Higher education reporter for PublicSource, in partnership with Open Campus.
The county's five largest nonprofits, including three universities, pay 11% of what they would owe in property taxes if they didn't receive exemptions and abatements.
College programs for students with disabilities are growing in Western PA, but some have faced challenges
The number of inclusive post-secondary programs has continued to grow in Pennsylvania. But they are complicated to offer, and some have faced instability.
April 27, 2022
“Oftentimes, as we get older, I think we feel invisible, and I think that’s especially true with LGBTQ folks. We can feel like our stories don’t really matter.”
March 31, 2022
Pitt police, clinicians jointly respond to some mental health crises. Students see progress, but implementation is key.
Students have talked about the need for a different response for years. They say the arrival of police can be “a little terrifying” for students in crisis, who may want to be alone or receive support.
March 17, 2022
More than nine in 10 of graduates of the Community College of Allegheny County go on to live and work locally, but thousands fewer students have enrolled during the pandemic.
February 15, 2022