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

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher.

Gallagher talks Omicron, spring semester in TPN interview

By Martha Layne and Jon Moss January 25, 2022
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke with The Pitt News for about 20 minutes on Tuesday about the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the recent faculty unionization vote and the college experience during a pandemic.
Photos: Commencement 2021

Photos: Commencement 2021

By Clare Sheedy, Staff Photographer May 4, 2021
The Pitt community came together this spring to celebrate graduating seniors in a COVID-19-friendly way for the second year in a row.
‘A part of history’: Commencement ceremonies adapted again for pandemic

‘A part of history’: Commencement ceremonies adapted again for pandemic

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2021
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said he was proud of the seniors for getting through an exceptionally difficult academic year.
The Cathedral of Learning watches over an empty Pitt campus.

Pitt releases plans for spring commencement ceremonies

By Jon Moss, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2021
Pitt released plans Friday afternoon for combined in-person and virtual commencement ceremonies for the class of 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic remains ongoing.
Mark Novales speaking during the online 2020 commencement.

Pitt holds first-ever online commencement ceremony

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor April 26, 2020
In lieu of in-person commencement activities, Pitt hosted its first-ever virtual commencement ceremony due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Editorial: How to prepare for virtual commencement

Editorial: How to prepare for virtual commencement

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 9, 2020
Pop open a bottle of champagne while Gallagher is giving his speech and get drunk with your parents.
Pitt to host spring commencement ceremony online.

Pitt to host spring commencement online

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2020
Pitt announced Wednesday that spring commencement will move online this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Pitt to host spring commencement ceremony online.

Seniors react to commencement cancellation

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor March 23, 2020
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced the postponement of Pitt’s spring commencement ceremony in a March 17 email. According to the announcement, the University has yet to find a new date for an in-person commencement ceremony and has not yet announced alternatives to the event.
University postpones spring commencement ceremony

University postpones spring commencement ceremony

By Janine Faust and Benjamin Nigrosh March 17, 2020

In an email sent out to Pitt students on Tuesday afternoon, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced that the University was postponing all spring commencement activities and ceremonies.  “New dates...

Dereck Hogan, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, will speak at the undergraduate class of 2019’s commencement ceremony.

Commencement ceremony speakers announced

By Joanna Li, News Editor April 15, 2019
Pitt announced on Monday the commencement speakers for the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies.
Load More Stories