The weekend will feature a networking luncheon, a block party, and the annual Pitt-Bradford Alumni Association awards brunch and Athletic Hall of Fame induction.
During all three days of the celebration, an exhibit in the KOA art gallery will celebrate the campus’s history as the site of Bradford’s original airport. The exhibit will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day and offers historical photos and memorabilia as well as a video featuring interviews with local historians, pilots and members of the Pitt-Bradford staff who grew up near the original Harri Emery airport. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Newhouse has more than 20 years of demonstrated business expertise in the private sector. She is the founder or co-founder of multiple companies, including SuperUser Technologies Inc., an information technology company that provides wired and wireless communications; Newhouse Enterprise LLC, a retail business entity; Newhouse Family Limited Partnership, a partnership for commercial real estate; and SuperUser Solutions Inc., a successful engineering company that specializes in supply chain automation.
Newhouse earned her undergraduate degree in computer science from Pitt-Bradford and is a graduate of the entrepreneurship leadership and advanced entrepreneur leadership programs at the University of Buffalo (N.Y.).
The luncheon is free to Pitt-Bradford students, faculty and staff, and $10 for the public. For tickets visit www.upbalumni.org/afw, or call 814-362-5091.
On Saturday, Pitt-Bradford’s largest block party will take place from noon to 3 p.m. in the Robert B. Bromeley Quadrangle. Family activities include entertainment, inflatable games, food, and photos with the panther statue.
From 11a.m. to 3 p.m., Friends of Hanley Library will have a sale of gently used books in the lobby of the library.
At the Kessel Athletic Complex, men’s soccer will take on Mount Aloysius at 1 p.m., and women’s soccer will also play Mount Aloysius at 3 p.m.
A 50th anniversary chapel service will begin at 5 p.m. in the Harriett B. Wick Chapel.
Alumni, parents and guests can join the Welcome Back reception at 6 p.m. that day in the Mukaiyama University Room with tastings by Straub Brewery.
The annual PBAA Awards Brunch and Athletic Hall of Fame moves to Sunday this year and will be held at 11 a.m. in the University Room.
Dr. Mark Kelley, assistant professor of sports medicine will be honored by PBAA with the Teaching Excellence Award. Kelly has been teaching at Pitt-Bradford for nine years, directing the sports medicine program and serving as director of freshman seminar for several years.
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