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European staycation: Choral groups grappling after cancelled performance tours

The University of Pittsburgh Women’s Choral Ensemble performs at the Sounds of Pitt Homecoming Concert in Heinz Memorial Chapel in 2018.

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Women’s Choral Ensemble is one of three Pitt choral groups that have cancelled plans to perform in Europe this spring and summer due to COVID-19

Examining Pitt Day of Giving 2020 guidelines

Chancellor Gallagher at last year’s Pitt Day of Giving.

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

Tuesday is the fourth annual Pitt Day of Giving — a 24-hour fundraising event which encourages students, faculty, staff, family and alumni to donate to various organizations within the University. This year, some changes have been made to how it’s run.

Third annual Pitt Day of Giving raises more than $4 million

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher with students at Pitt Day of Giving’s celebration event.

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The third annual Pitt Day of Giving took place Thursday, Feb. 28 — the University’s 232nd birthday. This year, PDoG raised $4,218,150 from 6,345 donors.

Men’s Glee Club PDoG strategy includes incentives, reimbursement

Men’s Glee Club PDoG strategy includes incentives, reimbursement

By Emily Wolfe, Assistant News Editor

March 1, 2019

Pitt Men’s Glee Club, which won $2,500 for bringing in the second-highest number of donations among student groups on Thursday’s third annual Pitt Day of Giving, allegedly encouraged its members to make donations in exchange for discounts on club expenses and, in some cases, full reimbursement.

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