2016 and History

2016 plans and beyond: GRIP typically is held at La Roche College in Pittsburgh, PA, the third week of July each year. In 2015 we were able to add a week beginning in June and will do the same again in 2016.

Offered June 26, 2016 to July 1, 2016 at La Roche College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

  • “Pennsylvania: Research in the Keystone State” with Sharon MacInnes, Ph.D. and Michael Lacopo, D.V.M
  • “Master the Art of Genealogical Documentation” with Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG
  • “Fundamentals of Forensic Genealogy” with Cathi Desmarais, CG, Kelvin Meyers, and Michael Ramage, J.D., CG
  • “Family Archiving: Heirlooms in the Digital Age” with Denise May Levenick
  • “Women and Children First” with Judy G. Russell, J.D., CG, CGL
  • “Finding Your German Ancestors” with Warren Bittner, CG, Baerbel Johnson, AG

Offered July 17-22, 2016 at La Roche College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

  • “Diving Deeper into New England: Advanced Strategies for Success” with D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS
  • “Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper” with Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FUGA
  • “From Confusion to Conclusion: How to Write Proof Arguments” with Harold Henderson, CG and Kimberly Powell
  • “Researching in Italian Records” with Melanie D. Holtz, CG
  • “Advanced Genetic Genealogy” with CeCe Moore
  • “Practical Genetic Genealogy” with Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL and Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.

Past Years have included:

2015: Our first year in which two separate weeks (each with six courses) were offered both on the La Roche College campus.

2014: Our first year in which we offered two separate weeks in two different locations, one in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with six courses and one in Orchard Lake, Michigan, with four courses.

2013: Our first year in which we offered six courses at La Roche College, Pittsburgh. The 2013 courses have photos and detailed course schedules.

2012: Our first year in which we offered four courses at La Roche College, Pittsburgh. The 2012 courses pages have photographs and course descriptions. Group photos are also available.