posted August 22, 2018
The Tribune-Democrat (story and video):
The Tribune-Democrat editorial: Sept. 1 Laurels
About 750 new students participated. The locations and activities were:
The students convened for lunch afterward at the Pasquerilla Conference Center and gained introduction to Downtown Johnstown businesses through a punch-card program in which students qualify for future discounts from businesses visited. The day concluded with a dance, bonfire, and fireworks at the campus mall in the evening.
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown was founded in 1927, and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Northeast” college, by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and by Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization.” The distinctive combination of Pitt-Johnstown’s people, programs, and place results in exceptional performance in preparing students for career and professional success. Pitt-Johnstown is the regional leader, educating for success in the Real World.