Pitt Alumni Network of Western PA

In & Around Campus for Alumni & Friends

Pitt Alumni Network of W.PA

GREETINGS

Hello Pitt alumni, family, and friends! If you are visiting for the weekend or within driving distance to Western PA, there is always something going on and we want you to be part of it! Hail to Pitt!

Shannon Mischler
Director of Regional Clubs & Advocacy
sjmischler@pitt.edu
412.624.0289


CAREER & NETWORKING

Pitt✦Stops is a series of monthly learning & networking events held in distinctive locations throughout Western Pennsylvania. Join other alumni, friends, and Pitt experts who will share their academic excellence and innovative research through a broad range of timely and popular topics. Seating is limited in some venues, so register today.


Whether you are a successful entrepreneur or investor looking for a technology to license, have experience in a particular market or can offer assistance in your specialty area such as marketing, finance, or engineering, you can help to foster the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship at Pitt.  Check out the Panther Innovation Network.


LIFELONG LEARNING

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Pittsburgh is a membership-based community of adults, age 50 and better, who are passionate about learning. Because there are no tests, no grades, and no degree requirements, it is the perfect environment for exploring new topics with other interested adults. Learn More.


Join us for a discussion of the African American experience at Pitt as told through the lens of the formation of the Black Action Society in 1968. Several panelists were residents at Pitt during this formative time and will share first-hand recollections. MORE INFORMATION.

Wednesday, February 28 | 4 - 6 p.m.


Each year since 2009, Pitt Public Health invites students, faculty, alumni, and friends to share the experience of reading and discussing our annual selection for the One Book, One Community (OBOC) program. This year's OBOC selection is The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee. Learn more about the Read-Along Program.


The Center for Mindfulness and Consciousness Studies goals are synergistic with the University’s mission of promoting researcheducation, and service/clinical practice. Find out more.

Save the date: Mindfulness Fair 2018, a free, family-friendly event!


ARTS

City Theatre has generously provided all council members discounted tickets (just $20) to see the Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey on Thursday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m.  Purchase tickets at CityTheatreCompany.org using the promo code, PITTLGBTQ. Questions? Call 412.431.2489.


What does it mean to hold a gun, to fire one, to face one? This world premiere is devised by Pitt Theatre Arts student in collaboration with Professor Cynthia Croot, Associate Professor and Head of Performance. The cost is $30/person. The cost includes the performance and reception to follow with Cynthia Croot. Tickets for the performance can be picked up at Will Call. No tickets are needed for the reception.

REGISTER HERE


The Pitt Alumni Association invites you to join us for a Mother's Day Buffet Luncheon & Concert, featuring a special performance by the Pitt's Women's Choral Ensemble. The buffet luncheon will begin at 1 p.m. in the Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall. The meal will include a complimentary glass of Panther Cellars wine. Pitt's Women's Choral Ensemble will then perform a special concert at 3 p.m. in the Heinz Memorial Chapel. Seating will be open.

REGISTER HERE


ATHLETICS

Join alumni experts, statisticians, and former Pitt basketball players for a lively discussion and debate on the development and use of the NCAA Basketball Tournament brackets.

Admission to this event is $10, which includes a beer tasting and snacks.

This is a Young Alumni Network event.

REGISTER HERE


Join fellow Pitt fans at a Panther Certified Game Watch venue to watch your Pitt Panthers take on the Virginia Cavaliers on February 24. Find a participating Panther Certified Game Watch venue in your area!


ADVOCATE & VOLUNTEER

PITT DAY2017 Forweb

Pitt alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends are invited to join us for an opportunity to influence state lawmakers and tell your University of Pittsburgh story at Pitt Day in Harrisburg! 

Pitt Day in Harrisburg is the annual advocacy day at the state Capitol. Pennsylvania continues to face budget challenges and it is critical that our elected officials hear from all of us about the importance of public higher education and the positive impact Pitt has in Pennsylvania.

Transportation from each Pitt campus and meals will be provided. Attendees will have opportunities to meet with legislators in small groups, tour the Capitol, visit exhibits, participate in a career panel with Pitt alumni in government, and attend a dessert reception. Come with us and tell your University of Pittsburgh story! REGISTER HERE.


 

Monthly Alumni Service Project at The Pitt Pantry

On the first Saturday of every month, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., alumni are invited to come to the Pitt Pantry and help sort and organize food, cut coupons, compost, or donate food.

Bellefield Presbyterian Church
4001 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

REGISTER HERE


Alumni Career Mentoring - Learn more about the ways in which Pitt alumni can give back to their alma mater: join the Pitt Career Network, hire an intern, recruit Pitt students, host a job shadow, attend an event.


CAMPUS RESOURCES & CONTACTS

PAA Events

Pitt Wire Events (on campus)

Pitt Panthers Athletic Site

Contact Shannon Mischler at sjm130@pitt.edu or 412-624-02876 for more information and follow the Pitt Alumni Network of Western Pennsylvania on social media.