Blue & Gold Week Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed throughout Blue & Gold Week 2018 at the Annual Golf Outing, Art Show Reception, Welcome Back Picnic, Car Cruise and Casino Night. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit this website.
Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg Submit Artwork & Register for Reception
The Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg is open. The exhibit will run Wednesday, Oct. 10 through Sunday, Oct. 21 with an Artists Reception on Friday, Oct. 19. The top three fan favorites will be awarded prizes. There are over 100 pieces from artists within the PItt-Greensburg community and the surrounding Southwestern PA communities. To register for the Artists Reception, please click here.
2018-2019 Admissions Events
Alumni are one of the Office of Admissions best resources at recruitment events. Prospective students and their families enjoy meeting with alumni and hearing about your experiences at Pitt-Greensburg. It’s also an easy way to get involved and give back to campus. Alumni volunteers are needed for the following events:
Preview Pitt: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018; 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Commit to Pitt: Saturday, Feb. 23; 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
To register for this events, please click here.
Blue & Gold Week: Homecoming 2018
Alumni are invited back to campus Oct. 10 -21 for Blue & Gold Week: Homecoming 2018. There’s something for everyone! The PGAA will recognize 3 Affinity Groups and honor the recipients of the prestigious Alumni Awards. Returning events include the Art Show @ Pitt-Greensburg, Annual Golf Outing, Car Cruise, Pancake Man, Blue & Gold Festival, Bobcat Mini Golf, Stained Glass Tour, Casino Night, Homecoming Dance, Oktoberfest and more. New for 2018 are a Founder's Day Celebration on Oct. 10 and a bonfire on Oct. 19. Registration is now available for all events.
A block of hotel rooms is also available at the Hampton Inn. Sponsorships, starting as low as $100, are also available for a number of the events throughout the week.
Click here for more information and a full schedule of events.
2018 Welcome Back Picnic To Feature Communications Program, Student Activities Board and Women's Basketball
All Pitt-Greensburg alumni and their guests are welcome to attend the Welcome Back Picnic on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 12 – 3 p.m. in the Alumni Pavilion. This year, the PGAA will celebrate alumni from the Communications Program, Student Activities Board, and Women’s Basketball. Enjoy refreshments and games! The event is free, but pre-registration is required.
Alumni Dinner Celebration To Honor Outstanding Alumni
The PGAA invites you to join us on Saturday, October 20, for the Alumni Celebration Dinner. The 2018 Alumnus of Distinction Award will be presented in addition to the Alumni Volunteer Excellence Award and Young Alumni Leadership Award. Alumni from the Communications program, Student Activities Board, and Women's Basketball program will be recognized, also.
Cocktails will be served in the Hempfield Room located in Chambers Hall at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will follow at 6 p.m. Following the Dinner, please join us for Casino Night & Homecoming Dance (part of Blue & Gold Week) in Chambers Gym!
The cost of dinner and cocktails is $25/person or $50/couple if registered by October 8. After October 8, $30/person or $60/couple. To register for the dinner, please click here.
Stained Glass Tour with Terry Bengel '80
Enjoy a stained glass window tour given by the artist Terry Bengel '80. Bengel has several pieces of his stained-glass artwork installed on campus. His most visible pieces include "Upward to the Light" that is installed on the tower of Millstein Library and "Fountain of Life" that adorns the windows of the Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center. The 1-hour tour begins at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 21. The group will meet at Lynch Hall. The tour is free, and registration is not required, but encouraged. To sign up for the tour, please visit this link.
Resume Contest Reviewers Needed
The Office of Alumni Relations and of Career Services are looking for alumni to offer their time and talents by giving current students valuable and constructive feedback regarding their resumes. This opportunity is open to all alumni no matter the location. Packets to be mailed October 25 and to be returned by November 12 for determination of the student winners. Interested volunteers can contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 724-836-7496 or email@example.com.
Keys to Career Development and Advancement Workshop
The PGAA Professional Development Committee will host the Keys to Career Development and Advancement workshop on Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Campana Chapel and Lecture Hall. Executive recruiter Gerry Peterson (’80) will be the featured presenter. To register for the event, please visit this website.
PGAA Painting the Town with a Twist - Save The Date - Friday, Nov. 16
The PGAA Events Committee is currenlty planning a night at Painting with a Twist in Greensburg on Friday, Nov. 16. Further details and registration coming soon!
PGAA Merry Mingle to Kickoff Holiday Season - Save the Date - Friday, Dec. 7
Tis the season to be jolly! The PGAA invites you to make your holidays bright with the Merry Mingle on Friday, December 7 from 7 – 9 p.m in Millstein Library. A new spin on the popular Holiday Wine Tasting, the Merry Mingle will still feature delicious hors d’oeuvres and great company, but will add new features such as an ugly sweater contest. Wine tasting will still be available.
Pre-registration is required. Registration coming soon!
Get Involved with the PGAA Committees
PGAA Committees are a great way to become involved. Plan events with fellow alumni, and assist with alumni engagement. Committee members can be non-Board members. Events, Engagement and Professional Development are the current committees. For more information or to join a committee, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-836-7496
Campus Tour Team
Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Affairs and Admissions offices are collaborating on the implementation of an Alumni Campus Tour Team. Come share your memories and knowledge of Pitt-Greensburg with prospective families. Alumni are asked to be included on a call list for needs that arise individually and as part of Admissions' events. A training session will be scheduled. Click here to register or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 724-836-7496 for more information.
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