It’s a friendly game of hoops between the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown faculty/staff and student-athletes to benefit Make A Wish Foundation – and it’s on April Fools’ Day. The fun begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center.
Faculty/staff team members include Kelly Austin, Finance and Administration; Chris Stumpf, President’s Office; Jon Wescott, Student Life; Dr. John Thompson, Mathematics; Angie Boyd, Career Services; John Ziats, Bookstore; Bruce Colbert, Allied Health; Rob Eckenrod, Users Services; Dr. Charles Hinderliter, Natural Sciences; Joann Brant, Business Office, Scott Mamula and Robert Rukavina, Athletics, and Lisa Hunter, Registrar’s Office.
The Student-Athlete team includes: Marcus Tullis, men’s basketball; Trey Sharpe, men’s basketball; Katie Croyle, women’s soccer; Kristin Kelly, women’s soccer; Abby Gearhart, volleyball; Jamie Gennett, women’s basketball; Kristin Irwin, women’s basketball; Merissa Larrew, volleyball; Shane Valko, wrestlying; Will Harris, wrestling; Brittney Miller, track; Kate Shemak, track; Chrissy Forster, track, and Shane Davis, men’s golf.
Tickets are $5/$1 for students, with the proceeds benefiting the Make A Wish Foundation.
The event is part of “Pitt-Johnstown @ Your Service” week. Pitt-Johnstown is embarking on the most extensive community service initiative in our history. During the week of March 28 to April 4, Pitt-Johnstown faculty, staff and students will be at locations throughout Greater Johnstown participating in more than a dozen service projects.
Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. A vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the area’s educational, social, cultural, and economic environment, Pitt-Johnstown offers a high quality educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.