Announcements And Updates
Join Pitt IT’s cybersecurity awareness events
Win prizes, watch creepy cybersecurity horror stories and protect yourself online during the rest of October.
Check out 60+ programs at Latinx Connect 2021
Several panel moderators described the virtual conference’s first day as moving. The events are free and open to all.
Register today for Faculty and Staff Development Program fall workshops
A new sustainability certificate and supervisor support programming are among the more than 60 offerings.
Submit your nominations for the Chancellor’s Distinguished Awards
The awards promote excellence and innovation across the breadth of the University. The closing date for letters of nomination is Friday, Oct. 15.
Attend outdoor screenings of Asian films through Oct. 10
The first annual Screenshot: Asia Film Festival offers 12 feature and short films from Asia and Asian filmmakers.
Get into the Halloween spirit with bite-sized horror
Grab your phone and frighten your friends in 60 seconds or less and you could win up to $250.
Submit your work by Oct. 25 for the Mental Health in All Mediums Showcase
Join the Center for Creativity for a monthlong virtual art gallery aimed toward mental health expression.
Campus Sustainability Month is bringing green events to Pitt
Take a mini-course, listen to a talk on environmental justice or attend a virtual sustainability conference. Find ways to get engaged with sustainability on and off campus.
Celebrate International Education Week
Festivities begin Saturday, Oct. 2 with the Latin American and Caribbean Festival and continue through Oct. 9.
Pitt expands Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month offerings
The introduction of the Latinx Connect Conference offers more opportunity for dialogue and education about the diverse diaspora of the Latinx and Hispanic community on campus and beyond.
Applications for Pitt Public Health equity program due Oct. 1
All public health students are eligible for the Health Justice Scholars program, which supports scholars with an interest in health equity research, policy and practice.
Register for Civic Action Week
On Oct. 4-9, show your commitment to addressing society’s most pressing challenges.
Attend a campus sit-down with one of Europe’s top leaders on trade
An executive vice president of the European Commission will talk transatlantic trade and technology with GSPIA Associate Dean Erica Owen. He’ll also take questions from students.
Tuesday at noon: Fall Safety Fair
Fire safety demonstrations, a visit from K-9 Filo and giveaways await students and employees at tomorrow’s event.
Remembering real estate pioneer and philanthropist Howard Hanna Jr. (BUS ’42, ’49G)
“His influence and positive impact are lasting examples of what we hope all of our graduates accomplish,” said Pitt Business Dean Arjang A. Assad.
Calling all faculty and staff volunteers
Register as a team or individual for the 2021 Staff and Faculty Day of Caring. The Friday, Oct. 8, event is the signature day of service during Civic Action Week.
Students: How to receive American Rescue Plan Act funds
Pitt received $54.7 million in new federal COVID-19 relief funds and has allocated $31.9 million to go directly to students. Here’s what undergrads and grad students should do as part of the
New childcare option for faculty, staff and grad students
Children ages 3-5 are eligible for a new partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania. Sites in Carnegie and Lawrenceville are prioritizing Pitt applicants through Oct. 1.
Coaching, telehealth, walking groups and more
The Office of Human Resources offers a variety of virtual and in-person benefits to keep employees healthy.
Cast your vote for the 2021 Homecoming Court
Sixteen candidates are vying for a spot on the 2021 Homecoming Court. Read their bios and cast your vote this week.