Latest University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Stories

2008-09-26 00:00:28

By Jennifer Reeger A visit by Ukrainian education leaders Wednesday to the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg could lead to a future exchange of students and research. The visitors came to learn about the U.S. education system through the Open World Program, a Library of Congress project that brings leaders from post-Soviet states to the United States to enhance understanding and enable cooperation between nations. They came to Pitt-Greensburg to learn about the campus' emerging...

2008-09-05 00:00:22

By Bob Stiles Greensburg Salem officials said Wednesday that they plan to turn over more duties for the dual enrollment program to high school staff in an effort to solve a few problems that have cropped up this year. Superintendent Tom Yarabinetz outlined the changes for school board members during a meeting last night. The changes include bringing in a guidance counselor during summer months to help coordinate efforts, and a high school assistant principal will be more involved in...

2008-07-06 00:00:04

If you plan to attend the Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival at Twin Lakes Park this weekend, organizers are asking that you use a shuttle bus service. Because of large crowds, it's difficult to find parking spaces at or near the park, said Stacy Rosa, spokeswoman for the festival. She's asking that people use the shuttle from the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg to attend the event, which continues through Sunday. Buses run from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, with the last shuttle...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.