Seminars & Events

The Planned Giving team, in collaboration with University partners and industry experts, offers ongoing seminars and events that may be of interest to you.

1787 Society members (those who have made planned or other deferred gifts to Pitt) are invited to participate in these virtual gatherings through exclusive invitations. Most offerings, but not all, are recorded for later viewing.

Here are several recorded seminars and events that you might enjoy:

Pitt Health Sciences

Trusts: Enabling Financial and Estate Planning Goals

Presenter Peter D. Eberhart, JD, CFP®, Managing Director, Henry H. Armstrong Associates, Inc., highlights:

  • various types of trusts and how each can benefit your family
  • how to respond to tax law changes with effective trust planning

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the Office of Planned Giving initially offered this event on March 10, 2021.

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PThe 1787 Society

1787 GREATful

The Office of Planned Giving is extremely grateful for each and every 1787 Society member and appreciates how important their support is to the future of Pitt and its students. 1787 GREATful is the newest and one of the most exciting ways we know how to show that appreciation. The program offers opportunities to connect while providing informative, entertaining, and thoughtful programs and materials.

Please enjoy these seminars and events:

1787 Western Pennsylvania Frontier: A virtual tour of several Cathedral of Learning Nationality Rooms highlighting ties to the year of the University’s founding, 1787.

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Mindfulness Tools for Reducing Stress and Increasing Happiness: A workshop guided by Dr. Carol Greco, licensed psychologist and associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Medicine and Health and Rehabilitation Science.

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