The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Dylan Mitchell, a sophomore law, criminal justice and society and politics and philosophy major.

20-year old Pitt student owns and runs Vocelli Pizza in Hampton Township

By Elle Kenney, Staff Writer November 18, 2022
Dylan Mitchell works 40-60 hours at Vocelli Pizza while also working on two majors, getting his realtor licenses and being president-elect of Pitt’s College Republican club.
Gene Anderson, new dean of Pitt’s business school.

Eugene Anderson named new dean of business school

By Allison Radziwon, Assistant News Editor May 31, 2022
The University named Eugene Anderson as the new Henry E. Haller Jr. Dean to lead the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration on Thursday.
Helen Campbell, CEO and co-founder of Stories Like Me.

‘Want you to succeed’: Pitt’s SBDC helps women-owned businesses

By Katie Cassidy, Senior Staff Writer January 30, 2022
Pitt founded the Small Business Development Center in 1979 as a no-cost service to clients working to build their small businesses.
David Wiwel (left) and Harrison Ameye (right) working on sight for D.A.W.

Student startup founders navigate the small business world

By Colm Slevin, For The Pitt News September 30, 2020
DelGatto opened her own online jewelry shop called Pearpop Jewelry back in April. She makes earrings and necklaces out of polymer clay and sells her jewelry for about $10 each on Depop and Etsy.
(Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

TPN earns 17 awards at College Media Business and Advertising Managers

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | News Editor April 6, 2018

College Media Business and Advertising Managers presented The Pitt News with 17 awards for excellence in business operations, marketing and promotions during the organization’s 46th annual Advertising...

(Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

Christmas consumerism doesn’t make for war

By Noah Manalo | For The Pitt News December 8, 2017

It’s not truly Christmastime in my family until we’re forced out into the cold for an impromptu caroling session around the neighborhood. Afterward, we’ll drive Downtown for an evening of ice-skating...

Junior mechanical engineering major Andrei Mihailescu and his teammates entered the shopping network app, “Tag Along,” in Pitt’s Innovation Institute’s 24-hour Startup Blitz. (Photo courtesy of Andrei Mihailescu)

Pitt Students Pitch Against the Clock

In the corner of the O’Hara student lobby Saturday morning, Jacob Saletsky practiced his pitch for an app, stopping to listen to the critiques and suggestions of his teammates. “You speak too much...

Amaratunga and Aniff created their app, Ediyu, after spending two and a half years and $10,000 to produce it. (Photo by Issi Glatts | Staff Photographer)

Panthers Past and Present Produce Profit

By Anish Salvi | For The Pitt News September 15, 2017

Whether its crafting art or creating apps, Pitt students are finding ways to turn their passion projects into profit. For some, the track to success took unexpected turns through cadaver labs and art...

One of the stores two locations is primarily dedicated to comics while the other is dedicated to games of all kinds. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Creating careers: Pitt grads start their own businesses

By Salina Pressimone / Staff Writer September 15, 2017

On any weekend night on South Craig Street, passersby can hear the sounds of wails accompany the tune of pop songs emitted by the karaoke house on the corner. Wedged tight among Irish cuisine and artisan...

Whole Foods partnership with Amazon could be a positive, if the food retailers values win out. (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Next-day shopping? How Whole Foods and Amazon could change the game

By Levko Karmazyn | For The Pitt News September 6, 2017

You could never accomplish today what John Mackey and Renee Lawson did in 1978 Austin, Texas. The college-dropout couple opened what would eventually become Whole Foods, which Amazon bought in August for...

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