College of General Studies

News & Events

Interested in Law Enforcement? Attend Open Session Tuesday
Tuesday, February 7
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Register for Academic Proficiency Testing: Science
CGS McCarl Center Conference Room, Posvar Hall 1400

Registration is now open! Go to CAAP website.

CAAP Science Announcement

Math and Writing Help Sessions

Friday, March 31

Using Transitions to Organize & Connect Ideas 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Libby Ferda)

Friday, April 7

Revising and Editing 2:00 - 3:00 pm (April Flynn)

All sessions are held in the McCarl Center for Non-Traditional Student Success (1400 Posvar Hall. No registration required.

Stay tuned for more events coming soon.

Math and Writing Workshops
McCarl Center for Non-Traditional Student Success (1400 Posvar Hall)
Math Workshop: Tactics for Math Success 

March 15, 4:00 - 5:00 PM (Donna Rosenberger)

Tactics for Math Success is a workshop for anyone who needs to take a math course at Pitt, but is hesitant to enroll for any reason. Leave your calculators at home, but come and hear the discussion debunking common math myths. Download Workshop Flyer.

Seating is limited. To reserve your sport, register here

Writing Workshop: How to Write a Medical Research Paper

Friday, March 17, 2:00 - 3:00 pm (April Flynn)

In this short workshop writing tutor April Flynn will give a brief overview of the process for researching and writing medical research papers. She will give students some “best practice” tips and walk them through a typical writing process. Students will have the chance to ask questions about the specific challenges of writing in health science contexts, or about the challenges of the writing process in general. Light refreshments will be served. Download Workshop Flyer.

Seating is limited. To reserve your spot, register here.

Spring 2017 Tutoring Schedule
CGS McCarl Center

CGS-OVS Tutoring Schedule

Internships in Media Panel Discussion
Monday, November 21
9:00 pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium (#125)

Jessie Irwin will moderate a panel discussion about media internships hosted by Pitt Tonight. The panel will feature students who have held internships for national media companies, including Conan, The Tonight Show, and film studios. Students will discuss networking tips, how they landed the internships, and what they learned from their experience.

All Media & Professional Communication students are encouraged to attend.

Dean's Stars and Dean's List for Summer 2016 term

Congratulations to the College of General Studies' Dean's Stars and those who made the Dean's List for the summer 2016 term.
The following CGS students are recognized as Dean's Stars for achieving a 4.0 GPA for the summer 2016 term:

Noah ClarkVictoria CostaAmber HaydoKerri Thompson

The following CGS students are recognized for achieving a 3.50 or better GPA for the summer 2016 term. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must complete at least 12 letter-graded credits with a 3.5 or better GPA within one academic year without G-grades. In order to qualify again, you must complete a new set of 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA. Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding academic achievement:

Kyle BishopRose GerberGarret KubackiElizabeth Nilsen
Daniel BrownAnthony HarperThanhyen LeAlyssa Oskin
Tomika CohenBrian JohansonPriyanka LekhwaniJulian Palmer-Davies
Elizabeth ConnorsHannah JonesLuke MaxsonJenna Potts
James GeigerNeha KhoisnamHillary McClainDamien Truschel
Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) Testing
Monday, October 3 - Friday, October 14
(All day)
The McCarl Center Conference Room | 1429 Posvar Hall

 

For more information and to register: cgs.pitt.edu/CAAP

Dean's Stars and Dean's List for Spring 2016 term

Congratulations to the College of General Studies' Dean's Stars and those who made the Dean's List for the spring 2016 term.
The following CGS students are recognized as Dean's Stars for achieving a 4.0 GPA for the spring 2016 term:

Christine Brashier Nicole Koster Sofia Sandoval
Michael Goldstein Amanda Messina Melanie Schafmeister
Danielle Guarascio Molly Nace Dylan Shaffer
Tara Hilliard Collette Pearson Brenna Stamm
Joseph Holjencin Catherine Pressimone Damien Truschel
Lauren Isley Ryan Rugh Jessica Wintermantel

