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Ashley Priore, a Clinton Global Initiative University scholar, teaches chess to anyone between pre-K and 12th grade through Queen’s Gambit, with a focus on supporting young students of color.

Pitt student founds third organization, mentors youth through chess

By Katie Cassidy, For The Pitt News April 2, 2021
For some, chess is purely a form of entertainment. But for Ashley Priore, a junior English literature and political science double major, chess has a deeper meaning — one that she is determined to help others see.
Pitt undergraduates Ashley Priore (left) and Chris Kumanchik (right) are both currently facing difficulties with their respective political campaigns.

Undergraduate candidates face setbacks in elections court

By Erica Guthrie, Senior Staff Writer March 28, 2019
The political future is uncertain for city government candidates and Pitt undergraduates Ashley Priore, who was running in the Democratic primary for the Pittsburgh School Board in the 4th District, and Chris Kumanchik, who was running for the 3rd District seat in the Pittsburgh City Council.
First-year business and English major Ashley Priore is running for school board in District 4.

Pitt student runs for Pittsburgh Public School Board

By Maggie Young, Staff Writer January 27, 2019
Ashley Priore, a first-year student studying business and English, is running for a seat on the Pittsburgh Public School Board. Priore hopes to be a voice that connects the students with the board.
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