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Pitt softball signs IMPACT recruit Rylee DiTullio

The Pitt softball team signed 16-year-old Team IMPACT recruit Rylee DiTullio last Monday. Team IMPACT is a national nonprofit organization that connects children with serious or chronic illnesses with college athletic teams.

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

The Pitt softball team signed Rylee DiTullio, a local 16-year-old girl with cerebral palsy, last Monday, holding a press conference at the Petersen Events Center to celebrate the event.

Soldiers and Sailors celebrates Memorial Day

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial held their annual Memorial Day Celebration offering activities like face painting and bounce houses while attendees and veterans paid their respects to soldiers. (Photo by Sam Weber | Staff Writer)

By Sam Weber | Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

Butler-local Tom McKay, an ex-Marine, stood outside Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall on Monday to experience the museum’s annual celebration for the first time. He described the day as a “sweeping experience.” Red, white and blue T-shirts and flags were scattered across the front lawn of So...

Pitt announces commencement speakers

Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto (left) will speak at the undergraduate commencement ceremony, while appellate attorney and partner at Kellogg,
Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick law firm, David C. Frederick (right), will speak at the master’s, professional doctoral and doctoral degrees graduation. (Images via University of Pittsburgh)

By Salina Pressimone | Assistant News Editor

April 17, 2018

Pitt graduates receiving their University diplomas this month will hear from two Pitt alumni who have led prominent careers in public service since their own commencement ceremonies. Pitt will host Pittsburgh Mayor and ex officio member of Pitt’s Board of Trustees, William Peduto, at the undergrad...

Kissing for keeps at Heinz Chapel

Kissing for keeps at Heinz Chapel

October 8, 2015

Kissing for keeps at Heinz ChapelAmy Beaudine / Staff WriterOctober 9, 2015When Bill Young overheard a Pitt Pathfinder telling a student about the legend of Heinz Chapel, he thought the legend was a myth.The young director of Communication Services at Pitt listened as a tour guide told a prospective...

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