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GRIP Congratulates Scholarship Winners!

Ancestry’s ProGenealogists announced their 2nd annual scholarship winners this week. Four lucky winners chose one institute each for a full scholarship. This came just in time for the opening of GRIP’s registration on Wednesday in which Julie Cahill Tarr chose … Continue reading

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GRIP Registration Tips and Tricks

Registration for the 23 courses being offered this summer in Pittsburgh, PA, and in Amherst, NY (Buffalo) will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 14. In the past, students from 48 states and three countries have attended these week-long, hand-on, in-depth courses … Continue reading

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Another Year, Another Set of Pennsylvania Vital Records!

They’re here! Another year of vital records! A few years ago, the Pennsylvania legislature voted to allow public access to Pennsylvania’s birth and death records which had previously been closely held by the state. Voting for a privacy period of … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for 2018?

As you pull out your new 2018 calendars and start filling them in, don’t forget to add the GRIP February 14 registration date. Most reservations for courses are taken that day and you will want to be among those who … Continue reading

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We are Grateful for You!

As the United States prepares for a national day of Thanks-Giving, we would like to say that we are grateful for each of you in your support of GRIP’s mission of providing the best genealogical education at the lowest cost … Continue reading

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News and Notes for 2018

The opening of GRIP registration is often eagerly awaited by those who want to continue their genealogical education by taking hands-on, in-depth, week-long courses under the tutelage of the best in our field and with like-minded classmates in a friendly atmosphere. … Continue reading

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Scholarship Opportunities

While planning your continuing education, can you use a little help with finances? There are several scholarships and awards that can be applied to conferences or institutes. One such award, contributed by an anonymous donor, is $100 off tuition to … Continue reading

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GRIP Welcomes June Students; July GRIP Openings

The Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) conducts two institute weeks this year. The first one from June 25-30 is expecting 147 students from 30 states and 18 faculty in six courses. The second one from July 16-21 has 167 … Continue reading

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2017 Courses Still Available!

It was a pleasure for the GRIP team to meet many of you at the OGS conference in Ohio, NERGC conference in Massachusetts, and NGS conference in Raleigh, NC! We told you that there are still seats in many great … Continue reading

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GRIP Announces 2018 Schedule!

GRIP is very pleased to announce its 2018 schedule for its June and July weeks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and an August week in Amherst, New York. Yes, that is right… we were invited to take “GRIP on the Road” to … Continue reading

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