Category Archives: Institute News

Tips and Tricks for Getting the Course You Want

Genealogy can be a solitary pursuit. Where can you go to not only learn new tricks, websites, and records but also enjoy the company of like-minded individuals? Well, “summer camp for genealogists,” of course! GRIP is an institute which offers … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Old Northwest Territory

Have research in the states of the Old Northwest Territory? With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on this never-before-offered course that will have you researching … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Eastern European Research

Today’s post is from Amy Wachs, J.D., course coordinator of “Tracing Your Roots in Eastern Europe.” With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on this brand-new course … Continue reading

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In Their Words: How to Research in Your Slippers

Bunny slippers? Everyone’s dream, right? With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on the course that will have you researching in federal records from home and planning a … Continue reading

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Institute Scholarships Announced!

Know the value of in-person, in-depth genealogical learning in a week-long course with like-minded individuals? Enjoy the interaction with your instructors and the others in your course? Like networking with others who are just as earnest as you are about … Continue reading

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GRIP Status and Free Programs

On Sunday, June 26, we are very pleased to welcome over 150 students who will be taking one of six courses from the top instructors in genealogy. Registration closes on Wednesday with a couple of openings in four courses due … Continue reading

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GRIP Early Bird Ending Soon; Free Webinars!

GRIP would like to help you save money with the following information on discounts and free webinars. The early bird registration rate of $425 for the GRIP institute week-long courses ends at day-end on Friday, May 13, after which the regular … Continue reading

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2017 GRIP Courses Announced

GRIP (Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh) has announcement flyers for its 2017 course lineup at its booth in the National Genealogical Society conference exhibit hall. Information is also available on the limited seats in the 2016 courses to be held … Continue reading

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July 2016 Course Highlights

This Tuesday, March 1, at 1 pm Eastern (10 am Pacific) Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, co-director of GRIP, will appear on the one-hour internet genealogy radio show, A Savory Spotlight on LAtalkRadio. Tune in then to hear about topics … Continue reading

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Registration for July Courses Opens March 2

Only one more week until GRIP registration opens for the seven July 17-22 courses! These are bound to be among our most popular, so develop your strategy as to which ones are your top picks. From the complete July list … Continue reading

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