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: Kerry Lyons

Hello everyone! My name is Kerry Lyons, and I was born and raised in “The Electric City” of Scranton, Pennsylvania, with my parents and 4 siblings. I’m in my fourth year at the University of Pittsburgh pursuing a bachelor’s degree as a Political Science and Communication & Rhetoric double-major and History minor, with a focus…