Pittsburgh Promise

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Pittsburgh Promise Scales Back To Extend Years of Service

The Pittsburgh Promise has come a long way since first announced, but scholarship cuts threaten its legacy.

07/14/2015

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Pittsburgh Promise Making Changes To Scholarships Program

The Pittsburgh Promise has been helping students with scholarships for nearly a decade.

07/14/2015

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Hurdle Shares Words Of Inspiration With Pittsburgh Promise Recipients

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is accustomed to inspiring winners.

01/06/2015

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Pittsburgh Promise’s Annual Report Shows Higher Graduation Rates

The Pittsburgh Promise has helped hundreds of local students go to college. Today, an annual report on the program was released to the community.

10/22/2014

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Pittsburgh Promise Scholars Learn Valuable Lessons

Officials with the Pittsburgh Promise are working to teach what their students may not learn in class.

01/07/2014

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New Donors Bring More Scholarships To Pittsburgh Promise

The Pittsburgh Promise today announced the Grable Foundation has pledged an additional $5 million to the scholarship program, bringing its total gift to $10 million and the amount raised by the Promise to about $167.2 million.

09/24/2013

Pittsburgh Promise Coaches Program

The Mayor calls it another piece of the Pittsburgh Promise. On Tuesday, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl launched his newest mentoring initiative called Promise Coaches.

02/05/2013

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Pittsburgh Promise Launches New Mentoring Program

The Mayor calls it another piece of the Pittsburgh Promise. On Tuesday, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl launched his newest mentoring initiative called Promise Coaches.

02/05/2013

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Local Leaders Celebrate Another Successful Year For Pittsburgh Promise

The Pittsburgh Promise released its fourth annual progress report today. In addition to highlighting some of the program’s success, leaders announced a new initiative to bring Latinos into the city.

09/27/2012

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Community Service Effort Celebrates Pittsburgh Promise Graduates

Hundreds of Pittsburgh Promise students are graduating from college, and to celebrate, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl helped kick off a special community service effort.

05/31/2012

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1st Class Of Pittsburgh Promise Students To Graduate College

Four years later, more than a dozen success stories gather in the mayor’s conference room, representing some 400 students receiving the first wave of scholarships.

03/15/2012

Pittsburgh Promise Program

There are hundreds of schools that you can attend on a Pittsburgh Promise scholarship.

03/15/2012

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Franco Harris Reinstated As Chairman Of Pittsburgh Promise Board

Franco Harris is back in as chair of the Pittsburgh Promise. His fellow board members reinstated him on Wednesday.

12/07/2011

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Franco Harris Shakes Off Criticism

Franco Harris is an iconic figure, but once he started defending Joe Paterno, people started turning on the Steeler Hall of Famer. Franco’s not backing down.

11/18/2011

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