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Pitt honors alumni through prestigious awards

Pitt honors alumni through prestigious awards

By Millicent Watt, For The Pitt News

October 21, 2020

One of the major events of homecoming is honoring Pitt alumni and recognizing their dedication to the University and the Pitt community. This is done through five different honors — the Roc Spirit Award, the Ivan and Mary Novick Award for Young Alumni Leadership, the Bill Baierl Distinguished Alumni Service Award, the Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award and being named a Distinguished Alumni Fellow.

Five Pitt gymnasts earn All-EAGL Honors

Five Pitt gymnasts earned all-conference honors in the 2020 East Atlantic Gymnastics League, including senior transfer Michaela Burton, who wrapped up her career with three First Team honors for bars, beam and floor.

By Hope Matyas, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Pitt's Michaela Burton, Deven Herbine, Olivia Miller, Alecia Petrikis and Ciara Ward received all-conference honors on Monday.

The Pitt News wins 13 collegiate journalism awards

The Pitt News wins 13 collegiate journalism awards

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief

October 11, 2019

Staff members at The Pitt News received thirteen awards in eleven different categories from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for print stories published between June 11, 2018 through June 10, 2019. The competition, Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s 2019 Gold Circle Awards, recognizes ...

The Pitt News wins awards for advertising, marketing

The Pitt News won third place in CMBAM’s sponsored content category for Financial Fridays.

By John Hamilton / Assistant News Editor

April 4, 2017

College Media Business and Advertising Managers doled out nine awards to The Pitt News for excellence in business operations, marketing and promotions during the organization’s annual award ceremony Saturday. CMBAM’s annual awards ceremony recognizes excellence in business and advertising oper...

Pitt football players continue to reap rewards

Pitt's James Conner (24) is the winner of the 2016 Capital One Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award. | Courtesy Pitt Athletics

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

November 16, 2016

As the old saying goes, to the victor goes the spoils. After one of the biggest victories in program history, the Pitt football team is still reaping the benefits. Panthers quarterback Nathan Peterman, running back James Conner, linebacker Matt Galambos, defensive end Ejuan Price, kicker Chris Blew...

Gimme fuel, and an AARP subscription

Gimme fuel, and an AARP subscription

By MCT Campus

April 14, 2014

30 years after the debut of "Ride the Lightning," Metallica is a graying shell of its former self

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