Cathedral of Learning

Forge Your Own Path

The David C. Frederick Honors College provides increased opportunity, incentives, and recognition for high academic attainment by students.


From left: Gabby Yearwood, managing faculty director of Pitt's Center for Civil Rights and Racial Justice; Nicola Foote, dean of the Frederick Honors College; and Justin Hansford, Howard University law professor and member of the United Nations' Permanent Forum on People of African Descent.

Pittwire: Frederick Honors College representatives presented at UN side event

Dean Nicola Foote gave a keynote on the school’s and Pitt’s commitment to supporting transformative social change and the Declaration on the Rights of People of African Descent.

Split photo of two students, Kaylee Huber (left) and Ethan Crosby (right).

Pittwire: Frederick Honors College supports 35 students through Brackenridge Fellowship

Among this year’s 35 Brackenridge recipients are two students—Kaylee Huber and Ethan Crosby—from Pitt-Greensburg’s honors program, the first time a cohort has included students from a regional campus.

Headshot of Michael Meyer

Pittwire: FHC's Michael Meyer becomes first Pitt Berlin Prize recipient

Professor Michael Meyer, an electus faculty fellow in the Frederick Honors College, will receive support and resources from the The American Academy in Berlin as he works on his book “Taiwan Rising: Biography of a Modern Nation."