg Announces Spring Term Graduates

8/14/98 Pitt-Greensburg Sets Evening Registration for Fall Term

9/2/98 Pitt-Greensburg Professor Named President of Physics Education Group. [Dr. Thad P. Zaleskiewicz; Contemporary Physics Education Project (CPEP)]

9/3/98 Pitt-Greensburg To Host Teleconference on Exports [”Mexico & Canada: Doing Business With Our Friendly Neighbors”]

9/8/98 Pitt-Greensburg To Host “Portraits of the Andes”. [an exhibit of watercolor art by award winning artist Victor Beltran depicting the native peoples of Peru, Brazil, and Chile; Hispanic Heritage Celebration]

9/18/98 Author Scott Turow To Speak at UPG [UPG Cultural Series]

9/21/98 UPG To Launch Lifelong Learning Project [Institute for Continued Learning; Dr. Lillian Beeson; Dr. Anthony Boldurian; Dr. Nancy Estrada; Mr. Jennings Womack; adult learners; Elderhostel Institute Network]

9/23/98 UPG To Host “The Sound of Music” and “Chandalika” [Ferguson Theater; Academy of Indian Classical Dance; Westmoreland Academy of Performing Arts]

10/2/98 Westbrooks Appointed To Affirmative Action Board [Charles I. Westbrooks; Affirmative Action Committee, University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees]

10/6/98 Pitt-Greensburg To Host Music From The Andes [Musuhalipa; Hispanic Heritage Celebration; South American Musical Group]

10/6/98 UPG Hosts “Walk For A Cure” [Westmoreland County Juvenile Diabetes “Walk To Cure Diabetes”; Juvenile Diabetes Foundation; David Assard; Elliot Company;Bryan Valentine]

10/9/98 UPG To Host Regency [Regency, a five-man a capella group from Baltimore]

10/14/98 Pitt-Greensburg Announces August 1998 Graduates

10/19/98 Local Reading and Book Signing Set for UPG Authors [Judith Vollmer and Diane Marsh]

10/26/98 Silent Witness Exhibit at UPG [domestic violence; National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section; Junior League of Pittsburgh; Center Against Domestic & Sexual Violence]

11/6/98 Mating Cries; At UPG Ferguson Theater November 17 [Conrad Fisher, Elizabeth Fuller; Independent Eye, theater ensemble]

11/9/98 ldquo;Not In Our Town” Minister to Speak At UPG Rev. E. Keith Torney, minister of the United Church of Christ in Billings, Montana; Pennsylvania Network of Unity Colitions; NAACP; Unity Month; bigotry; racial intolerance; death of Matthew Shepard]

11/11/98 UPG Breaks Ground For Fourth Student Residence Complex [garden-style apartment complex; Jayar Construction Company, Inc. of Turtle Creek, Pa.; architects, Creal Hyde & Larson, Warren, Pa.]

11/19/98 UPG Students Named To Collegiate Who’s Who [1999 ed.,Who’s Who Among Students In American Universities and Colleges; Jennifer Currie; Matthew Sparks; Theresa Wray;Wendell Patz; Keith Humburger; Julia Cleary; Gina Giallonardo;William Viola; Jaime McCracken; Romy Shinn; Troy Ross;Allison Gongaware, Stephanie Liberto; Albert Sebeck; Mary Leonard; outstanding campus leaders]

11/23/98 Renaissance City Winds At UPG [chamber music ensemble; Wednesday, December 2, 7:30 p.m., Ferguson Theater; soprano soloist, Demareus Cooper; National Negro Opera Company; African American composer, Harry Burleigh]

12/8/98 Pitt-Greensburg Wins Major Computer Grant [$381,000 grant from Katherine Mabis McKenna Foundation; $20,000 pledge from Allegheny Power; resident students use of personal computer and computer port in each dorm room]

1/4/99 UPG and Greensburg/Jeannette NAACP To Sponsor Fifth Annual Essay Contest [Organization for Black Awareness; Black History Month; essay topic, "Education--It Changes Lives”]

1/25/99 Sculpture of Thaddeus Mosley at UPG [Black History Month; Pittsburgh Society of Sculptors; art exhibit; African art; biography, THADDEUS MOSLEY, AFRICAN-AMERICAN SCULPTOR]

2/5/99 Workshop On Life’s “Second Half” At UPG[”Reinventing Yourself After 50 -- Using Your Life Experience to Explore Your Creativity”; Institute for Continued Learning;“Winterlude”; Dr. Lillian Beeson; Dr. Diane Marsh; Jennings Womack, CEO and President, Westmoreland Trust; Thomas Jachimowicz, executive Director, Greensburg Community Development Corporation; Paul Heyworth, retired Editorial Page Editor, Greensburg Tribune-Review]

2/8/99              UPG Adopts Challenging New Curriculum

[program designed to provide students with the fundamental

skills necessary for academic success and learning throughout

their lifetime; two broad sets of requirements: (1) competencies

in fundamental skills, and (2) acquaintance with areas of knowledge

that help to mold student understanding of the world and their place in it.]

