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 […]

March 8 is registration for the Genealogical Research of Pittsburgh’s July 16-21 week

It’s almost here and I hope you are ready! I will be teaching again at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh’s (GRIP) second summer week, July 16-21. My course is aimed at the intermediate level and is titled “Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper.” Click on that link to learn more about the week. I […]

Springtime in Ohio! The OGS Conference

Have you signed up yet? The Ohio Genealogical Society Conferences are always great learning and networking events. The 2016 edition takes place at the Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio. That’s 25 miles north of Cincinnati. The dates are April 28-30 and I hope to see you there. Pre-conference activities on Wednesday, April 27 include […]

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 […]

Registration begins TODAY for the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh!

TODAY, Wednesday, February 10, at Noon EST is when registration opens for the first week (June 26-July 1) of the 2016 Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh.  GRIP takes place at LaRoche College in Pittsburgh. Then, on Wednesday, March 2, noon EST, registration opens for the second week of GRIP (July 17-22). This is the week […]

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh registration is getting closer!

The next institute for me is the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). GRIP is held at LaRoche College in northern Pittsburgh. Sunday evening is check-in and classes run from Monday through noon on Friday each of the two weeks that courses are offered.  This institute has a dorm, classrooms, and cafeteria just steps away […]

Registration dates for the 2016 Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh are announced

Do you realize how close we are to 2016? One of the Institutes I coordinate and teach at has announced the 2016 registration dates. That would be GRIP, aka Get a GRIP, aka: The Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh once again has two weeks of courses. The first week takes place June 26-July 1. The […]

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 […]