Monthly Archives: May 2012

Urban Innovation21 Places Promise Scholars with Summer Internships

PITTSBURGH-Urban Innovation21, funded by the Alcoa Foundation and UPMC, will provide internships for college students, recipients of The Pittsburgh Promise scholarship. A kick-off event will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, in the Foerster Student Services Center at CCAC Allegheny Campus.  Gregory Peaslee, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources & Administrative Services Officer, UPMC, and Julie Caponi, Vice President – Audit, Alcoa, Inc., will offer remarks. Urban Innovation21 is a public-private partnership that boosts regional economic development through 21st century innovation-driven entrepreneurship. The organization is funded and directed by a consortium of anchor institutions, and has…