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Brian Kelly is the founder and CEO of “The Points Guy,” a credit score and mileage journalism website that aims to educate travelers on earning flight miles and rewards.

Brian Kelly: A guide in the world of points and miles

By Andrew Thompson, Staff Writer October 3, 2021
Brian Kelly, a Pitt graduate, is now the founder and CEO of The Points Guy, a credit score and mileage journalism website that educates travelers on how to earn the most miles and best rewards from their flights.
Theresa Baughman, a 26-year-old artist and Pitt alumna, will be spending a month sailing around the Arctic Ocean as an artist in residence for the organization Arctic Circle. (Photo courtesy of Theresa Baughman)

Making Art in the Arctic: Pitt Alum plans voyage to hone her craft

In just six short months, Theresa Baughman will be spending her days in subzero temperatures in pursuit of combining her art with anthropology. “As an artist, I am much more invested in the process...

Pitt alum George Patterson left his corporate job in 2009 to make more time for family and expand his independent business ventures.  (Photo courtesy of George Patterson)

Pitt Alum has it in the Effin bag

By Prachi Patel | Staff Writer February 9, 2018

George Patterson reaches into his pocket to pull out his business cards with a glint of amusement in his eyes. “I guarantee, if you read my title, you will laugh,” Patterson said. Stamped under...

One of the stores two locations is primarily dedicated to comics while the other is dedicated to games of all kinds. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Assistant Visual Editor)

Creating careers: Pitt grads start their own businesses

By Salina Pressimone / Staff Writer September 14, 2017

On any weekend night on South Craig Street, passersby can hear the sounds of wails accompany the tune of pop songs emitted by the karaoke house on the corner. Wedged tight among Irish cuisine and artisan...

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