Pittsburgh, University of

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Founded: 1787
Primary Athletic Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference
Nickname: Panthers
Colors: Blue, Gold
Mascot Name: The Panther
Institution Website: www.Pitt.edu
Athletics Website: www.pittsburghpanthers.com
Bookstore: www.pitt.edu/~bookctr
Fan Shop: www.shoppittpanthers.com
Famous Alumni: Dan Marino (NFL/TV Personality) Mike Ditka (NFL/TV Personality) Tony Dorsett (NFL) Larry Fitzgerald (NFL) Fred Rodgers (Actor)
Fun Fact: Founded in 1787, then known as Pittsburgh Academy, was a small private school located in a log cabin. The University has experienced 10 straight years with a season ticket waiting list. The University employs 12,000 people.