The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is inviting the entire Johnstown community to kick off the 2010 Homecoming celebration with its fourth annual PITT-nic in the Park. This free event will take place on Wednesday, September 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Central Park, downtown Johnstown. Free hot dogs, prizes, and entertainment by radio personalities from 96 KEY will be provided. PJ the Pitt-Johnstown mascot will be on hand to distribute balloons to children.
Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The University offers a high-quality educational experience in a supportive living-learning environment designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by U.S.News & World Report as a “Best Baccalaureate College” (2010), by the Princeton Review as a “Best Northeastern College” (2010), and by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School.” Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.