March 2007
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Annual Fund
Commencement 2007
Networking Luncheon
Bobcat Golf Outing
Homecoming 2007


Executive Board
Will Hoffman
President
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Jason A. Wagner
Vice President
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Brian R. Moreland
Treasurer
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Mary Lynn Yothers
Secretary
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Contacts
Michele Nauman
Coordinator of
Alumni Affairs
724-836-7496
upgalum@pitt.edu
give to upg The third phase of the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association Annual Fund will be arriving in your mail shortly. If you were unable to participate during the first two phases of the campaign, or if you would like to increase your donation, this is your chance.

The Pitt-Greensburg Annual Fund supports all areas of the University including, but not limited to: Academic programs and experiential education; Campus Growth including facilities, faculty, and staff; Athletics, Student Government, Clubs and Campus Life; and Scholarships, Endowments and Financial Aid.

give to upg Today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders.  Your contributions add to their success and the success of the University. You can apply your contribution to a particular program, part of the campus, or towards a certain Scholarship or Endowment. We encourage you to be a part of the many benefits that Pitt-Greensburg has to offer.

As a bonus to Pitt-Greensburg, you can enhance your donation by indicating that your employer offers matching gifts. Your gift will make a difference and for that we are grateful. Thank you!

On Friday, April 27, 2007 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the Alumni Pavilion, the Alumni Association is hosting a Graduation reception for the Class of 2007. The reception will provide prospective graduates with an opportunity to meet you, their future fellow Alumni. We hope you will join other Alumni in welcoming the new members and assist them in their transition from student to alumnus.

On Saturday, April 28, 2007 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in Lynch Hall, the PGAA is hosting a Leader’s Breakfast and Association meeting. Those who attend will have an opportunity to vote on tentative changes to the PGAA constitution and bylaws.

To RSVP to these events, please contact Michele Nauman, Coordinator of Alumni Affairs by sending and email to upgalum@pitt.edu or by calling her at 724-836-7496.

Alumni gathered on March 6, 2007 to enjoy a catered meal and to catch up on things. We welcomed back those who have attended past luncheons and had the pleasure of listening to John Felice and Rob Ritson who talked about all the exciting renovation and growth in Greensburg and Westmoreland county.

Each luncheon continues to draw new Alumni who are interested in reconnecting with fellow Alumni and with Pitt-Greensburg. The luncheons offer an excellent opportunity for you to take a break from you busy day and we hope to continue adding new names to the list.

Don’t miss out...mark you calendar to attend the next PGAA Monthly Networking Luncheon on Tuesday, April 3rd. If you’ve been concerned about keeping your computer system secure, Tanya Conde '97 will be giving tips on how to maintain a safe computer environment. Remember to bring business cards and pamphlets to share with the others.

Those who attended Pitt-Greensburg and all Pitt-Greensburg graduates are invited to join the association for a delicious meal catered by Chartwells Dining Services. The cost of the luncheon is only $6.00 per person.

Upcoming luncheons in 2007
April 3, 2007 : Computer tips
May 1, 2007: The Arts in Greensburg
Chambers Hall
Hempfield Dining room
12:00 noon—1:00 p.m

Please register in advance by calling Michele Nauman, Coordinator of Alumni Affairs at 724-836-7496 or sending an email to upgalum@pitt.edu.

GolfballMark your calendars to be at Totteridge Golf Club on Monday, June 25, 2007. Proceeds from the event benefit the University of Pittsburg at Greensburg athletics programs, student scholarships, and the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association. Challenge your skills on one of the area’s premiere courses while helping our students and your Alumni Association.

The day will include:
8:30 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m. - Shotgun start (2 Best ball net format)
12:00 p.m. - Boxed lunch on the golf course
3:00 p.m. - Dinner and prizes

The event will be limited to 100 golfers. So, watch for details in upcoming Alumni Connections newsletters.

Pitt
Homecoming 2007 will be celebrated the weekend of October 19th. On Saturday, October 20, 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 that weekend including:


Friday, October 19
- Alumni dinner (babysitting available)

Saturday, October 20
- Tailgating at Pitt-Greensburg
- Bus trip to and from Heinz field

All of campus is welcome to attend along with your family.
Look for details in upcoming newsletters. Hail to PITT!
April
3 Networking Luncheon 12-1pm Hempfield Room
5 Executive Committee Meeting 7-8pm Wagner Dining Room
27 Graduation Rehearsal Reception 4:30-6pm Alumni Pavilion
28 Alumni Leaders Breakfast 10-11am Lynch Hall 102
28 Graduation Luncheon 1-2pm Wagner Dining Room
28 Commencement Ceremony 2:30pm Ridilla Field

May
1 Networking Luncheon 12-1pm Hempfield Room

June
25 Bobcat Golf Outing Totteridge Golf Club
8:30 am
10:00 am
Registration
Shotgun Start

August
23 New Student Move-In Day 8:30am campus-wide