College of General Studies

News & Events

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

Dean's Stars and Dean's List for Fall 2015 term

Congratulations to the College of General Studies' Dean's Stars and those who made the Dean's List for the fall 2015 term.

The following CGS students are recognized as Dean's Stars for achieving a 4.0 GPA for the fall 2015 term:

Annette Burket Madison McConnell  Yu Qiu Sandhya Subramanian
Nathan Deron  Douglas McKinney  Adryan Richardson  Amber Ward
Marissa Gavin  Molly Nace  Jeffrey Rothrock David Weiland 
Kate Gurnsey Kate Pinker  Amanda Seim  Victoria Wozniski 
Nicole Koster Catherine Pressimone  Brittany Simmons  

The following CGS students are recognized for achieving a 3.50 or better GPA for the fall 2015 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:

Kira Akana Grace Eggleston Zachary Lesniak Nina Ricci
Gabrielle Amato Kira Elma Alexandria L'Esperance Hezreel Robertson
Erin Araujo Roxana Evans Samantha Levin Catherine Roddy
Omar Awadalla Bridget Finley Marissa Locke Katherine Schaefer
Nathan Babyak Mary Folz Shelby Loughner Lyndsee Schomer
Clara Bahan Paige Fosse Marc Lucci Julie Seavy
Joel Baker Regis Garris Connor Lyons Dylan Shaffer
Jordan Baker Eliza Gilpin Ashton Macfarlane Jennifer Shaheen
Michael Banas Kelsey Glatts Abigail Mahla Pranav Sharma
Nancy Beattie Matthew Goldberg Christopher Mangogna Brandon Shaw
John Bell Phoebe Gutt Lauren Marei Dana Shearer
Justine Beran Kelliann Haugh Alessio Mazzone Cole Sheptock
Renee Bertha Andrew Henning Nolen McElwee Thomas Shields
Erin Betancourt Caroline Heyman Jeffrey McGarvey Marielle Siebert
Kyle Bishop Jennifer Hoffmann Michael Meisinger Danielle Silverman
Shavon Blannon Joseph Holjencin Amanda Messina Elizabeth Smith
Kevin Boylan Taylor Houser Michala Michelessi Emily Smith
Jordan Branch Ruba Idris Alexander Miller Chris Spahr
Taylor Brandeburg Lauren Isley Justin Moore Marlee Spruill
Jordan Brewer Matilda Izevbigie Madison Moro Chris Stalnaker
Ryan Burger Ciera James Rozelle Nix Sarah Stein
Justin Caler Courtney Jerioski Nazir Noori Zachary Stein
Drew Cantor Brian Johanson Lauren O'Brien Abigail Stubenbort
Jason Carne Kathleen Johnson Meghan O'Donnell Casey Stuver
Leo Chalhoub Crystal Jones Siobhan Osborne Alexandra Surunis
Yuhan Cheng Courtney Joyce Caroline Owens Jacob Sweed
Kailyn Clancy Syed Kaleem Julian Palmer-Davies Margot Syracuse
Jasmine Clark Antoinette Kelly Rachel Parasky Lisa Theuer
Phillip Clark Juliette Kelly Jonathan Parrott Rebecca Tilbor
Tomika Cohen Morgan Kenworthy Carly Paulison Gabriela Tremont
Olivia Coho Skylar King Loretta Payne Damien Truschel
Caroline Coyle Julie Klischer Daniel Peluso Mary Tucker
Emmaline Cushey Katheryn Knepshield Kristine Pierce Sarah Usatch
Denise Dalbey Robert Koehler Kenneth Pittaway Marko Velickovic
Ashley Darby Matthew Kuhl Jenna Potts Jessie Wallace
Justin Diamond David Lamperski Carolyn Procknal James Weller
Mackenzie Drungell Samantha Larsen Micah Rafkin Melissa White
Stephen Duke Christopher Lazzarotti Shahm Raslan Philip Williamson
Jordan Dykes Katherine Lehman Danielle Rauch Lauren Wilson
Ryan Eggert Corey Leon Dustin Reykdal Annie Yan

Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP) Testing
Monday, February 15 - Monday, February 22
(All day)
The McCarl Center Conference Room | 1429 Posvar Hall

Visit this link to view time slots and register!

Register for Summer Sessions
Thursday, April 6 - Thursday, June 1
(All day)

Read with a Plan: A Workshop on Effective Reading Strategies
Thursday, February 4
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success | 1400 Posvar Hall

Adam Robinson will discuss reading strategies that will increase your comprehension and maybe even save you a little time.  Bring questions for this interactive workshop.

CGS Monte Carlo Night!
Friday, January 29
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success | 1400 Posvar Hall

Is Time on Your Side? A Workshop on Time Management
Wednesday, January 27
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success | 1400 Posvar Hall

Adam Robinson will discuss ways to manage coursework and projects more effectively and efficiently while Jessica Sevcik will offer advice on how she balances several major commitments as a time pressed CGS student.  Bring your questions to this interactive workshop.


UHC Climate Change Lecture
Wednesday, January 27
4:00 pm
Alumni Hall | Connolly Ballroom

National Remembrance Day Roll Call 2015
Tuesday, November 10
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Heinz Memorial Chapel


Celebrate those who have served and are serving, and remember with gratitude those who gave all.

Commemorate Veteran’s Day with the University of Pittsburgh Office of Veterans Services (housed in the College of General Studies). During Roll Call, students at more than 30 schools across the country will participate in simultaneous recognition of our service members. 

The event will honor all Pennsylvania soldiers who have died while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan as their names are read and remembered, and a moment of silence will be observed at 2 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to send personal thank you notes to service members overseas.

Roll Call 2015

Polishing Your Paper: Editing for Style and Error
Monday, December 7
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success

Nontraditional Student Success