Jonathan Rapping, class of 1984, is the founder and president of the Southern Public Defender Training Center, an organization committed to raising the standard of public defense in the South. After graduating from Allderdice, Rapping pursued a degree in Economics from the University of Chicago and later received a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University. In 1995, he completed a degree in law from George Washington University and accepted a position with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS), eventually rising…
Nathan Franzen is an Allderdice Alumni from the class of 1984. After graduating from Allderdice, he continued his education at Harvard. He currently works as the Senior Software Engineer at M* Modal, a software development company. His son, sophomore James “August” Franzen, currently attends Allderdice.
Jack Markowitz (class of 1949) is a retired business editor of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and continues to write a business column on Sundays and Thursdays. He wrote for The Pitt News while he attended the University of Pittsburgh before going to work for the New York DailyTimes and the Philadelphia Daily News. He was the business editor for both the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Gregg Caliguri (class of 1987) is the owner of the restaurants Walnut Grill and Shady Grove in Shadyside and Walnut Grove, which has locations in Fox Chapel and Wexford. In 1993, with two friends, Caliguri opened the Pittsburgh Deli Company, which they have since sold. He is the son of the late former Pittsburgh mayor Richard Caliguri, and he attended the University of Pennsylvania. What reflections do you have about your time at Allderdice? I had so many great teachers—some of them are…
Devra Davis opens up about how Allderdice influenced her career.
Renowned journalist Sharon Epperson spoke to current journalism students in the room where her career began.
Rob Marshall, Allderdice Hall of Fame inductee, returned to his roots and spoke to students about his time in high school and his movie-making career since then.
This year’s inductees included an award-winning film director, an NFL quarterback, and a former principal.
An interview with Hollywood legend, award-winning director Rob Marshall.
Ken and Michelle Zeff’s successful coffee chain Crazy Mocha introduces Pittsburghers to the atmosphere of a “real coffee shop,” making each one personalized for the neighborhood that it’s in.