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Black History Month events focus on past, present, future of black life

Black History Month events focus on past, present, future of black life

By Grace Giglio, For The Pitt News

February 21, 2020

The organizers of this year’s Black History Month celebrations decided to honor the first and only black speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by naming the festivities after K. Leroy Irvis.

Trustees elect new members, rename Pennsylvania Hall

Trustees elect new members, rename Pennsylvania Hall

By John Hamilton / Editor-in-Chief

July 5, 2017

Pitt’s Board of Trustees elected four new members, approved construction projects and renamed Pennsylvania Hall at their June 30 meeting. Pennsylvania Hall — which has held that name since its construction in 2004 — is now named K. Leroy Irvis Hall to honor K. Leroy Irvis, a Pitt alumnus and ...

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