The following CGS students are recognized for achieving a 3.50 or better GPA for the spring 2016 term. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must complete at least 12 letter-graded credits with a 3.5 or better GPA within one academic year without G-grades. In order to qualify again, you must complete a new set of 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA. Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding academic achievement:

Naadia Ahmed Patricia Hahner Jake Pokorny
Kira Akana Sarah Hampton Alisha Pond
Jerilyne Almonte Nicholas Hastings Shahm Raslan
Gabrielle Amato Anna Hegedus Madeleine Ratte
Taylor Anderson Julia Helgert Beth Redling
Olivia Appleton Emily Hendricks Holly Reeves
David Artinger Victoria Hetrick Dustin Reykdal
Leah Ashton Taylor Houser Adryan Richardson
Alexander Austin Benjamin Howland Reenay Rodgers
Nathan Babyak Heather Huha Katherine Rose
Jordan Baker Ruba Idris Bobbi Jo Rosol
Angela Balya Mahnoor Imran Jeffrey Rothrock
Michael Banas Aigner Jackson Margaux Ruh
Stephanie Bergan Ciera James Julia Runco
Shayn Blackwell Courtney Jerioski Tyra Satchell
Katelyn Bohn Brian Johanson Katherine Schaefer
Kelly Brack Kathleen Johnson Thomas Schaller
Rebecca Breisinger Courtney Joyce Jessica Scheib
Jordan Brewer Syed Kaleem Abigail Scurfield
Adam Burkhart Sarah Kenney Amanda Seim
Lucy Cafeo Morgan Kenworthy Jessica Sevcik
Drew Cantor Maria Kim Marielle Seybert
Jason Carne Angela Kimmel Jennifer Shaheen
Kelly Casperson Skylar King Janaya Shelly
Leo Chalhoub Jason Klatt Marielle Siebert
Yuhan Cheng Robert Koehler Brittany Simmons
Celina Chiu Natalie Kovac Elizabeth Smith
Theresa Clancy David Lamberger Sydney Smolenak
Jasmine Clark Samantha Larsen Lauren Snyder
Phillip Clark Tiffany Lee Samantha Sostorecz
Olivia Coho Sara Lessem Eric Spiker
Kayla Coll David Levine Andrew Staiger
Adelle Collins Benjamin Lodi Chris Stalnaker
Najaii Comfort Ashton Macfarlane Alexandra Surunis
Emmaline Cushey Roberta Marcelin Jacob Sweed
Ashley Darby Sarah Martin Margot Syracuse
Michael Davila Victoria Martin Kathryn Tadduni
Cassidy Davis Luke Maxson Abigail Takacs
Justin Diamond Nolen McElwee Nathaniel Taylor
Ashlee DiDomenico Mary Ann McKeague Michael Thomas
Daniel Diperna Michael Meisinger Taylor Trgovac
Michelle Donato Gina Messick David Tulin
Michael Dunn Jennifer Mihalo Dustin Uhlman
Jordan Dykes Jennifer Mikitka Sarah Usatch
Patrick Eaken Timothy Mizerak Marko Velickovic
Ryan Eggert Justin Moore Rachel Verbanac
Grace Eggleston Jessica Morris Jessie Wallace
Elisabeth Estes Karen Morris Amber Ward
Charlotte Fedun Summer Newhouse John Wasek
Daniel Fenner Sydney Niles Sarah Webster
Victoria Frankeny Kevin Novick Anthony Wertz
Mary Ganska Esosa Ohonba Kevin Wheeler
Regis Garris III Rachel Ollivierre Matthew Weirich
Marissa Gavin Siobhan Osborne Philip Williamson
Maria Genitsaridi Julian Palmer-Davies Lauren Wilson
Eliza Gilpin Rachel Parasky Jessica Wing
Kelsey Glatts Jonathan Parrott Victoria Wozniski
Matthew Goldberg Hina Patel Annie Yan
Olivia Greendyk Carly Paulison Minting Yu
Benjamin Gressler Daniel Peluso Nenad Zelenkov
Leah Grimes Heather Phelos  
Phoebe Gutt Kate Pinker  


Personal Statement Workshop
Friday, February 26
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success | 1400 Posvar Hall