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Few themed gift packages are ordered

Justin Schmithorst, Contributing Writer

October 19

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Sodexo, the Pitt-Johnstown food caterer, offers gift packages. This little-known service has packages priced at $25 and $30 that include Munchie Mania, Healthy Snack Pack and the Birthday Party To-Go. At least some Pitt-Johnstown stude...

Students vary pre-medical educations

Catherine Dawson, Contributing Writer

October 12

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Pitt-Johnstown has 48 majors, but pre-medical is not one of them. A student can come to Pitt-Johnstown as a pre-medical student, but they are required to declare an available major. “Incoming students can say that they are in the pre-medical...

Faculty come from far abroad for a new home

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

October 12

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International professors are drawn to Pitt-Johnstown for different reasons such as a bad past, family issues or just the need for change. Pitt-Johnstown geography professor Ahmad Massasati told his story while he remote contr...

Six French films are to enrich Pitt-Johnstown

Jane Beenenga, Contributing Writer

October 5

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The Tournees Festival, a series of six French films, is to return to Pitt-Johnstown this fall. Beginning at 6 p.m. from Oct. 5 to 26, these films are to be in 248 Biddle Hall. Admission is free, and the films are to include En...

International students get mentoring

Natasha Bazika, Contributing Writer

October 5

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As the international student population gets new members, with the highest Pitt-Johnstown influx of new international students, the need for mentors has never been greater. Kristen Majocha, International Program Interim Director, said ...

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