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Alumni Events

August 18: Katz Alumni/New Student Network Luncheon in Pittsburgh, PA

Join the new Katz students and fellow alums for a networking luncheon on Friday, August 18, 2017.

August 25: EMBA Global Executive Forum in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Hold this date on your calendar. Join Executive MBA students from Pittsburgh and Brazil as we gather together for a Katz alumni event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The program will come at the end of their Global Executive Forum on Friday evening, August 25, 2017. Please check back here soon for more information and to register.

August 31: Pitt Business Alumni Dinner in Toronto, Canada

Join us on Thursday, August 31, 2017 and network with fellow Pitt Business alums in Toronto, Canada.

September 9: Pitt vs Penn State Football Watch Party and Alumni Gathering in Phoenix, Arizona

Pitt Business and the Phoenix-Scottsdale Pitt Club are co-sponsoring a pre-game gathering in sunny Phoenix, Arizona on September 9, 2017. The pre-game gathering will commence at 11:30 a.m. followed by a 12:30 p.m. kick-off. All Pitt alumni and their guests are welcome as we strive for victory number two in this newly revised rivalry. Appetizers will be provided with a cash bar.

September 22: Pitt Business/Pitt Engineering Alumni Gathering in Troy, MI

Dean Arjang Assad will be hosting an evening alumni gathering in Troy, MI for all Pitt Business and Pitt Engineering alumni (with a special emphasis on alumni who work or worked at Ford Motor Company at one point in their career).

September 27: Pitt Business Alumni Gathering in Philadelphia

We warmly invite you to a gathering of Pitt Business Alumni in Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Come together to meet fellow graduates in the area and our MBA & MS students who will be in town participating in the 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition presented by NBMBAA & Prospanica happening that week (one of the largest conferences in the city this year).

October 12-14: Pitt Business Homecoming Events 2017

Mark your calendars now to return to campus this fall for Pitt’s 2017 Homecoming celebrations.  Please see the listing of Pitt Business events below and don’t forget to visit the Pitt Alumni Association website for additional events.

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Alumni News

In Memoriam: Dr. Thomas L. Saaty
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Distinguished University Professor Thomas L. Saaty passed away at the age of 91. Saaty was an exceptionally gifted researcher and prolific author, and is best known as the creator of the decision-making mechanisms Analytics Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Analytic Network Process (ANP) for resolving complex problems.

Marshall P. Katz, Board of Visitors Member and former CEO of Papercraft Corporation, Dies
Thursday, August 3, 2017

Marshall P. Katz, a member of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration Board of Visitors, died on July 18 at the age of 77. He was the former president and CEO of Papercraft Corporation, the household consumer products company his family founded.

Board of Visitors Member Fank Cahouet Dies
Thursday, August 3, 2017

Frank Cahouet, former Chairman and CEO of Mellon Financial Corporation and Board of Visitors member of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration died on June 20, 2017. He was 85.

Remembering a Champion of Entrepreneurship: Tom Olofson (BBA '63)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Alumnus Tom Olofson, founder of Epiq Systems, made a tremendous impact on the growth of the entrepreneurship programs at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration. He passed away in April 2017, leaving behind an impressive legacy.