2/11/99 Pitt-Greensburg Announces Fall 1998 Graduates [graduates listed by name of home town, city, or community]

2/12/99  UPG Professor Wins Highest Award [Dr. Richard L. Blevins awarded a 1999 Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award and was the eighth UPG faculty member to receive the award; previous UPG winners of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award included: 1997, Dr. Lillian Beeson; 1996, Dr. Anthony Boldurian; 1994, Dr. Mark McColloch; 1992, Prof. Judith Vollmer; 1990, Dr. Ted Zaleskiewicz; 1989, Dr. Nancy Estrada; 1986, Dr. Diane Marsh]

2/15/99 Pitt-Greensburg Announces Fall 1998 Dean’s List [students listed by name of home town, city, or community]

2/16/99  Pitt-Greensburg Students Nominated for Business Merit Award [National Collegiate Business Merit Award: Mark Brodnicki, Brian Conner, Randal Duncan, Michael Grkman, Kelly Klosky, Sharon Kreinbrook, Stacy Kreinbrook, Renee Leamer, Gregory Love, Stacey Sowers, Suzanne Tomkowitz, Michael Yates, Alan Zerbini; National Collegiate Business Merit Award and All-American Scholars Collegiate Award: Mark Brodnicki, Brian Conner, Michael Grkman, Kelly Klosky, Renee Leamer, Gregory Love, Stacey Sowers, Michael Yates, Alan Zerbini; Robert J.A.Pratt, chairperson UPG management department.]

2/26/99  Southern Poverty Law Center Head to Speak At UPG [Morris Dees; Black History Month; Ku Klux Klan; Skinheads; radical militia movement]

3/3/99 Pitt-Greensburg To Offer Classes For Nursing Degree Program [Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN)]

3/8/99 UPG Celebrates Women’s History Month [”Can You Hear the Women Cry?”, a dramatic interpretation looking in on the lives of diverse women from China, Indonesia, Mali and other countries; UPG Communication Professor Vincenne A. Waxwood]

3/10/99  UPG Professors Receive Award [Dr. Colette G. Levin, Assoc. Prof. of French and former Humanities Division Chair, UPG Award for Distinguished Service; UPG Humanities Day; Dr. Donald T. Reilly, Prof. of English UPG Award for Distinguished Teaching]

3/11/99  UPG Offers Greensburg Bicentennial History Classes [UPG Institute for Continued Learning; James Steeley, director Westmoreland County Historical Society; Dr. Anthony Boldurian; Dr. Paul Chew; Don Brinker, founder of the Chestnut Ridge Dulcimer Players; John Sparks; Father Alan Dustin, International Representative of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums; Josie Piller, Programming Director of the University of Pittsburgh Art Gallery; Dr. Frank Cassell; Dr. Mark M. McColloch; Warren Davidson, Concert Master of the Westmoreland Symphony Society; Roger Ryan, representing Trio Grande, an internationally known jazz group; Poster Presentation Day]

3/15/99  UPG Hosts Talk on Clinton-Chinese Involvement [Edward Timberlake; William C. Triplett II; UPG Criminal Justice Association]

3/19/99 Indian Classical Music Concert at UPG [Nandkishore Muley; Ramdas Palsule; santoor; tabla; UPG Office of Student Services; India]

3/29/99 UPG To Host African Art Exhibit [”African Spirits in the New World--A celebration of African religious art and its New World descendants”; program includes visuals, music and dance appropriate to the African and frican-Latino religious experience; 50 pieces collected by Pitt anthropologist Frank McGlynn; Exhibit April 10-18]

3/31/99 UPG Offers Art Of The Vatican Presentation [A slide presentation by Father Allen Duston, O.P., of “The Invisible Made Visible: Angels from the Vatican”, an exhibit of art depicting angels from antiquity through the modern age; Dr. Hugh Demsey, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums; UPG Institute for Continued Learning; April 10, 1999]

4/5/99 UPG To Host Water Quality Workshop for High School Teachers [workshop to present techniques for sampling and testing water, and data analysis and statistical treatment of results; Dr. Larry Senor, UPG Assoc. Prof. of Chemistry; Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh; Hach Corporation]

4/8/99 Civic And Business Leader To Speak At UPG Commencement [James C. Roddey to give commencement address; graduation May 1, 1999; 224 graduating seniors; release gives biographical details on Roddey]

