Noted and Quoted

“Gilmore says Pittsburgh’s Irish history tells a compelling story of how immigrants organized through labor, religion, and politics to shape what Pittsburgh is today, while facing vehement anti-Irish sentiments.”

+ From Pittsburgh City Paper’s March 13 “How to Celebrate Pittsburgh’s Irish History without Drinking Green Beer,” which featured Peter Gilmore, PhD, Carlow adjunct professor of history.

“(A shooting) might be one of the things you do that day. Another call might be for a victim of child abuse, or for an elderly person in a house with no food. These cumulative events build and build and build, and very often our first responders don’t have time to get through one before they have to face another one.”

+ Sheila Gillespie Roth, PhD, professor of social work at Carlow, quoted in a Jan. 25 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about caring for first responders.

“They always say there are two types of organizations: those that have been hacked and those who don’t know they’ve been hacked. It’s much harder to hack into a system and it’s easier to hack the human. So people really have to prepare the people that work for them.”

+ Mary Onufer, faculty member in Carlow’s Fraud and Forensics program, speaking to WPXI-TV about cybersecurity risks in light of local governments’ records being compromised by computer hackers. May 13.

“I want to connect the community not only to each other, but I also want to connect people from outside of the community to Braddock.”

+ Chardae Jones, Carlow alumna and interim mayor of Braddock, quoted on WTAE-TV March 11.

“That there will not even be a question or thought about women having the competencies and leadership attributes to lead major corporations, businesses and universities. Women will have every opportunity to excel in their chosen fields.”

+ Suzanne K. Mellon, PhD, President of Carlow University, responding to the question, “What do you hope the environment for women in business will be like 15 years from now?” - Pittsburgh Business Times, Women of Influence, March 15.

“The Maasai don’t ask about your children or my children, but all children. All of the children are important to them. The first thing we must do to bring peace to our communities is to make sure our children are well. Our children are not well, particularly children of color.”

+ Woodrow Wilson Fellow and social justice activist Fania Davis, who was in residence at Carlow the week of March 18.