Announcements And Updates
Nominations for the Chancellor’s Awards for Staff are due April 29
The awards are the highest University honor for staff.
There’s still time to donate to the Pitt United Way Campaign
Help raise $750,000 before April 29.
Attend Sexual Assault Awareness Month events at Pitt
Programming is intended to engage in education and dialogue aimed at eradicating sexual violence and to hold space for the survivors on Pitt’s campus.
Participate in a new high blood pressure education program
The program will be held remotely, and there is no cost to enroll.
ICYMI: Indoor masking will be optional starting March 28
Effective Monday, March 28, indoor masking will be optional except for in health care settings and on-campus shuttles.
Submit comments for draft policies on Institutional Conflict of Interest and Tuition Exchange
Comments and suggestions provided during this 28-day comment period will be taken into consideration during the University’s policy development process.
Submit a proposal for an open educational resources grant
Open educational resources are high-quality curricular materials such as textbooks, lab notebooks and videos. The submission deadline is April 1.
At this Sampsonia Way Magazine event, hear about ‘The Everyday Pandemic’
The daily toll of life through the COVID-19 pandemic will be told from the perspective of writers and artists who are familiar with the experience of isolation and exile.
Pride Week at Pitt returns
The Rainbow Alliance-sponsored events run March 20-26 and include a chance to hear from actor-activist Indya Moore.
Register for Be a Good Neighbor Day
Staff, students and faculty can choose from over 20 volunteer projects across the region.
Graduate students address hunger to win 2022 Super Analytics Challenge; discussions will continue in Catalyst for Impact Symposium
Students teamed up to fight food insecurity and hunger in the Pittsburgh community. Discussions will continue in the first-ever Catalyst for Impact Symposium on April 8, 2022.
Submit your proposal for Pitt’s 2022 Diversity Forum
Proposals are due Friday, May 13, 2022.
Show your support at Pitt Day in Harrisburg
Attendees can meet with legislators and advocate for the future of the University.
Don’t miss your chance to nominate someone for the 2022 Staff Mentor Award
The award recognizes staff members who place immense value on mentoring others. Nominations are due March 15.
Attend the 2022 Staff Council Spring Assembly on March 9
This year’s keynote speaker is Felicia Savage Friedman, founder of YogaRoots. The theme is, “Who are You in the Legacy of Racism?”
Register for 'College Writing and Your Neurodiverse Brain'
Registration is limited for the workshop led by English Instructor Johanna Murphy at noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16.
Support Ukraine at this March 4 fundraising event
Stop by the fundraising event from 1:30-2:30 p.m., at the Pitt Global Hub on the first floor of Posvar Hall. Donations will be used to support the Ukrainian people.
Phone service will be briefly interrupted March 9 at the Pittsburgh campus
From 9-11:30 a.m., incoming calls to individual phone numbers may be unavailable for up to 15 minutes during the transition to a new service provider.
Annual disclosures open March 15 and are due by April 15
All financial, personal and professional interests, activities and relationships with any non-University entities that may create a conflict of interest or commitment should be disclosed by April 15
Hear from Kyiv during a virtual panel discussion
Pitt’s Jennifer Murtazashvili is hosting a virtual conversation with members of the Kyiv School of Economics at 3 p.m. ET on Monday, Feb. 28.