The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaks with students at the event commemorating the first class of Panthers Forward — 150 seniors who will receive $5,000 in direct federal student loan relief.

Pitt recognizes inaugural Panthers “Forward” class

By Brian Gentry, Contributing Editor December 10, 2018
The University of Pittsburgh recognized the inaugural class of Panthers Forward, a program which seeks to relieve student debt, on Friday.
The Panthers Forward program aims to utilize donations from the University’s alumni network to finance current students’ tuition. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

Pitt announces Panthers Forward to ease student debt

By Christian Snyder, Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2018
While there’s little Pitt can do to procure more funding from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the University wants to help students deal with their debt. Pitt announced the creation of Panthers Forward yesterday, a new debt easement program that aims to to help fund current students’ education by utilizing the University’s alumni network.
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