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Keep up-to-date with stories about our alumni, current students, and faculty in the School of Education.

Health and Physical Activity Department Sponsoring Talk on "Physical Activity: The Biggest Public Health Problem of the 21st Century"

Published on 10/12/2016 10:50:00 AM


Alumna and CNN Hero Kakenya Ntaiya Giving Pitt International Week Keynote Talk on October 25

Published on 10/7/2016 9:28:00 AM

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Motivation Center Presents 2016-2017 Speaker Series

Published on 9/29/2016 6:00:00 AM


Professor John Jakicic Earns $21 Million NIH Grant on Exercise for Adults Aged 65-80

Published on 9/28/2016 6:00:00 AM

Professor and Department Chair John Jakicic is co-investigator on a new $21 million grant that's a nationwide, multi-center trial investigating exercise on adults between 65-80 years of age. The study, a collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is titled “IGNITE – Investigating G... Read More...

More than 20 Administrative Students and Alumni Began New Positions in Summer 2016

Published on 9/26/2016 6:00:00 AM

The following is a list of current students and alumni in the principal, superintendent or letter of eligibility certificate programs who have experienced career advancements through new positions during summer 2016. Superintendents Caroline Johns, Northgate School District Dr. Michael Loughead, Ham... Read More...

New Motivation Center Holding Series of Events in 2016-2017

Published on 9/21/2016 6:00:00 AM


New Study in JAMA by Professor John Jakicic Finds Activity Trackers Ineffective for Sustaining Weight Loss

Published on 9/20/2016 11:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of University News .] Wearable devices that monitor physical activity are not reliable tools for weight loss, says a new study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education’s Department of Health and Physical Activity. The study specifically investigated w... Read More...

Mark Hornack - From Student Council to U.S. District Judge

Published on 8/29/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Mark Hornack Role: United States District Judge Degree Program: Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree When Mark Hornak was in junior high, he was part of student council. When he went to high school, he was class president. And when he was in college, he ran for the school board. So while he suspected... Read More...

Center for Urban Education Presents Speaker Series with Jeff Duncan-Andrade on October 20

Published on 8/24/2016 10:12:00 AM


EdD student Kathleen Graczyk Named by Shaler Area School District New Director of Student Services

Published on 7/25/2016 6:00:00 AM

EdD student Kathleen Graczyk has been named by Shaler Area School District as its new director of student services . Shaler Area School Board approved Graczyk as Shaler Area’s next director of student services during the voting meeting on Wednesday, July 13. Graczyk replaces William Watson who reti... Read More...
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