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Michele Nauman
Coordinator of
Alumni Affairs
724-836-7496
upgalum@pitt.edu
Calendar
December
January
6:  Student "Take 5" Break   No Networking Luncheon
9: Admissions Saturday Tour 13:  La Cultura Benefit Dinner
 
17:  Men's Basketball Game
17:  PGAA Board Meeting
   

The second mailing of the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association Annual Fund will be arriving in your mailbox shortly. If you were unable to participate during the first phase 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. 

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 or part of the campus or towards a certain Scholarship or Endowment. This is your opportunity 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!

The PGAA held an Association meeting on Wednesday, November 29th to discuss proposed changes to the By-laws and upcoming events.

All who attended generously volunteered their time and talents by signing up to help with the many committees needed to plan and run the variety of Alumni Association programs and events available. Volunteers are needed to help with Monthly Networking luncheons, Open Houses, a fall Reunion Event, forming a Student Alumni Association, Graduation, Croquet, and the Harvest Walk...just to name a few.

Next Meeting:
Wednesday, January 17, 2007
6:30 pm—7:30 pm
Fireside Lounge in Chambers Hall

Please R.S.V.P. by calling Michele Nauman, Coordinator of Alumni Affairs at 724-836-7496 or sending an email to upgalum@pitt.edu.

On Wednesday, November 29th, the Pitt Greensburg Alumni Association hosted a get together to spread holiday cheer as another semester comes to a close.

All Pitt-Greensburg faculty and staff were invited to enjoy fun drinks and delicious hors d’oeuvres prepared to perfection, compliments of the Alumni Association.

Over 40 attendees gathered for this inaugural event to take part in the festivities and to catch up with former professors, colleagues, and fellow classmates.

Next Open House: April 2007
Look for details in upcoming newsletters. We hope to see you!

Kathy (Plevelich) Kovalic ‘84 recently became VP of Business Development for the MCM Group in Marlton, NJ which provides healthcare economic benchmarks that are disease specific to pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Kathy, her husband, Kevin, and sons Tom (14) and Michael (9) reside in Jamison, PA.

Jessica Dreistadt ‘04, BS in Accounting and Management, recently married Timothy Smith.

Jonathan Germock ‘04, recently married Stephanie Werner, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. Both attended Yough High School where Jonathan currently coaches and teaches.

Congratulations to Meredith Shrum, winner of the drawing for two tickets to the November 25th football game against Louisville. Last month, 21 Alumni gathered to enjoy a delicious meal while learning about ways to prevent identity theft.

If you are interested in presenting or would like to learn about something in particular, please contact Michele Nauman in Alumni Affairs (contact information is listed below). Attendees are welcome to bring business cards and pamphlets to share.

The luncheons offer an excellent opportunity for you to take a break from you busy day, catch up with fellow Alumni, and find out what’s new on campus. Many Alumni are becoming regular Attendees.

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

Upcoming luncheons in 2006
January: no luncheon scheduled
February 6: Speed Networking
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.

Need a break?
The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association, in conjunction with Student Services is hosted a stress relief session to help students re-energize before tackling finals week.

Next Student Take 5 Break
Bobcat Station of Chambers Hall
April, 2007
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

If you would like to meet our future Alumni, please contact Michele Nauman at upgalum@pitt.edu or call 724-836-7496.

The UPG African-American Alumni Potluck Dinner

Tuesday, January 9, 2007
6:00 p.m.
Hempfield Room
Chambers Hall

Contact Carol Calloway at cac4@pitt.edu or (724) 836-9904 for details.

Mail piling up? E-mail is an efficient and cost-effective way for us to communicate with you. Be the first to know about community-based activities, free lectures, alumni news and important announcements. If you would like this newsletter sent to a different e-mail address...
  • Go to www.upg.pitt.edu.
  • Click on Alumni & Friends at the top of the page.
  • Select Contact Us under Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association.
  • From the drop down menu, select Alumni Relations, and
  • Send us the e-mail address

If you have recently changed your e-mail address, be sure to update it to be eligible for the prizes.

By following these instructions, you could win one of three Pitt-gear gifts. The first winner was selected at the end of November, two more winners will be selected in December 2006 and January 2007. In addition, you will automatically be entered in the drawing for a $50 Visa card at the end of January 2007.

As a gesture of kindness each holiday season, Chartwells Dining Services donates food and supplies to the Greensburg Care Center. Fifty bags are assembled and include items such as crackers and snakcs, sugar-free jello, sugar-free candy, toiletry items, etc.

If you would like to lend a hand to this effort, items or monetary donations are greatly appreciated. For more information or to submit donations by December 10th, please contact Sally Malik or Kim Prinkey of Chartwells by calling 724-836-9945.