Student Spotlight

EdD Student Sarah Wagner Receives Grant for $525,000 for the Vira I. Heinz (VIH) Program for Women in Global Leadership

August 13, 2019
Student Spotlight

Student and Vira I. Heinz (VIH) Program for Women in Global Leadership Director Sarah Wagner received a grant for the VIH Program through the Pitt University Center for International Studies (UCIS) for $525,000. The University Center for International Studies (UCIS) received a three year grant from The Heinz Endowments for the VIH Program. Wagner is principle investigator. The VIH...

PhD Student Oscar Medina Chosen as 2017 Graduate Fellow for the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education

August 13, 2019
Student Spotlight

PhD student Oscar Medina has been chosen as a 2017 Graduate Fellow for the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE). This program consists of candidates in their doctoral programs and represents an array of disciplines; focus on the discovery of other doctoral programs, students, and career opportunities; and on forming a support group for completing their coursework and...

Two Students Receive Chancellor’s Staff Award for Excellence

August 9, 2019
Student Spotlight

Two Pitt School of Education students were recently awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Staff — an honor that recognizes the highest level of achievement by University of Pittsburgh employees. 

Lauren Wallace, who is in her second year of the Doctor of Education (EdD) program, works as the director of undergraduate recruitment for the university’s Office of Admissions and...