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Welcome to our page for parents!  We look forward to working with your student during their time at Pitt-Greensburg.  Throughout the year we offer a variety of programs and events that are helpful exploring careers.  We hope you will encourage your student to take advantage of these.

Helpful guides for parents

Online resources

A few good books...

When Kids Go to College: A Parent's Guide to Changing Relationships/Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman

Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years/Karen Levin Coburn, Madge Lawrence Treeger

The Launching Years/Jennifer Wyatt, Laura Kastner

Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years/Helen E. Johnson, Christine Schelhas-Miller

How to Survive in an Empty Nest: Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown/Robert Lauer

Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College/Patrick Pasick

Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College/Andrea Van Steenhouse, Johanna Parker

College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to Do About It/Richard Kadison, MD, Theresa Foy DiGeronimo

You're On Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years/Marjorie Savage


Let’s work together!

The Career Center welcomes participation by parents of our students. There are a variety of ways that you can assist students through our office. If you are interested in hiring an intern, posting a job, or talking to Pitt-Greensburg students and alumni about your career path, contact Dorothy Zilic, Director, at