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For Chaz Kellem, it all comes back to service

Chaz Kellem (far left), director of Pitt Serves, speaks with students at Thursday afternoon’s Community Cafe event in the Cathedral of Learning.

By Jessica Steinberg, For The Pitt News

September 19, 2019

While community service might just be a resume booster for some students, Chaz Kellem, director of PittServes, believes service should be more substantial.

Students celebrate service at PMADD

Rachel Feil, Ashley Ward-Willis and Sydney Massenberg (left to right) cook chili for the 46 people who attend the Circles program at the YWCA in Homewood. (Photo by Theo Schwarz | Senior Staff Photographer)

By Sarah Shearer and Joanna Li, Contributing Editors

October 22, 2018

Pitt students spread out to serve at community service sites throughout Pittsburgh at the 11th annual Pitt Make a Difference Day.

Students serve, remember on MLK Jr. day

Junior communication and political science major Aaron Hill speaks in front of participants at Alpha Phi Alpha’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day candlelight vigil Monday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

By Luke Stambaugh and Kenan Meral | The Pitt News Staff

January 16, 2018

A group of students from Pitt’s Litchfield Tower B offered a warm respite from the bitter cold as they served soups and sandwiches to hungry Homewood residents who visited the Bethesda Presbyterian Church Monday. They weren’t the only group of Pitt students spending the day this way. Approximate...

Students simulate marginalized experiences

Students allot their weekly food budget in a simulation planned by Student Affairs at Boxes and Walls Monday afternoon. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor

November 7, 2017

A young man sat at a table behind two black curtains in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room Monday night. Across the table, two individuals intensely interrogated him. “What religion do you practice?” asked one. “What does your name mean?” followed the other. This scenario was part of Bo...

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