University of Pittsburgh
October 22, 2014

Pitt Celebrates Homecoming 2014

Visually stunning events include welcome reception in the gothic Commons Room of the Cathedral of Learning and the Spectacular Fireworks and Laser Show
Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH—The University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association will sponsor a range of festive weekend activities and events Oct. 24-26 for Homecoming 2014. A listing of photography and video opportunities follows: 

Oct. 24: 

Welcome Back Reception, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., former classmates and friends reconnect in the splendor of the Cathedral of Learning’s Commons Room, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. 

I Do, I Do, I Do - Again!, 7:30 to 9 p.m., couples reminisce over their vows by walking down the aisle of Heinz Memorial Chapel, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. 

Spectacular Fireworks and Laser Show, 9 p.m., sure to inspire “ohhhs” and “ahhhs” from onlookers on Bigelow Boulevard between the Cathedral of Learning and the William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland.

Oct. 25:

 Homecoming Football Game, 3:30 p.m., featuring the Pitt Panthers facing the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Heinz Field. For assistance, contact E.J. Borghetti, executive associate athletic director for media relations, at  

Oct. 26:
African American Alumni Council Farewell Brunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a reception recognizing the 2014 African American Young Alumni Award winners in Ballroom A of the University Club, 123 University Pl., Oakland.