Announcements And Updates
Share your thoughts about the next business school dean during a virtual open forum
There will be an open forum via Zoom on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m. All members of the community are invited to attend.
This year’s recipients of the Coleman Award for Excellence in Community Service
Food bank CEO Lisa Scales and former Pitt community relations leader John Wilds will be honored during a Dec. 9 event hosted by the Institute of Politics.
Share your thoughts about the next leader of the University Center for Social and Urban Research
The provost’s office will begin the search for a permanent director of the center with an open forum via Zoom on Friday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m.
Grad students: Applications for the Super Analytics Challenge are due Dec. 3
Team up with fellow students to address hunger in this year’s challenge.
ICYMI: Holiday break extended for staff
Winter Recess will now run Dec. 20 through Jan. 3, 2022 for all full- and part-time Pitt employees.
Phone service will be briefly interrupted Nov. 30 at the Pittsburgh campus
From 9-11:30 a.m., incoming calls to Pittsburgh campus individual phone numbers may be unavailable for up to 15 minutes during the transition while the phone number is being moved to the new service
Take your first step toward a smoke-free life during the Nov. 18 Great American Smokeout
Participate in the American Cancer Society event and get support from Pitt at no cost.
Harness the power of data analytics to address hunger during this year’s Super Analytics Challenge
All graduate students are invited to an information session on Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. to learn more about the competition.
Proposals for the 2022 Mentoring and Advising Summit are due Dec. 2
The fifth annual summit will explore how Pitt can continue to build a strong culture of inclusion and belonging in mentoring work.
Present a talk, poster or workshop at the upcoming Community Engaged Scholarship Forum
Proposals are due Dec. 22. You can also nominate a person or group to win an award for their work in the community.
Get the hang of Handshake and one-on-one job search coaching Nov. 10-11
From 2-5 p.m., the Career Center is hosting APPLYmania — a virtual event that helps students apply for jobs and internships.
Voluntary sick day bank will stop accepting donations on Nov. 12
The temporary bank, which has accrued more than 18,000 hours, was established early in the pandemic. Employees can still request time from the bank after it stops collecting donations.
Upcoming events commemorate Veterans Day and Pitt veterans
Next week’s University-sponsored events in Pittsburgh will celebrate veterans, the military community and their service.
University Prize for Strategic, Inclusive and Diverse Excellence award nominations due Dec. 3
The award will be presented to the University of Pittsburgh school, division, department or unit making a significant contribution to fostering equity, diversity and inclusion in our community.
Creating a Just Community award nominations due Dec. 3
The award recognizes the outstanding efforts of a Pitt employee in creating a more just, equitable and inclusive community.
Pitt takes on sponsorship of Pittsburgh Speakers Series
The 2021-2022 season features a former national security advisor, the #MeToo founder, a former UK Prime Minister and more.
Weigh in on policies about donations and HIPAA by Nov. 22
The draft policies are now available for review and comments.
Share your thoughts about the next dean of the School of Computing and Information
The provost’s office will begin the search for a permanent dean with an open forum via Zoom on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m.
Faculty and staff, donate to United Way by Monday for a chance to win
Make a donation or pledge to United Way by Oct. 25 and you’ll be eligible for an Oct. 27 raffle.
Join Pitt IT’s cybersecurity awareness events
Win prizes, watch creepy cybersecurity horror stories and protect yourself online during the rest of October.