University of Pittsburgh
November 8, 2006

Pitt Alumni Association 2006 Club/Council of the Year, Banner Awardees Announced

Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH-The University of Pittsburgh's Alumni Association has awarded the African American Alumni Council the 2006 Club/Council of the Year award, which is the top award given to banner status applicants; it also has announced the blue and gold banner awards to various Pitt alumni organizations.

Established in 1998, the Banner Program recognizes Pitt alumni clubs, councils, societies, and regional associations that participate in communications, fundraising, student recruitment, programs, and scholarships, among other activities that support the mission of the Alumni Association. Criteria for the award included the completion of the annual requirements, plus one activity in each of the following categories: financial strength, communications, student involvement, and partnerships.

The Association's Banner awardees are as follows:

Blue Banner Status

Boston Area Pitt Club

School of Information Sciences Society

School of Nursing Alumni Society

School of Social Work Alumni Society

South Florida Pitt Club

Gold Banner Status

African American Alumni Council

Chesapeake & Potomac Pitt Club

Cincinnati/Columbus/Dayton Pitt Club

Graduate School of Public Health Alumni Society

Greater Philadelphia Pitt Club

Metro Pittsburgh Pitt Club

New Jersey Pitt Alumni Club

New York City Pitt Club

Pitt Band Alumni Council

Pitt Bradford Alumni Association

Pitt Club of Chicago

Pitt Johnstown Alumni Association

School of Dental Medicine Alumni Society

School of Education Alumni Society

School of Engineering Alumni Society

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Alumni Society

School of Law Alumni Society

School of Pharmacy Alumni Society

Varsity Letter Club

The Pitt Alumni Association is the voice of more than 200,000 alumni worldwide and works to provide a mutually beneficial relationship among the University, its alumni, and its current and future students.

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