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Trevor Hyland, Natural Sciences

Read about CGS alumni Trevor Hyland and his Pre-Medical track filled with academic success and professional experiences.


To read his full story, click here.

Featured News & Events

Scholarship Spotlights


Thank you to the donors that help support CGS students and CGS scholarships; check out our student spotlight stories on our Facebook Page to learn more about the students that are supported by our scholarships and donations from donors.


Please visit our web site to learn more about our scholarships: cgs.pitt.edu/Scholarships

important dates & deadlines

Spring Term 2016

Monday, January 18: Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday observance (University closed)


Tuesday, January 19: Spring Term add/drop period ends


For more spring term dates, view the Office of the University Registrar's official calendar.

News & Events

University Honors College Lecture


The Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy and the School of Law and the University Honors College sponsor to present:


Ethics, Citizenship and Governance: Can We Fix the Criminal Justice System for the 21st Century?


Featured speaker:
Fred Thieman, President of the Buhl Foundation

Thursday, January 28
12 p.m.

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Room 111


Interested in events around campus like blood drives, resume reviews, and bake sales? Check out Pitt's Master Calender.

National Scholarships

National Scholarship advising is available to all Pitt undergradute and alumni. Attend a general information session held on Mondays at 12 p.m. and Tuesdays at 12 p.m. in the Cathedral of Learning, room 1229. Scholarships include:


Fulbright UK Summer Institute Programmes

Scholarship with PITT Campus Deadlines

International Study Scholarships

Public Sector/Service Scholarships
STEM Scholarships
Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarships
UHC Awards and Fellowships
Other Academic Enrichment Opportunities


If interested in any of the scholarships listed below, please visit the site, or please contact sjm130@pitt.edu for assistance.

CGS STudent Government

CGS-SG Dates and Reminders

CGS Student Government - The first Spring meeting will be held on Friday, January 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the McCarl Center lounge.  All CGS students are welcomed to attend. Please contact CGSSG@pitt.edu to RSVP.


ASL (Alpha Sigma Lambda) - New members will be inducted on Friday, January 22 at 6 p.m. in the PAA. Eligible students have been mailed invitations. Current members are encouraged to apply for the position of ASL President.


Welcome Back Event -  CGS is hosting a student-alumni social networking mixer on Friday, January 29th 6-8 p.m. McCarl Center Lounge. The theme is "Monte Carlo Night at CGS" and will feature blackjack, roulette, and a number wheel. Gameplay is free and you can win tickets/tokens to redeem for prizes. It'll be a fun packed night with music, food, and games!


LAE (Lambda Alpha Epsilon) - All Administration of Justice and Legal Studies majors/minors are encouraged to attend to learn more about the organization and the benefits of membership. Current AJ and LS majors/minors will be contacted at the beginning of the Spring term.


If you have any questions about the above organizations and how to get involved, please email Adam Robinson. Adam is the new Director of the McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success and would love to meet with you to talk about all the ways you can be active in the CGS community.

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