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Internal Events

CETR Annual Summer Writing Retreat

The Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research will hold a summer writing retreat on Wednesday, May 31, 9 AM – 4 PM at Tree Pittsburgh. Sprezzatura will provide a delicious breakfast, lunch and snacks. Space for this event is limited – please email, and register by Tuesday, May 23.

Faculty Retreat 2023

Please save Thursday, August 10, for the School of Nursing faculty retreat. This year’s speaker will be Dorrie Fontaine, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean Emerita, University of Virginia. Her presentation will be “Healthy Work Environments in Academic Nursing.”

Dorrie K. Fontaine, PhD, RN, FAAN served from 2008 – 2018, as dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Virginia (UVA), where she was the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing and associate chief nursing officer at the UVA Medical Center. The founder of UVA’s Compassionate Care Initiative, she has more than 40 years’ experience as a critical care and trauma nurse and a distinguished record of leadership at the nation’s top nursing schools, including those of the University of Maryland; Georgetown University; and the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Fontaine is a past president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and the current president of the Virginia Association of Colleges of Nursing. Inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 1995, she received both the Presidential Citation from the Society of Critical Care Medicine and a Medallion for Contributions to the Profession from Villanova University in 1999. She received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Maryland in 2012 and the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr., UVA Health System Award for championing diversity and inclusion.

External Event

Trivia Night Fundraiser

Steel Ribbons, assisted by the Notre Dame Club of Pittsburgh, is hosting a Pub Trivia night at Mullaney’s Harp and Fiddle on Wednesday, May 31 at 6:30 PM.  Steel Ribbons provides financial assistance to family caregivers of people with gynecologic cancer, and Dr. Grace Campbell is on the Board of Directors. The goal of the trivia night is to have fun by playing Pub Trivia, as well as to learn more about both cancer caregivers and Steel Ribbons’ mission . Mullaney’s Harp and Fiddle is located at 2329 Smallman Street in the Strip District.

Nurse Blake in Pittsburgh

Nurse Blake is renting Heinz Hall for a comedy show on December 4, 2023. Ww have reached out, and presently, there are no discounts, not even group ticket prices (but we are pursing other avenues). If you’re interested in a little comic relief, tickets are $41.50 – $191, and go on sale Friday, March 3, 2023.