The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association will present its Alumnus of Distinction award to Timothy C. Dugan, executive vice president and chief operating officer of CNX Resources Corporation (formerly the E&P segment of CONSOL Energy). Dugan will be recognized during the Alumni Celebration Dinner to be held Saturday, October 20, at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg as part of the campus’s Blue & Gold Weekend: Homecoming 2018.
The PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award acknowledges excellence among alumni of Pitt-Greensburg. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of their outstanding level of professional achievement, service to the community, service to the University of Pittsburgh, special recognition or honors, and any other special efforts or success. It is the highest honor given by the PGAA to an individual alumnus/alumna annually.
Dugan’s corporate biography reads: “Timothy C. Dugan is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CNX Resources Corporation. Mr. Dugan held the same position at CONSOL Energy Inc. prior to its separation into two separate companies. Before being appointed to his current position, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of CNX Gas Corporation from May 2014 to December 2014 when he became President and Chief Executive Officer. In January 2018, Mr. Dugan was appointed Director and Chief Operating Officer of the general partner of CNX Midstream Partners LP (formerly known as CONE Midstream Partners, LP). Prior to joining CNX, Mr. Dugan was Vice President – Appalachia South Business Unit at Chesapeake Energy Corporation. During his seven years with Chesapeake Energy, he held several titles, including Senior Asset Manager and District Manager. Mr. Dugan began his petroleum and natural gas engineering career in 1984 with Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation as a General Foreman and Field Consultant, and he held other industry related positions with progressing responsibility at various oil and gas companies. Mr. Dugan is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.”
A native of Greensburg, PA, Dugan is one of nine children. He graduated from Greensburg Central Catholic High School and attended Pitt-Greensburg as a freshman (1979-1980). He then transferred to the Pittsburgh campus where he completed his degree in chemical engineering, graduating in 1983.
Dugan and his wife Mary Beth (Genard) ’85 have been married 33 years. They have four children and three grandchildren, with a fourth grandchild due in February 2019. Dugan’s children have all followed in his footsteps and chosen careers in the energy industry. Dugan resides in Peters Township (Washington County, PA).
His connection to Pitt-Greensburg continues through his participation as an interviewer for the campus’ Mock Interview Night. This event helps students to prepare for the job search by allowing them to experience a variety of interview situations, including one-on-one interviews, interviews by panel, as well as telephone and Skype interviews. Throughout Dugan’s career he has mentored college students and recent graduates.
Dugan has served the community as Cub Master for the Boy Scouts of America, director for a youth soccer organization, youth soccer coach, youth baseball coach, assistant coach of youth basketball, usher and lector at church, and volunteer at a women's shelter. His employer has recognized him for participating in the United Way Day of Caring, Habitat for Humanity, elementary- and high-school-level tutoring, schooling of teenage mothers, and shopping with economically challenged children in preparation for the school year.
Registrations are still being accepted for Pitt-Greensburg’s Alumni Celebration Dinner on October 20 in the Hempfield Room (University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, 150 Finoli Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601). The event opens with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Registration for the dinner is $30 per person or $60 per couple. Guests may register online.
Other alumni who have been recognized with the PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award include: Susan L. Nelson ’92 (2001), Thomas D. Horan ’83 (2002), Robert Edward Ritson, Jr. ’93 (2003), John Michael Felice ’67 (2004), Gary A. Amelio ’78 (2005), Robert Whipkey, MD ’77 (2007), Robert Dippolito ’87 (2008), Justin Merriman ’00 (2009), Barbara Christner ’85 (2010), Jerry J. Fedele ’75 (2011), Rob Oliver ’97 (2012), Christopher Luccy, DM ’70 (2013), Brian Moreland, DC ’98 (2013), Terri Glenn Petrick ’79 (2014), Terry Bengel ’80 (2015), Judge John E. Blahovec ’73 (2016), and Lawrence J. Helkowski ’74 (2017).
Founded in 1963, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg is a publicly assisted, four-year, liberal arts college in southwestern Pennsylvania. Pitt-Greensburg offers 29 baccalaureate degree programs, including new majors in nursing, healthcare management, and biochemistry, as well as 24 minors and four certificate programs. With nearly 1,500 students, more than 10,000 alumni, and faculty and staff numbering 260, Pitt-Greensburg provides a vibrant, diverse community that is a dynamic model of a 21st century liberal arts education. As part of the University of Pittsburgh system, Pitt-Greensburg offers the resources of a world-renowned university combined with the individualized and immersive experiences of a small liberal arts college. Creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit permeate the campus and extend into its many collaborative projects with the Westmoreland County community. Nestled in Pennsylvania’s beautiful Laurel Highlands, the campus is a five-minute drive from uptown Greensburg’s coffee shops, restaurants, art museums, theatres and boutiques and less than an hour’s drive from Pittsburgh.