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‘So much that went wrong’: First student diagnosed with COVID-19 describes broken belongings, little University support

Sudeep Yedulla is suspected to be the first student on campus to have contracted the coronavirus.
November 18, 2020
Sudeep Yedulla — the first student on campus to contract COVID-19 — said “everything that could have gone wrong, went wrong” after he tested positive. Yedulla said Pitt provided little food, delivered broken items and ignored his texts and emails.

Students required to shelter in place prior to returning to in-person classes

Litchfield Towers A, B and C are located on lower campus between Fifth and Forbes avenues and house approximately 1,800 students.
July 20, 2020
Pitt is requiring all students, including those who live off campus, to complete a 14-day shelter-in-place period before attending in-person classes.

Stevie Kisty Voted Pitt’s Best RA Two Years in a Row

Junior Stevie Kisty has been voted Best RA two years in a row in the Pitt News’ “Best Of” survey.
January 29, 2020
Emily Hearty, sophomore bioengineering major and Brackenridge resident assistant, said Stevie Kisty was more than just her RA her first year — he was a personal inspiration.
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