Getting to know Connellsville

On October 8th, the Pitt Appalachian Teaching Project team took a trip to Connellsville, where we acquainted ourselves with some of the city’s most prominent assets. Starting the day at the Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass factory, we were able to witness parts of the process for creating sheets of colored glass that end up everywhere from…

Appalachian Teaching Project Introduction: Julia Ferri

My name is Julia Ferri and I am in my third year at the University of Pittsburgh as a political science and urban studies double-major working towards the Arabic Language and Linguistics certificate. I originally hail from a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C., but also proudly stake the claim to my Italian citizenship—my father…