4/14/99  Pitt-Greensburg Sets Summer Registration

4/14/99  Third Annual Children’s Literature Conference at UPG [Lois Lowry, featured speaker; other speakers: Nancy Alberts, Sally Hobart Alexander; Temujin.  Other presenters: Dr. Pat Duck, Nancy Young, Karen Gavula; Mary Beth Spore; Elizabeth O’Keefe, Debbie Rice; Virginia Ewing; Kathy Koenig; Marcy Canterna]

4/23/99 UPG Hosts Physics Workshop for Teachers [”Plasma Physics from ‘A’ to ‘Z’...the AWE and ZAP of it ALL”, title of one-day workshop, May 7, 1999; Contemporary Physics Education Project; Dr. Thad Zaleskiewicz, UPG; Dr. G. Samuel Lightner, Westminster College; Robert Reiland, Shady Side Academy]

5/14/99  UPG Names Vice President [Carl A. Rossman named Vice President for Administrative Affairs, UPG]

5/21/99  Career Assessment And Counseling Available at UPG

6/2/99 Golf Outing to Benefit UPG Athletics [UPG Athletics Dept.; Bud Smail Lincoln Mercury; Pitt-Greensburg Athletics Program; Champion Lakes Country Club, Ligonier; 6/28/99]

6/14/99 UPG to Host Summer Camps [high school cheerleaders and dance teams; Eastern Cheerleaders Association; Eastern Dance Association; July 26-28]

6/17/99 Pitt-Greensburg Announces Spring 1999 Dean’s List [arranged by locality]

6/17/99 Second Summer Registration At Pitt-Greensburg June 22 [7 weeks: June 28-August 14; 6 weeks: June 28-August 19; 4 weeks: July 12-August 7]

6/22/99  Pitt-Greensburg Announces Spring 1999 Graduates [graduates names arranged by locality]

6/23/99  Pitt-Greensburg Students Nominated for Business Merit Awards [National Collegiate Business Merit Award and/or All-American Scholars Collegiate Award; Business Merit And All-American Scholars Nominees: Jean Garlick, Rudolph Kobosky, Amy Koski, Bethany Robbins, Barbara Stickel, Kim Wade, Scott Weinman; Business Merit Nominees: Stacy Attinger, Krista Mundt]

8/3/99  SONY Job Fair at UPG [SONY Technology Center-Pittsburgh; SONY Electronics Job Fair, August 20, 1999; explore careers with SONY as engineers, line coordinators, technicians, manufacturing staff members; UPG Career Services Center]

8/9/99 Many Firsts This Fall at UPG [450 members of freshman class with average SAT scores over 1000 and coming from 48 counties in Pa. and 8 different states; 1999 Fall enrollment, 115 faculty and 97 staff; General Education Curriculum; UPG Academic Computing Project; nursing program; new faculty hires: Jennifer Siegart; Ewa Rudnicka; Dr. Liz Marie Marciniak; Dr. Marilyn Jensen; Dr. Kimberly Jew; Dr. Paul Chew, visiting professor of art history; new staff members: Carl A. Rossman, vice president for administrative affairs; Dr. Tracy Douthett, coordinator of activities and leadership; Dawn Detruf, academic advisor; Bernard Berry, mail specialist; Kerri Medley, head coach for women’s soccer and softball; Dr. Rod Booker, director of new student concert band; UPG membership in Eastern College Athletic Conference; Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference; Terra House; campus entranceway; Interactive Television Facility, Millstein Library; campus computer wiring upgraded]

8/10/99   UPG Offers Series On The Works of Jane Austen [”Jane Austen in Hollywood”, a film and lecture series sponsored by the Friends of the Millstein Library, August 24 and 23, Sept. 7 and 14 at 7:30 Powers Hall Auditorium; program presented by UPG Professor Sayre Greenfield and Prof. Linda Troost, Assoc. Prof. Of English at Washington and Jefferson College]

8/11/99  Pitt-Greensburg To Host “Centennial” Picnic [Sept. 12, 1999 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. UPG Campus; sponsored by UPG Institute for Continued Learning and the Greensburg Bicentennial Committee; Victorian picnic luncheon; ticket at $15]

8/16/99  Pitt-Greensburg Sets Evening Registration For Fall Term [Fall Term, August 30-December 18, 1999; registration session for new transfer and attending part-time students]

8/20/99  UPG Hosts Diversity Awareness Training [4 one-day workshops, Sept. 22, 23 and October 5, 8 in Millstein Library; fee, $150 each for representatives of corporations and $110 each for non-profits; sponsored by UPG and Greensburg/Jeannette NAACP; Shelia A. Washington, workshop facilitator, holds an M.S. in organizational development from The American University]

9/1/99 Mexican Music And Dance Group At UPG [Sept. 20, 7:30, Chambers Hall Gymnasium; folkloric music and dance from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca by the Grupo de Oaxaca; Rossetti International House; UPG Student Activities Board; Spanish Club; open to the public without charge]

9/17/99 UPG Students Involved In National Research Project [20 students will work in gathering survey information needed to develop standard performance measures for state systems that provide services and supports to adults with developmental disabilities; Dr. Diane Marsh, UPG psychology professor;Westmoreland Case management and Supports, Inc.]

