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CGS’ Graduating Student Speaker Christina Hornack

Christina Hornack was selected from many qualified applicants to speak at the upcoming CGS December Graduation Recognition Reception. Read more about Christina’s CGS story>


December 1: CGS spring term seats released to all students


December 6: Deadline for continuing students to register for spring classes without a penalty fee


December 13: CGS Graduation Reception and Recognition Ceremony


December 15-January 5: Winter recess for students


CGS Student Government Scholarships


Success and Determination Scholarship
Recognizes a CGS student who has demonstrated, in an extraordinary way, the ability to overcome life’s obstacles in order to obtain his/her education.


Outstanding Student Scholarship
Given to a CGS student who has obtained academic excellence and has demonstrated a distinguished record of service and leadership to student government or student organizations in the College of General Studies, the University, and/or the community.


Nontraditional Student Study Abroad Scholarship
Given to a CGS student to assist a nontraditional student to study abroad during his or her academic career.


The deadline to apply is December 13. More information>


CGS Supplemental Aid Scholarship

Spring 2014 scholarships of $1,000 are available for CGS students with financial need. Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis until funds run out. Fill out an application today! Click here for an application. Applications can be submitted to Sophie Hinkle at slh88@pitt.edu or dropped off at the CGS front desk. Visit the CGS scholarship page for more information.

Allegheny County Fellows in Local Government Program

The Allegheny Department of Human Services (DHS) is accepting applications for a one-year fellowship. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree related to the field of human services, as well as experience working in the field, and a long-term interest in a career in public service. Read More>


Preparing for Finals Workshop
December 2, 3, 4 & 5, 4-5:30 p.m. 
Learn to predict exam questions, develop an understanding of different test formats, and complete practice questions.


CGS Study Abroad Arts & Crafts Day: Sock Puppet Making
Wednesday, December 4, noon-2 p.m.


2014 Health Sciences Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities Fair
Wednesday, December 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
William Pitt Student Union


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


Thinking Ahead...


Job, Internship, and Career Development Opportunities:

Register for Future Links, Pitt's comprehensive career management system for internship and job postings, on-campus student employment listings, upcoming event listings, and on-campus Interviewing and Information Session opportunities. More Information>


National and International Scholarships and Fellowships:

The University Honors College advises undergraduates, seniors, and alumni who are interested in pursuing national and international awards. These opportunities both recognize past accomplishments and give students enriching educational experiences beyond the classroom. The UHC provides guidance and support on scholarship, fellowship, and grant competitions. More information>


Stay Connected

We want to hear your CGS story! Tell us what makes CGS special to you, send us news about your latest accomplishments, or share pictures of you and your friends from CGS.  More>

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