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Chancellor Patrick Gallagher discussed University initiatives at Wednesday afternoons Senate Council meeting.

Pitt to distribute more than $15 million to students from federal COVID-19 aid

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor February 19, 2021
Pitt is distributing more than $15 million directly to student financial aid from federal COVID-19 funds, the University announced in a Thursday morning press release.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that it’s likely that next semester’s schedule will be compressed similarly to the fall so there aren’t vacations where people leave and come back to campus.

Gallagher: ‘Anticipate’ [email protected], compressed schedule next semester

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor September 18, 2020
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Thursday that he expects the [email protected] model to continue into the spring semester due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He also said it’s likely that next semester’s schedule will be compressed similar to the fall so there aren’t vacations where people leave and come back to campus.
Gallagher caught 25 passes for 491 yards and rushed 36 times for 392 yards as a freshman at Laurel Highlands.

Rodney Gallagher receives Pitt football offer

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor April 17, 2020
Laurel Highlands freshman Rodney Gallagher, who received a basketball offer from Capel on March 7, announced Thursday that he also received an offer from Pitt football.
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.
Top 10: Things to lobby for in Harrisburg

Top 10: Things to lobby for in Harrisburg

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 28, 2019
We don’t normally enjoy interacting with those who work in the State capital but here are our top 10 things to lobby for in Harrisburg.
Students who attended Pitt Day in Harrisburg were treated to tours of the capitol, sit-down conversations with elected officials and a career-advice panel with Pitt alumni who work in the state government.

Pitt students visit State Capitol

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer March 27, 2019
Dozens of Pitt students boarded buses at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday to attend Pitt’s annual Day in Harrisburg.
Top 10: Things Pitt should be matching

Top 10: Things Pitt should be matching

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 1, 2019
Pitt will soon match any federal Pell Grant. Here are an additional 10 things that Pitt should match and reimburse.
The Chancellor’s residence on 718 Devonshire St.

Editorial | Gallagher needs to pay it forward

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 22, 2019
Former Pitt Chancellor Mark Nordenberg had a history of donating large portions of his retention bonuses to Pitt. It’s time Chancellor Patrick Gallagher followed suit.
Mayor Bill Peduto recently worked with state and local politicians to introduce a bill to ban assault weapons in Pittsburgh.

In case you missed it: News from winter break 2018

By Joanna Li, News Editor January 7, 2019
In case you missed it, here are some news highlights that happened over winter break.
Pitt received 171 applications for its first-ever Seed Project grants and selected 23 projects for awards, granting a total of approximately $1 million. (Graphic by Eli Savage | Staff Illustrator)

Pitt professors pursue new projects with Pitt Seed grants

Pitt is investing in change this summer, beginning with projects from professors at the University. The first-ever Pitt Seed Project awarded a total of more than $1 million to 23 programs designed to play...

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