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Darris Means wearing suit, smiling

Darris Means selected for Rockefeller Fellowship to study rural education

The Richard P. Nathan Policy Fellow of the Rockefeller Institute of Government will fund his work on state policy-focused research related to rural education and equity.

  • School of Education
two men shaking hands outside of the Cathedral

Alum wants no hero left behind

To honor a fallen friend from ROTC, Nick Liermann (CGS ’00) launched an organization to give service dogs to injured veterans. An upcoming cycling marathon will raise funds for the group.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
Students at Panthers Forward

Panthers Forward program fills financial aid gap for last-year students

The first-of-its-kind program gives up to $5,000 and exclusive mentoring to participants. Applications for this year are due Sept. 26.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Students
Oakland block party, decorated with gold and blue balloons

Block party series brings together Oakland residents

Pitt students and their South Oakland neighbors bonded over tacos and prizes at the first of four summer events.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
Drone image of Cathedral of Learning and Oakland

Home Installations Underway for Community Wi-Fi Pilot

A program between Pitt and Every1online that’s bringing Wi-Fi to local families in need is expanding. Residents of New Kensington and Homewood are encouraged to apply.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus