At Duquesne University, each undergraduate class has a class council to represent them and plan activities for their class. Each academic year, students encounter new and common challenges that affect their learning and development. To support these experiences, the Class Councils focus on topics, events and needs that pertain most to class members at their particular stage of the undergraduate experience. Continue reading
On Friday, April 4, 2014, from 7-11 p.m., the Duquesne University Class Councils will be hosting the When You Wish Upon a Star. The event will be held at the Pittsburgh Marriott and all proceeds from ticket sales and the 50/50 will benefit Make-A-Wish® with the hopes of raising enough money to grant one wish (an average cost of $3,900).
Tickets cost $10/person in advance, $15/person at the door, and $80/organization with 10 members in attendance. Tickets can be purchased at the Union Info Desk starting March 12 until the day of the event. If you are choosing to attend as an organization, please have your advisor contact Annie Kaucic (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the names and emails of the 10 members who will be attending and she will provide you with further instructions. Continue reading
The Duquesne University Sophomore Class Council hosted its annual Welcome Back Class picnic on Sept. 4, 2013. Approximately 250 sophomore students attended the on campus event to reconnect with friends missed over the summer, and to make new friends. Additionally, the Class council purchased 250 tickets for the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 14. The students watched a great game followed by an awesome fireworks display. The Pirate’s welcomed the “Duquesne University Sophomore Class” during the middle of the 4th inning with a message on the center field Scoreboard. Continue reading
Freshman: The Freshman Class Council (FCC) has led and sponsored many social and service events throughout the first semester, and plan to do so for the remainder of the year. By participating in events such as Autumnfest and Family Weekend, the FCC has interacted with many other student groups who perform service projects. They have also volunteered time and fundraised for groups such as Up ‘Til Dawn and Circle K. While service and volunteerism are an important aspect to FCC, Continue reading