July 15-17, 2011 in Pittsburgh, PA
Focus years: 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, and 2006 -- but all are welcome!
You are cordially invited to attend the celebration of PGSS and the Alumni Association's efforts to restart the program.
We have planned activities throughout the weekend. Accommodations are reserved at the Holiday Inn – University Center in Oakland. We will meet for various activities at CMU. Many local attractions are available to entertain families, a sampling of which are listed below. (unfortunately, the Pirates will be in Houston).
Click here to register. The deadline for registration is June 30, 2011.
Lodging: We have a special group rate reserved at the Holiday Inn. To reserve a room, contact the Holiday Inn University Center directly at www.holidayinn.com/pit-univctr and use the 3-letter group code GSR. The rates/availability and room type will populate. Parking is available at the hotel for $20 per day.
The Holiday Inn – University Center has a free shuttle service for destinations within three miles of the hotel. SuperShuttle ( ) provides transportation to/from the airport.
A PDF version of the schedule is available here.
Local Area Attractions:
Within walking distance
The Phipps Conservatory: http://phipps.conservatory.org
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History: http://www.carnegiemnh.org
The Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh: http://www.pitt.edu/~natrooms/pages/about_nr
The University of Pittsburgh bookstore on Fifth Avenue (free): http://www.pitt.edu/~bookctr
The Miller Gallery at CMU (free): http://millergallery.cfa.cmu.edu
A ride up/down one of the Inclines: http://www.portauthority.org/PAAC/CustomerInfo/Inclines/tabid/119/Default.aspx
The National Aviary in Pittsburgh: http://www.aviary.org
The Carnegie Science Center: http://www.carnegiesciencecenter.org
The Warhol Museum: http://www.warhol.org
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture: http://www.augustwilsoncenter.org/about/faqs.php
The Heinz History Center: http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org
The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium: http://www.pittsburghzoo.com
"Just Ducky" Amphibious tour of Pittsburgh: http://www.justduckytours.com
Shopping and eating: