Hall of Fame
Established in 2018, the Pitt Athletics Hall of Fame recognizes and honors student-athletes, coaches, teams and other members of the University of Pittsburgh community who have performed with distinction and been instrumental in the success of Pitt Athletics.
Save the Date
The 2020 Induction ceremony is set for Friday, October 16, 2020.
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Pitt Playbook Trip
The 3rd annual Pitt Playbook took a group of loyal fans to Atlanta, Georgia for a weekend to see the Panthers face Georgia Tech. The weekend included a chartered flight from Pittsburgh, first-class accommodations at the W Hotel, traditional Southern meals, and a visit the world-famous Georgia Aquarium. A private dinner at the College Football Hall of Fame and a win over the Yellow Jackets highlighted the trip! In 2018, Playbook took place in South Bend, Indiana for the Notre Dame matchup and in 2017 in Durham, North Carolina against Duke. The next Pitt Playbook will take place in Tallahassee, Florida for the Florida State game in the fall of 2020.
Dedication of the Aaron Donald Center for Football Performance
The newly dedicated Aaron Donald Football Performance Center was revealed on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, with the two-time reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year in attendance.
The ground floor of the Duratz Athletic Complex, Pitt Football's daily home and practice facility, was renamed in honor of Donald after the Pitt legend and current Los Angeles Rams star recently pledged a historic seven-figure commitment to the program.
The National Letter of Intent celebration provides Panther Club members and football season ticket holders a first-look at the incoming class for the upcoming football season. Held at Heinz Field, guests hear from Head Coach Pat Narduzzi, the position coaches and build excitement for next season.
Save the Date
The 2020 NLI event will take place on Wednesday, February 5.
On April 7, 2019 during the Bigelow Bash, Heather Lyke and along with partners from Nike 'revealed' the athletics teams new colors, new markings and secondary logos. An exclusive event was held at The Porch for special guests to get a behind the scenes look at what went into efforts made by Nike. A fashion show displaying each team's new uniforms that took place on the main stage of Bigelow Bash played live for all in attendance to watch. At the conclusion of the show, everyone made their way down Forbes Avenue for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the newly rebranded Pitt Shop.
Party in the Paint
Party in the Paint was a unique dining experience held on the court of the Petersen Events Center on prior to the start of our basketball season. Leadership members of the Panther Club are invited to engage with men's and women's basketball student-athletes and coaches over dinner. Previous guest speakers include ESPN college basketball analyst, Jay Bilas, and renowned college basketball analyst, Bill Raftery.