Packing list tips for GRIP (Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh)

I promised a few people I would share a packing list for this summer’s GRIP. I am teaching the week of July 16-21 in my intermediate level course. People seem to know that I like to be prepared for just about anything. Of course, your packing list will differ depending on whether you fly or […]

Undecided about attending GRIP this summer? Need a discount?

I just received this via GEN-EVENTS. I love it when conference discounts are extended to others not able to attend! Date: Mon, 22 May 2017 14:53:20 -0400 From: “Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL” <> To: <> Subject: [GEN-EVENTS] GRIP 2017 courses discounted until May 25! As a special from the National Genealogy Society conference, the […]

March 8, Wednesday is GRIP July registration. What’s GRIP?

Each summer, attendees from all over the United States and several countries come to the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) for in-depth, hands-on week-long courses. Registration will open on Wednesday, March 8 at noon Eastern (9 a.m. Pacific) for the six courses being offered July 16-21, 2017 on the beautiful campus of La Roche […]

TOMORROW! March 2 is GRIP registration

Tomorrow, March 2, is the opening of online registration for the 2016 second week of the Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh. This week takes place from July 17-22. Things get going early on Sunday evening. Get your fingers ready so you get the course you want! In fact, look at the GRIP registration NOW in order […]

Early bird registration deadline for GRIP is May 15

A week of genealogy in a beautiful green campus setting. Interaction with other genealogists, classmates, and instructors. You never know who you will end up sitting next to in the classroom or in the cafeteria. I have seen friendships develop and even some ancestral matches made. The Genealogical Institute of Pittsburgh is all that and […]

Summer genealogy learning in comfort at GRIP

It’s only three months till Debbie Mieszala, Josh Taylor, and I will be standing in front of a roomful of genealogists that will be learning more intermediate level genealogy.  This is the 4th year I have coordinated this Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) course. Not quite at the intermediate level yet? We will guide […]

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) registration opens Feb. 7th

Registration for the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh’s 2013 edition begins on Thursday, February 7, 2013. Add it to your calendar so you won’t forget. At noon, you can register for any one of the six courses. Preview the course description, coordinators, instructors, and session lineup at I am coordinating and instructing in Course […]