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Around 11,000 students across all five Pitt campuses will receive grants ranging from $500 to $1,000.

Pitt announces CARES Act grant guidelines

By Jon Moss and Benjamin Nigrosh April 29, 2020
Pitt announced student eligibility guidelines for $10.6 million in federally-funded emergency financial aid grants Wednesday.
Jay Darr is the current Counseling Center director at Pitt.

Oakland news roundup

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer July 1, 2019
As an urban campus bustling with nearly 30,000 students and more than 5,000 faculty, there’s always news breaking at Pitt.
Provost Ann Cudd speaks at a Student Government Board meeting on Oct. 24, 2018.

Cudd’s freshman year: affordability, unionization and plans for the future

By Jon Moss, News Editor June 28, 2019
After one year of leading Pitt’s academic programs, Provost Ann Cudd has her sights set on Pitt’s future.
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.
Pitt launched a new effort last Friday called the Pitt Success Pell Match Program.

Opinion | Matching Pell grants isn’t enough

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columnist February 27, 2019
For students who already received a Pell Grant, it’s a wonderful effort by Pitt to help alleviate some of their costs and worries. But for the students who don’t qualify, the effort leaves them in the dust.
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