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Pennsylvania's next budget has high stakes for Pitt's in-state students and families

Legislators are starting to work on the state’s budget, and Pennsylvania students’ tuition discount is at risk. Here’s what you need to know.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
  • Students

The 2022 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum agenda is now available

Tracks for the virtual March 1 event include health equity, coalition building and environmental justice.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
UPMC doctor speaking to student at a desk

A new Pitt-UPMC residency program is bringing better health care to patients in rural Pennsylvania

Second- and third-year residents will work in Tioga and Potter counties as part of the only such program in north-central Pennsylvania.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Medicine
Tim Stevens standing outside wearing black coat during winter

Advice for activists from a former Pittsburgh NAACP president and Pitt alumnus

Tim Stevens has been advocating for Black people’s civil rights for 50 years.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Our City/Our Campus
Street Medicine workers helping the homeless near a bridge

Street Medicine at Pitt serves Pittsburghers without homes — and educates future medical professionals

On a cold night in January, students headed downtown to provide health care, cold weather supplies and a listening ear.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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School of Nursing professor praised by top doctors leading the fight against COVID-19

John Gallagher received special recognition from Francis Collins and Anthony Fauci for contributions to the National Institute of Health COVID-19 Guidelines Panel.

  • Community Impact
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Nursing
Valerie Kinloch holding up her hand and smiling with a young girl

New Pitt School of Education program supports future Black educators

The initiative seeks to add 35 Black teachers to the Pittsburgh Public School District over seven years.

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Education
  • Community Impact
  • Teaching & Learning
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2 doctoral candidates received the 2021 Dick Thornburgh Forum Disability Service Award

The honor is given to a Pitt student from any campus who has made an impact in the lives of children and adults with disabilities.

  • Community Impact
  • Students
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Register for the Community Engaged Scholarship Forum

The annual event celebrates mutually beneficial partnerships with the University.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
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School of Education summer academy to complement Pittsburgh Promise’s Advancing Educators of Color scholarship

The scholarship aims to add 35 Black educators to the Pittsburgh Public School system in the next seven years.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • School of Education
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Submit a nomination for the 2022 Pitt Sustainability Awards

The deadline is Feb. 18.

  • Community Impact
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students
Daren Ellerbee standing outside and smiling for photo

Daren Ellerbee named inaugural director of Pitt’s new University Academic Outreach Center

The center is dedicated to creating equitable pathways for students to gain the potential to enroll at Pitt or other select colleges and universities.

  • Community Impact
  • Faculty

3 staffers win 2021 Teaching Center awards

The annual awards recognize staff who demonstrate excellence in teaching and a commitment to learning.

  • Community Impact
  • Staff
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Submit your proposal by Feb. 1 for Year of Data and Society funding

Up to $8,000 will be allotted to approved proposals.

  • Technology & Science
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
University Art Gallery room with paintings and sculptures on display

Pitt recognizes community members creating a more just, equitable and inclusive University

The University Art Gallery and Associate Professor Gina A. Garcia were honored this week for their work.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Submit nominations for the inaugural Black Excellence Service Award

The award will be given to a Black community member who is making a difference at Pitt and throughout the greater community.

  • Community Impact
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Year of Data and Society awards second round of projects

The deadline for the next round of funding is Feb. 1.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
Panther statue covered with snow in front of Cathedral of Learning

Pitt Seed Program issues call for pitches to advance the Plan for Pitt

The funding program is looking for ideas that align with the new strategic plan and that make the University an even better place to learn, teach and work.

  • University News
  • Community Impact
Pitt volunteers preparing food during Civic Action Week

How Pitt helped Pennsylvania in 2021

Revisit stories of the University’s impact around the commonwealth.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Pitt-Titusville
Students wearing Pitt attire and Santa hats with Pitt logo

Christmas Day at Pitt returns

After a year’s absence, the Pitt community will come together to bring back the holiday service tradition.

  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Athletics