UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
Organized July 1980. The Westmoreland Pitt Club changed its name to the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association in June 1993. The purpose of the Westmoreland Pitt Club was “to further goodwill and friendship between [sic] alumni, students, staff, and administration of the University of Pittsburgh. Westmoreland Pitt Club members shall promote interest and support to the University of Pittsburgh by ongoing and special activities.”
CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS
August 3, 1982
Arranged in reverse chronological sequence.
Jan. 1985-Oct. 1987
Note: first Fall Festival held in 1983.
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 [For 1997, 1998, See: RG39.2]
For videocassette of 1983 festival See: RG60 VCIII.A.1.; for videocassette 1991, See: RG60 VCIII.A.2
For prints of 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1996, 1997, 1998 festivals See: RG60 Prints--Fall Festival.
Financial & Audit Report Forms, 1988-1997.
General Alumni Assoc., University of Pittsburgh, 1983-1988.
Gruebel, Joseph, [1974, 1983-1988, undtd]
Majors, (Johnny) Dinner, 12/6/73
Phonothon, 1984-1986, 1989
Senior Recognition Ceremony, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987
Smith, Dr. Albert B., Pres., UPG
Contains: letter dtd 9/26/73 from ABS to Ray Carson, Westmoreland County Pitt Club Committee, Subject: report on UPG activities, events; memo from ABS to Westmoreland County Pitt Club Committee dtd 9/26/73, Subject: Campus Development Needs.
Westmoreland Pitt Club Service Scholarship
First awarded in 1989. In 1983 name changed to the Westmoreland Pitt Club Volunteerism Scholarship. Recipients: 1989, Stacey Mehaffey; 1990, Karen Molnar; 1991, Dashia Galamb; 1992, Christopher Porter; 1993, Sidney Williams. See also: Rg39.2 Ser.: University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Alumni Association Awards. PGAA Volunteerism Service Award.
Westmoreland Pitt Club Service Scholarship Award Plaque
Plaque. 11" x 13". Inscription: Service Scholarship Award given by the Westmoreland Pitt Club to a University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg student who best exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism through participation in campus clubs and organizations. [Names inscribed on plaque] Stacey Mehaffey, 1989; Karen Molnar, 1990; Dashia Galamb, 1991; Christopher Porter, 1992. [n.b.: PLAQUE filed separately.]
NEWS RELEASES, [1980-1992]
NEWSLETTER v. 1 #1, Fall, 1986; v. 2 # 1, Fall, 1987.
PITT-GREENSBURG ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Note: Changed name from Westmoreland Pitt Club in June 1993. The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association is known also by the acronym, PGAA.
“The mission of the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association is to further goodwill and friendship among alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association members shall promote the interests of theUniversity of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and lend support to the general campus community, especially the students, through participation and organization of special events and activities. The campus and the alumni shall establish a special relationship by working for the common good and support activities that are of mutual benefit.”
“Membership in the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association is open to those who have graduated from the University of Pittsburgh , Faculty, Staff, and Friends of the University.”
[Constitution and By-Laws, 1993]
CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS [1973?}, [200?]
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
General File. Contains: PGAA Board of Directors Job Description (undtd); memo. 3/21/96 Dan Luther to Gerry Enlow, Subject: PGAA Graduation Presence; memo. 1/28/97 PGAA to Presidential Search Committee Members. Subject: PGAA Concerms Related to the Selection of the Next UPG President; memo. 11/10/97 to VP Norman Scanlon et alia. Subject: Alumni Attitudes; PGAA Fact Sheet [Aug., 1999]; Brochure, "How Do I Stay Connected to Pitt-Greensburg ; PGAA Christmas Greeting Card ; Brochure, Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association, 2004/05; interview with Anna Marie Peagler, Bd. of Directors member, Fall, 2008; News Release 7/19/11 "...announces new Executive Committee and Board members"; news clipping, Brian Root (2011); news clipping, Michael D. Jones.
Meeting Files, Aug. 25, 1999-2000, Jan. 2003 (agenda only)
Contain, inter alia: agendas, minutes of meetings, reports, programs, list of PGAA members, copies of PGAA publications
Alumni. [Alumni List] April 30, 1987; Law School Alumni List: Westmoreland Co (11/11/87); Final List 1/15/88 of Graduation Dec. 1987; memo dtd 11/22/97 FAC to Karen Antoniak et alia. Subject: Creating an Alumni List. Attached is a holograph listing of "UPG grads from 1976 to 1988 prepared by Nancy Caplan in the College of General Studies in Oakland."; [April Grads 1988]; memo from David Schmidt to Bill Martin dtd 2/16/98. Subject: Data Fields for Alumni Program; undtd survey of UPG graduates entitled "Are you working in a field related to your major".
