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Pitt students search for aerospace program

Pitt students search for aerospace program

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

From Air Force ROTC cadets to Swanson engineers, many Pitt students yearn for a solid aerospace program that can prepare them for future careers in the United States Air Force and other related aerospace fields.

ROTC uses grant for virtual reality

ROTC uses grant for virtual reality

By Griffin Lynch, For The Pitt News

January 25, 2019

The fairly new technology uses small, high-definition screens and lenses embedded in a headset that looks a bit like high-tech scuba goggles to create a 360-degree interactive experience.

In the Army: professional prospects for Pitt ROTC

In the Army: professional prospects for Pitt ROTC

By Grant Burgman, News Editor

September 13, 2018

In Pitt’s ROTC program, students receive a full-tuition scholarship as well as $600 a month to cover the cost of books and a $420 monthly stipend. Students who already have a full-tuition scholarship, through athletics or academics, can instead choose to accept a $10,000 room-and-board scholarship.

Students soldier on to future

Students soldier on to future

By Jesse Madden | For The Pitt News

September 27, 2017

Caitlyn Gibbs’ schedule requires her to be at Bellefield Hall at 5:45 a.m. three days per week, where attendance is taken. Then she and 150 other Pitt students head over to the Cathedral lawn for running and weight-training activities until 7 a.m. No, she’s not just a fitness freak. She’s preparing for a ca...

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