Alumni Judges Scoring Student Resumes
The 2017 Resume Contest, a collaboration between the PGAA and the Office of Career Services, is currently underway. Nine alumni volunteered to act as judges to critique student resumes. Resumes and rubrics were mailed to the judges Tuesday, Oct. 24. The packets will be returned Friday, November 10, 2017. The winners will be announced later this month.
Class of 2012 Graduate Survey Out Now
For the first-time ever, Pitt-Greensburg is reaching out to its "5-year-out graduates" to find out how well the university prepared them for life after graduation. The survey was sent via electronic mail and U.S. postal mail at the end of October. Please be sure to complete the brief survey from President Smith and the Office of Institutional Research. if you did not receive the survey, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will be sure to get you one. Take the survey!
Marketing Yourself Effectively (A Free LinkedIn Workshop)
Alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to the free Market Yourself Effectively workshop on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 in Campana Chapel from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is presented by the PGAA Professional Development Committee. The workshop will provide insights on how to utilize LinkedIn to set up an effective professional profile and how to set yourself apart from the competition. The workshop will cover LinkedIn basics, real-life HR perspectives, best practices, job search functions and social interests. Click here to register!
PGAA at Painting with a Twist
The PGAA is hosting a paint night at Painting with a Twist (1020 Towne Square Dr., Greensburg). Alumni are invited to join us from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17. Cost is $35 to register, and the PGAA will provide light refreshments. We invite you to bring along refreshments to share. The PGAA paint night is only open to the first 20 people to sign up,so don't delay! Click here to register!
Annual Holiday Wine Tasting
Enjoy a glass of cheer or two with the PGAA! The Annual Holiday Wine Tasting is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Millstein Library. Make your holidays merry and bright with friends, delicious wines, and hors d'oeuvres. All Pitt alumni and their guests are invited to join us. The cost is $35/person or $65/ couple, if registered by Nov. 22. After Nov. 22, the cost is $40/person or $70/couple. Registrations will be accepted through Wedenesady, Nov. 29, 2017. Register now!
Mock Interview Night 2018
Mock Interview Night is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. In collaboration with the Office of Career Services, Mock Interview Night connects alumni with students for a night of practice interviews and professional development. Alumni volunteers are needed for one-on-one , panel, phone, and Skype interviewers. To volunteer, please register here.
2018 Admissions Events
The PGAA is always looking for alumni to help out at Admissions Events. The next Admissions Event is Admitted Student Day on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Alumni are asked to have lunch with the students and their families, and to share their Pitt-Greensburg experiences with them.
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 email@example.com 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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