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Homewood community engagement center celebrates one-year anniversary

Pitt’s Homewood Community Engagement Center, which provides various resources to the community, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary on Oct. 18.

By Martha Layne, Staff Writer

November 10, 2019

On October 18, the University's Community Engagement Center in Homewood celebrated one year since its opening. In this year, 4,500 community members participated in 660 programs.

Women hone craft at Art House in Homewood

The Tuesday Night Monologue Project, in which female-only guests are invited to participate in writing workshops and share responses to prompts, is held in Vanessa German’s Art House in Homewood. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

By Shahum Ajmal | Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

As Vanessa German and a group of artists were about to settle in for a night of writing and discussion in her house, a car crash outside derailed the March evening. The group witnessed an altercation between the victim of the crash and police officers who responded to the scene, and feeling that...

Students report on community work in Homewood

Residents of Homewood survey the showcase of the project Pitt students have worked on at the Pitt Community Engagement Center’s Community Assistant Report Out event in the YMCA Monday evening. (Photo by Zane Crowell | Contributing Writer)

By Zane Crowell | Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

Students, Homewood residents and members of the Community Engagement Center filled the Homewood-Brushton Branch YMCA’s meeting room, waiting for their chance to hear how the community workers had been spending their time.   Residents of Homewood attended the Pitt CEC’s Community Assistant Report Out e...

Pitt engineering unveils Makerspace

The University of Pittsburgh Manufacturing Assistance Center’s Makerspace held a grand opening to the public Friday morning. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

By Samuel Weber and Noah Manalo | The Pitt News Staff

March 19, 2018

On the outside, 7800 Susquehanna Street looks like an old brick factory, with hazy entrance windows, a cracked walkway and faded paint. But recently, more than 100 people gathered at the Homewood location to celebrate the debut of the newest branch of the Swanson School of Engineering, a place dedicated ...

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