School of Information Sciences - Alumni & Friends


Alumni Awards

Each year, the iSchool hosts the Alumni Awards ceremony to recognize and honor outstanding achievements of University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences alumni by awarding the Distinguished Alumni Award, Professional Achievement Award, and Young Alumni Award. The Awards highlight the diversity and quality of the contributions our alumni have made to the enrichment of our society and their professions.

Alumni Award recipients

Eligibility and nomination process

Legacy Laureates

Launched in 2000, the Legacy Laureate program recognizes Pitt alumni who have excelled both professionally and personally and who exemplify the best in leadership qualities and commitment to the greater good for their professions, communities, and the world at large.  Read about Legacy Laureates of the School of Information Sciences.


SIS is a member of the ISchools Caucus

Strong Foundation

The blend of theory and application at SIS distinguishes its graduates in the job market, giving them a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical experience.