Community Honors

Issue Date: 
October 8, 2007

Robert Hill

Pitt Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs Robert Hill accepts a Lottie P. Edwards Community Service Award from Mount Ararat Community Activity Center Inc. at the group’s ninth-annual Recognition Celebration. The event was held Sept. 20 at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, located in the city’s Shadyside neighborhood.

Others honored with Edwards Awards included Urban League of Pittsburgh President and CEO Esther L. Bush, KDKA-TV reporter Harold Hayes (CAS ’75), and Highmark Foundation President Yvonne Cook (CGS ’91). Master of Ceremonies was George L. Miles Jr., president and CEO of WQED Multimedia and a member of the University’s board of trustees.

Founded in 1990, the Mount Ararat center is a nonprofit corporation that partners with community and church groups to offer educational and mentoring programs for children and young adults, along with a food bank, a recreational and social network for senior citizens, and a computer and robotics training program.