Monthly Celebrations

The world is rich with diversity, which is reflected in the observances celebrated by its various cultures and populations. Celebrating and providing 'Monthly Celebrations' will allow us to recognize key diverse initiatives and celebrate our campus community.  

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What's New:

Black History Month

Black History Month is celebrated annually during the month of Februrary to acknowledge and celebrate the important contributions of people of African descent to our nation's life and culture.  

Learn more about what's happening at Pitt to celebrate Black History Month.

Previous Celebrations:

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Latino Student Association Leaders

Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) is celebrated annually from September 15-October 15 to acknowledge the history, culture, and contributions of Americans whose ancestry can be traced to Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Spain.  

Learn more here.

Women's History Month Celebration

Spotlight on Women Leaders at Pitt.  Hosted by the Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns (PACWC) Event.  Event Flyer

Spotlight on Women Leaders Celebration Flyer

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion and Pitt’s New Women’s Affinity Group - Women’s History Month Celebration, Women in the Workplace: Insight into Seeking Mentors & Fostering Relationships Event.  Event Flyer

Women in the Workplace Flyer


National Disability Employment Awareness Month - #NDEAM 

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Flyer


Chancellor Gallagher names Heather Lyke as the new PITT Athletics Director!

Learn more here.

Heather Lyke

Spotlight on Women Leaders at Pitt

This program was created by the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Women’s Concerns (PACWC) to celebrate, share, and inspire women’s leadership across the University of Pittsburgh.

Learn more here.

Women Leaders at Pitt

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month - April 2017

Diversity book club flyer

Women's History Month - March 2017

Women's history month flyer

Black History Month - February 2017

Black history month flyer