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Students help make a difference across City

Junior nursing major Ashley Van Slyke helps with landscaping outside the Oakland Career Center as a part of Pitt's 2019 Make a Difference Day.

By Ashton Crawley, For The Pitt News

October 20, 2019

Instead of sleeping in, Gabrielle Fortier and about 40 other Pitt students were already up at 10 a.m. last Saturday, ready to volunteer at the Foster Love Project in Dormont.

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.

Pitt’s 10th PMADD highlights culture of service

Students took a group picture after they painted a mural in Greenfield during PMADD 2017. (Photo courtesy of Student Affairs Marketing and Communication)

By Caroline Bourque and Janine Faust | News Editors

October 25, 2017

Shea Krause is confident she and about 50 other members of Pitt’s Jumpstart chapter had the Brightwood Civic Group’s Pumpkinfest under control Saturday morning. “If anything, there were maybe too many people. I don’t think there were enough jobs,” she said. Krause and her peers helped ma...

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