Spring Break, that much anticipated ‘vacation time’ typically during early March, is something that many students, staff and faculty look forward to each year. For many, it is an unofficial transition from the end of winter to the beginning of spring that just happens to be scheduled at a great time of the semester. While many students stay at home and work, rest, sleep, or look at it as a time to catch their breath, others take the opportunity to head to a vacation destination with thousands of other college students from around the country. Continue reading
Alcohol Awareness week 2014 was once again a week dedicated to sharing information about the risks associated with illegal and excessive alcohol use for Duquesne students of any age. The week included a variety of activities to illustrate to students how the illegal and/or excessive alcohol use can negatively impact them in legal, social, career, clinical, health, interpersonal and other ways. Various activities were planned to raise awareness in a fun and interactive way, to help students understand the “real vs. perceived” social norms of alcohol use in society and on campuses, and to provide strategies to reduce the risks and to learn refusal skills. Continue reading
On Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, the Office of Residence Life and DU CARES once again sponsor The Original Campus Study Break in the Hogan Dining Center. This event, which students and staff have come to excitedly anticipate, includes an evening of fun and festivities, where members of Duquesne’s staff and faculty continue the mission of “Serving God by Serving Students” in a very immediate way. Continue reading
Join Residence Life and DU CARES for the Original Study Break on Friday, May 2, 2014, from 9 p.m. to Midnight in the Hogan Dining Center. Free food, raffles, bingo, crafts and chair massages.
Whether you choose to stay at home or travel during spring break, it is important to be safe, and not to do things that can risk your safety and/or your success. Remember in all states the drinking age is 21, and any underage drinking charge has the potential to negatively impact your future. And despite what alcohol marketers might suggest to you, there are some very real risks to underage and/or excessive alcohol use. Continue reading
The Office of Residence Life and DU CARES invite you to attend the Original Study Break on Friday, Dec. 13, from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Rev. Sean Hogan Dining Center. Continue reading
DU CARES was awarded a grant from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in the amount of $40,000.00 for a two year cycle ending June 30, 2015. This grant will be used to combat illegal (underage) and excessive alcohol consumption on the Duquesne University Campus and within the Duquesne Community.
Whether you choose to stay at home or travel during spring break, it is important to be safe, and not to do things that can risk that safety and/or your success. Remember, in all states the drinking age is 21, and any underage drinking charge has the potential to negatively impact your future. And despite what alcohol marketers might suggest to you, there are some very real risks to underage and/or excessive alcohol use. Continue reading
The Office of Residence Life and DU CARES will again sponsor the “Original Study Break” for the first time in the newly renovated Hogan Dining Center.
So while the venue looks different, we will continue with traditions that make this the biggest study break on campus. It will be held on Friday, December 14 from 9 p.m. until midnight. Again this semester, we have faculty and staff from across campus living the mission of serving God by serving students. This term they will serve breakfast foods, in addition to the standard fun and root beer floats that they serve twice a year. And as always, we will have chair massages, bingo, door prizes, crafts, pictures with friends….and fun, frolic and merriment.