10/5/99 Pitt-Greensburg Announces August 1999 Graduates [graduates listed by name of home town, city or community]

10/5/99 UPG To Dedicate Fourth Student Residence Complex [Wednesday, Oct. 13, 1999; completed in August, the $3.25 million complex represents Phase I of a project to add six new garden-style apartment buildings and a 2,000 square foot commons facility; known as the first UPG “Academic Village” for students and faculty interested in the humanities; similar Academic Villages for the divisions of Behavioral Sciences and Natural Sciences/Mathematics and Engineering to follow in the next two years; developer of the project was Jayar Construction Company, Inc of Turtle Creek, Pa.; architects were Creal Hyde & Larson of Warren, Pa.]

10/7/99 UPG Institute For Continued Learning Announces Fall Term Classes [”Technology, Society and the New Millennium”, “Culture, Blood and Legends: Foundations of the Greensburg Bicentennial”, “An Art Appreciation Triptych”; Dr. Lillian Beeson, Assoc. Prof. of Communication; Dr. Anthony Boldurian, Assoc. Prof. of Anthropology; Dr. Ted Zaleskiewiz, Prof. of Physics; Dr. Frank A. Cassell; Dr. Mark McColloch, Asst. Vice Pres. for Academic Affairs; James Steeley, Westmoreland County Historical Soc. Director; Dr. Paul Chew, Visiting Prof. of Fine Arts; Barbara Jones, Curator of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art; Thomas Bossier, retired senior manager of engineering services for a large chemical corporation; Commonwealth of Pa., Dept. of Community Development; Southwest Bank; the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County (The Greensburg Foundation Fund)

10/12/99 UPG To Host Ecuadoran Music Group [October 27, 1999; Andes Manta [Andean Folk Music Ensemble]; ancient rhythms of the Inca Empire and the rich modern blend of Latin and native music; UPG Student Activities Board, Spanish Club, and Rossetti International House sponsors]

10/25/99 UPG To Dedicate International Studies House [Rossetti House for International Studies; Dr. Guy Rossetti; Quinn House; Dr. Burkhart Holzner, Director of the University of Pittsburgh’s University Center for International Studies; college plans to make Rossetti House a community resource center for the study of global affairs; Friday, November 14, 1999]

10/26/99 UPG Presents First Theater Production [THE MEMORANDUM by Vaclav Havel, the president of the Czech Republic; Dr. Kimberly Jew, director and assistant professor of Theater Arts at UPG; November 12, 13, 14, 1999,Ferguson Theater]

10/29/99 Gang Intervention Expert To Speak At UPG [Robert L. Woodson, Sr., MacArthur “Genius” Award winning social activist and author; Nations Center for Neighborhood Enterprise (NCNE); lecture dealing with the moral issues behind gang violence; November 8, 1999, UPG Wagner Dining Hall]

11/5/99 National Poetry Project Editors To Read Selections At UPG [Nov. 15, 1999, Ferguson Theater; LEARNING BY HEART: CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY ABOUT SCHOOL, an anthology; editors Maggie Anderson and David Hassler to read and discuss selections from the anthology]

11/8/99 Nursing Student Registration Set At UPG [registration and information sessions for registered nurses beginning in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree Completion program; Nov. 18, 1999]

11/12/99 Katz School of Business Programs Set for UPG [professional development seminars for managers beginning in February 2000: Feb. 7-8, Management Skills for Manufacturing Supervisors; Feb. 9-10, Managing Inventories 2000; Apr. 5-7, Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance; Apr. 11-12, Supervising and Managing People; May 11-12, Product Management]

11/16/99 Pitt-Greensburg Students To Host Party For Children [UPG Resident Student Council; holiday party for 26 children and their families; Youngwood Head Start Program; Bryan Valentine, Resident Director at UPG; Dec. 3, 1999]

11/19/99 Holiday Concert Planned At Pitt-Greensburg [concert of holiday and traditional music featuring the Chestnut Ridge Dulcimer Players, Saturday, Dec. 5, Ferguson Theater; Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association; $3 admission charge; UPG Student Scholarship Fund]

11/22/99 International Arts Event At UPG [Nov. 29, Gloria Rolando, associate of the Cuban National Film Institute, Powers Hall; December 2, African storyteller Olajumoke Kehinde Ewedmi will present dress and songs from her native Yoruba culture, Chambers Hall; Rossetti House for International Studies]

12/16/99 Pitt-Greensburg Sets Evening Registration For Spring Term [Spring Term, January 5, 2000 to April 29, 2000]

 

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