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Celebrating 85 years



2012 marks 85 years for Pitt-Johnstown and 225 years for the University of Pittsburgh. 

The University of Pittsburgh officially kicked off its 225th anniversary celebration on
Friday, February 24 beginning with a Board of Trustees Meeting and Honors Convocation.
February 24 is Pitt’s Founders Day.

The celebration in Johnstown also began on Friday, February 24 with a special anniversary cake
featuring 225 candles; 85 of the candles designated Pitt-Johnstown’s anniversary. 
The 85th anniversary will continue at various events throughout 2012,
culminating in September’s Homecoming Week.

The event marked Pitt-Johnstown’s position as a foremost contributor to the region’s educational,
cultural, and social development.  S
ince 1927, Pitt-Johnstown has graduated 19,000 alumni 
who are making a difference in the real world, leading productive lives, and transforming their communities.
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