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


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Pittwire: A Pitt honors student was selected for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

Alanna Howe, a sophomore in Pitt’s David C. Frederick Honors College, has been selected for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.

Frederick Honors College students carried pink flags to mark where artifacts are found on the surface at the Alan L. Cook Spring Creek Preserve site in southeastern Wyoming in the summer of 2023. Pictured, from left, are Pitt students Maya Muttathil, Dan Garner, Jim Johnson, and Sophia Freemyer.

University Times: Honors students explore wonders of Wyoming land preserved for Pitt

In the summer of 2023, about seven Frederick Honors College students found themselves trekking across a vast southern Wyoming prairie, ostensibly staging a search for artifacts remaining from a 19th century transcontinental railroad.

Khadajah Muhammad and Ambassador Hogan at 2024 Pickering Fellowship Orientation

Pitt Pickering Fellows connect at 2024 fellowship orientation

Pitt alumna and 2024 Pickering Fellowship winner Khadajah Muhammad recently connected with fellow Pitt alumnus and former Pickering winner Ambassador Dereck Hogan at the 2024 Pickering Fellowship Orientation hosted by Howard University.