University of Pittsburgh

May 2013 Alumni Newsletter

Upcoming Events

  • September 22: September 22: Pitt Business/Pitt Engineering Alumni Gathering in Troy, MI
  • September 27: September 27: Pitt Business Alumni Gathering in Philadelphia
  • October 14: October 12-14: Pitt Business Homecoming Events 2017
  • October 27: October 27: KGSB Japan Alumni Networking Reception and Annual Conference in Tokyo, Japan
  • Pitt Business News:

    Insurance Consultant Dives the Seven Seas

    Jon Persky (MBA '83) is the owner of a highly successful insurance consulting firm. He's also an accomplished diver who visits the world's most exotic locations as much as he can.

    Please Fill Out Forbes, The Economist Surveys

    Completing the online surveys is critical, because your participation affects Katz’s rankings in the the publications.

    Spring 2013 Alumni Magazine Out

    Get your coffee table ready: the spring 2013 Pitt Business alumni magazine is in the mail. The edition features alumni with high-powered positions in fashion and innovation -- and much, much more.

    Dean Delaney's New Huffington Post blog

    What are three questions that all b-school applicants should—but don’t—ask? Dean John T. Delaney answers the provocative question in a new blog series he is writing for The Huffington Post’s college section.

    Students Seek An End to Empty Stomachs

    Katz and CBA students ran marketing campaigns this past semester to combat hunger in their communities. The clients were Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Food Revolution Pittsburgh.

    Global Travel on Student Agenda

    Russia, Chile, Brazil, India, Ireland, Italy, Madrid, Beijing. In the span of a few months, Katz and CBA students are traveling all over the globe in pursuit of immersive business experiences.

    Fixing the Personal Finance Blind Spot

    Do high schools do enough to educate students on managing their own finances? Clinical Assistant Professor Jay Sukits held a special forum on the topic that featured CBA students, their peers from Duquesne University and Butler County Community College, and high school students from Fox Chapel and Johnstown.