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SGB puts focus on financial education

Board member Albert Tanjaya gives the Pitt Club Rock Climbing team representative a thumbs-up, saying “have a real Philly cheesesteak for me” after the team's funding request to compete in Philadelphia is approved. (Photo by Theo Schwarz  | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Emily Wolfe, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Friday will bring the third annual Financial Literacy Conference at Pitt, presented by business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi and Pitt’s business school.

Sponsored Content: The Innovation Institute: Final Round for Startup Competition Draws Dedicated Teams

Pitt Innovation Institute, Randall Family Big Idea Competition ceremony held at the Connolly Ballroom, Thursday, March 23, 2017. 222398

By Andrew Tindall

March 28, 2018

There’s a student startup competition sponsored by Pitt Trustee Bob Randall and Pitt’s Innovation Institute happening right now, and you would not believe the innovation and creativity that the teams have brought to the table. You can see for yourself at the final judging on March 29, but we’ll try h...

Pitt announces long-time CFO’s retirement

Pitt's CFO Arthur Ramicone will retire in 2018. (Photo courtesy of the University of Pittsburgh)

By John Hamilton | Managing Editor

February 20, 2018

Pitt’s chief financial officer and senior vice chancellor, Arthur Ramicone, will retire in August after a 30-year career at Pitt, the University announced Tuesday. Ramicone, 64, is the second senior vice chancellor who will step down in 2018, following Provost Patricia Beeson’s announcement that she will leave ...

Financial Friday: Research: One of the Most Important Cost-Saving Tools in College

Financial Friday: Research: One of the Most  Important Cost-Saving Tools in College

By Mark Mulkeen

June 5, 2017

No matter what stage of college you are in, there’s always tons of research to be done. Maybe you’ve just been accepted to Pitt and are looking for loans to fund your time here. Perhaps you are already attending but could still use some financial help, and are wondering what scholarships you could st...

Sponsored – Financial Friday: Automate Payments and Spread Out Costs with PittPAY Payment Plan

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By Mark Mulkeen

June 5, 2017

For many families with a student in college, the most painful part of the whole experience is paying large tuition bills each semester. But Pitt offers a payment option that could be slightly less painful. The PittPAY Payment Plan is an alternative to the traditional lump sum payment at the beginning o...

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