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Sharon Sloan (CGS '13)

Recent CGS graduate Sharon Sloan recalls her experience as a student: from transferring to CGS from community college to the suppport she recieved from her advisor to how her classes helped further her career. Hear Sharon's story.


New Service from the CGS Career Consultant

CGS Career Consultant Brianna McMeekin is now offering online career appointments via Skype. You get the same great face-to-face interaction and support that is provided in an on-campus appointment…without having to be on campus during business hours. E-mail Brianna to get more details and learn how to set up a Skype appointment. Phone appointments are also available.

Congratulations to CGS’ Dean’s Stars and Dean’s List Students for Fall 2013

A complete list of CGS students who were recognized as Dean’s Stars (achieving a 4.0 GPA) and Dean’s List (achieving a 3.5 GPA or higher) for the fall 2013 term is posted on the CGS website under News & Events. Congratulations to these outstanding CGS students!


February 14: Student graduation reception speaker applications due. Apply today.


February 17: Summer term enrollment period begins. See your advisor for details.


February 18: Study abroad applications for spring break due. Learn more.


Speak at the Spring CGS Graduation Reception

Every year a student is selected to speak at the CGS Graduation Reception for the fall and spring terms. This spring, it could be you. Learn more.

CGS Students with Dependents Scholarship

Are you a CGS student who has the responsibility of caring for a child or loved one? Apply for the CGS Students with Dependents Schoalrship and recieve $1,500 per semester. How to apply.

CGS Summer Internship Scholarship

If you will recieve credit for a summer internship, CGS has a scholarship opportunity for you. Awards cover the cost of tuition and fees for a three-credit internship. How to apply.

Free Practice Exams for GRE...

Do you plan on taking the GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, DAT, or OAT sometime in the future? If so, Kaplan will be holding FREE practice tests on campus February 22! Register now.


Featured McCarl Center Workshops:


Generating Ideas, Research, and Writing the Final Paper
Thursday, February 13, 3-5 p.m.


Check out all of February's McCarl Center workshops.


Peer Mentoring Events:


Using Free Pitt Technology to Conquer Group Projects
Monday, February 17, 3-4:30 p.m.
Food provided


Call to Leadership
Thursday, February 27, 4-5:30 p.m.
Food provided


Spring Career Fair
Tuesday, February 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (nontechnical)
Wednesday, February 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (technical)
William Pitt Union


All events are held in the McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success, fourth floor, Cathedral of Learning unless otherwise specified.


Internship and Research Opportunities Calling!

Tri-state Legal Service

Paralegal interns wanted in the fields of real estate, oil and gas, and contract law. Call Tri-State Legal Service at 412-565-7008 for more information.


Summer Undergraduate Research Awards

Awards of $3,500 available to support summer semester independent research in the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. More information.

More Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship for Nontraditional Students

The Continuing Education Association of Pennsylvania (CEA/PA) is offering a scholarship for adult students. Two $750 awards are available. How to apply.


University Honors College (UHC) Scholarship Program

This scholarship is for outstanding students involved in the University Honors College. More information.


CGS Student Government Scholarships

The deadlines have been extented for the CGS Student Government's 'Success and Determination' and 'Outstanding Student of the Year' scholarships. The new deadline to apply is February 17! More information.

Health Professions Advising Moves to 479 Crawford Hall

Health professions advising assists students as they explore major choices, course selection, long range planning, and successful application to both the health professions committee and to medical, dental, optometry, podiatry, and veterinary schools. More information.

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