The University of Pittsburgh at Titusville received the 2016 National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid Atlantic Region Outstanding Educational Program Award. The campus received the award for its participation in the University of Pittsburgh's Year of the Humanities Events in 2015.
The award is given annually to a member institution in the region for an educational program that demonstrates creativity, innovation, and appeal to a diverse body of students. Nominations are judged based upon the program’s effective use of available resources, effectiveness of program with relation to its stated goals, effective evaluation of the program, and effective marketing of the program.
The University of Pittsburgh designated 2015-16 the Year of the Humanities at Pitt in order to highlight the importance of humanistic thinking not only in the humanities departments, but in research and education University-wide.