Class Agent Program, 1998-1999
Fall Festival, 1997, 1998 [For 1983-1991, See: RG39.1] [For prints, SEE: RG60 Prints--Fall Festival]
Heinz Chapel Choir, 1988, 1990, 1993-1994, 1996
Student Alumni Association (SAA) [Pitt Greensburg Alumni Association (SAA)]
University of Pittsburgh, Oakland. Alumni Office, 1998
Each year the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Alumni Association
(PGAA) honors an alumni of distinction, an outstanding faculty member,
and a student who best exemplifies volunteer service to the campus and
the community. In 2010 PGAA established the Volunteer Excellence Award. The award was created to showcase and reward a member of the PGAA Board of Directors for his or her outstanding service to the board and the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.
2001 PGAA Alumni of Distinction Award. Susan L. Nelson.
2001 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Dr. Larry J. Whatule.
2001 PGAA Volunteerism Service Award. Cheynna Bender.
2002 PGAA Alumnus of the Year, Thomas D. Horan
2002 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Member, Dr. Randi Koeske
2002 PGAA Outstanding Community Service, Brian K. Root
2003 PGAA Alumni of Distinction Award. Rob Ritson
2003 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Dr. David A. Nichols
2003 PGAA Volunteerism Service Award. Melissa Brandt
2004 PGAA Alumnus of the Year, John M. Felice
2004 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award, Dr. Sayre Greenfield
2004 PGAA Volunteerism Service Award, Melissa Quirk
2005 PGAA Alumni of Distinction Award. Gary A. Amelio
2005 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Dr. Kirsten N. Asplin
2005 PGAA Community Service Award. Tristain C. Robinson
2006 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Dr. Mary Grace O'Donnell
2006 PGAA Community Service Award. Joseph Frambach.
2007 PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award. Dr. Robert Whipkey
2007 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Assoc. Prof. Lori Jakiela
2007 PGAA Community Service Award. Megan Walsh
2008 PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award. Robert Dippolito
2008 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Dr. Vicklyn Barnot
2008 PGAA Community Service Award. Lynne Marie Marmo-Farina
2009 PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award Justin Merriman
2009 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Dr. Melissa J. Marks
2009 PGAA Community Service Award. Ashley Smith.
2010 PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award. Barbara J. Christner, Esq.
2010 PGAA Volunteer Excellence Award. Dr. Brian Moreland
2010 PGAA Student Community Service Award. Lori Caldwell
2010 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Nancy Estrada, PhD.
2011 PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award. Jerry J. Fedele
2011 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Elisa E. Beshero-Bondar, PhD.
2011 PGAA Volunteer Excellence Award. Jason P. Gongaware. [Awarded posthumously]
2011 PGAA Community Service Award. John Paul "JP" Hilzendeger
2012 PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award. Rob Oliver.
2012 PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award. Gary Hart, PhD.
2012 PGAA Volunteer Excellence Award. Robert Merda '85.
2012 PGAA Community Service Award. Scott Szypulski
2013 PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award. Chris Luccy. DMD '70.
Note: See also: RG39.1 Ser.: Subject Files--Westmoreland Pitt Club Service Scholarship, RG39.1 Ser.: Subject Files--Westmoreland Pitt Club Service Scholarship Award Plaque; RG39.2 Ser.: Subject Files--Volunteerism Service Award.
UPG Families Association
See also: Ser.: Publications. UPG FAMILIES.
Volunteerism Service Scholarship Award, 1994-1999
Changed name in 1993 from Westmoreland Pitt Club Service Scholarship (See: RG39.1 Ser.: Subject Files--Westmoreland Pitt Club Service Scholarship); in 1993 changed name to Pitt Greensburg Alumni Association Awards PGAA Community Service Award (See RG39.2 Subject Files).
File contains: letters of nomination and some announcements of the winning awardees, i.e., 1994, Michael S. Kostial, 1995, Massimo Magliari, 1998, Terry Capelman.
Subjects include: Band Night (1999); Chestnut Ridge Dulcimer Players (1999); Class Agent Program; Dinner Theater; Homecoming (1998), Internship (PGAA Internship) (1998); PGAA Office (1995); PGAA PhoneCard (1998); PGAA Picnic (1995); PGAA Alumni Reception (1999); President's Renaissance Series (1997); Robert J.A. Pratt (Fundraising Dinner Honoring Pratt) (2003); Spring Banquet (1983); Spring Carnival (1998); Study Abroad Award (2007).
Alumni Connection. Oct., 2006-
Pitt-Greensburg Families Newsletter. [UPG FAMILIES: UPG FAMILIES NEWSLETTER]
FAMILY NEWSLETTER]. Sept. 14, 2007-
PGAA News. v.1 #1-v.7 #1, October, 1993-Winter/Spring, 1999.
Holdings: v.1 #1, October, 1993; v.2 #1-3, Feb., May, Nov. 1994; v.3 #1-4, Apr., June, Fall, Winter, 1995; v.4 #1, Spring, 1996; v.5 #1, 3, Winter, Fall 1996; v.6 #1-3, Winter/Spring, Fall, Winter, 1998; v.7 #1, Winter/Spring, 1999.
UPG Families. Winter 1999-Spring 2007//
[Later issued as Family Newsletter; Pitt-Greensburg Families Newsletter.]
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg 2003 Alumni Directory. (3 copies)