July 2007
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Will Hoffman '01
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Michele Nauman
Coordinator of
Alumni Affairs

University of Pittsburgh
at Greensburg
109 Lynch Hall
150 Finoli Dr.
Greensburg, PA 15601

Welcome, Dr Sharon Smith, President
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

Dr. Sharon P. Smith has been named President of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, effective July 1, 2007. We are proud to welcome, Dr. Smith and look forward to having her on campus beginning July 2, 2007.


For more information on Dr. Smith, please visit our website at www.upg.pitt.edu.

Jason Wagner 01 was recently hired as the Assistant Dean of Students at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, NC. He leaves his post as the Director of Student Activities at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA to accept the new position.

Andrea Cuda 06 of Unity who attended Pitt-Greensburg for 2 years has accepted a position with Starr Life Sciences, in Oakmont, as a sales training specialist. She completed her degree Chemistry in Oakland and has been certified by the American Chemical Society.

Brian Root ‘04 has been appointed to the position of Secretary on the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association Executive Board.

If you have news to share,
please send an email to
Michele Nauman at
upgalum@pitt.edu or
send mail to her attention at:

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Alumni Affairs
109 Lynch Hall
150 Finoli Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601

2007 Bobcat Golf Outing a big success

GolfballThank you to those who supported the 2007 Bobcat Golf Outing. The Alumni Association appreciates the participation and sponsorships of all contributors and friends.


On Thursday, August 23, 2007 the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will welcome its Freshman class along with other new students joining our campus family. Greet our new students and their families as they sign in at the registration tent.

Remember your first day at college and how that one friendly smile helped put you at ease? This is an excellent opportunity for you to return that gesture by saying hello to incoming students and making them feel at home.

Even an hour of your time can make the first day of
school a happy memory for a future Alumnus.

To join us on campus and help out anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., please contact Chairperson, Jaime Prinkey by sending her an email at prinkeyjl@zoominternet.net

Thank you for being active in your Alumni Association.

Each year the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association (PGAA) acknowledges excellence among the Alumni of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.

Currently, the PGAA Executive Board is seeking nominations for the PGAA 2008 Alumnus of Distinction Award. The nominee must be a graduate of Pitt-Greensburg or someone who as completed two semesters of course work at Pitt-Greensburg. In addition, this alumnus should be able to demonstrate excellence in his/her profession and dedication and service in the community and to the University of Pittsburgh. Alumni may be awarded this distinction only once.

We recommend that candidates not be informed that they have been nominated for this award. Nominations will be accepted via mail, fax and e-mail until Friday, September 21, 2007.

To receive a nomination form, please contact Michele Nauman by sending an email to upgalum@pitt.edu or by calling 724-836-7496.

Alumni who are interested in presenting a Career Workshop during the next UPG EDGE Career Seminar at the beginning of Spring semester 2008 are asked to contact Brian Root ‘04 at bkr5@pitt.edu or Beth Tiedeman, Director of Career Services at tiedeman@pitt.edu. Alumni presenters are being sought to present workshops on topics such as: interviewing, internships & graduate school, resume writing, professional/business etiquette, financial planning for the recent grad, as examples. Any topic of interest for the student preparing to enter the job market are welcome.

Learn about your otpions at Pitt-Greensburg's

4th Annual Graduate and Professional School Fair

Thursday, October 4, 2007

10:30am -1:30pm Chambers Hall, Pitt-Greensburg

The fair is free and open to the public.


Call Beth Tiedemann in Career Services at 724 - 836 -7182


Crystale Fleming at 724 - 836 - 9981


Homecoming 2007

Homecoming 2007 will be celebrated the weekend of October 19th-20th. On Saturday our football team meets the University of Cincinnati in the annual "River City Rivalry" game.

Pull out the PITT gear, bring your family, and head to Greensburg for a Homecoming celebration. The Alumni Association is planning a 2-day event including:

Friday, October 19
Homecoming Reception
•Buffet and refreshments
•Casino party for adults
•Open gym with activities for children

Saturday, October 20
Tailgating on Pitt-Greensburg Campus
Bus trip to and from Heinz field for the game

All Pitt-Greensburg faculty, staff, students, and Alumni
are welcome to attend along with family.
Contact Michele Nauman at 724-836-7496 or upgalum@pitt.edu


23 New Student Move-in Day All Day Registration Tent

2 Monthly Networking Luncheon 12-1pm Hempfield Room
19 Homecoming Alumni Reception All Evening Pitt-Greensburg Campus
20 Homecoming Tailgating Pre-game Pitt-Greensburg Campus
20 Bus trip to/from Heinz field for Panther homecoming football game TBA Departs from UPG

6 Monthly Networking Luncheon 12-1pm Hempfield room
29 Alumni Association Fall Social TBA Watch for details