Duquesne University Volunteers

Students are encouraged to visit the Campus Link page for DUV (Duquesne University Volunteers) to look at upcoming service opportunities. Additionally, applications are being accepted for the Executive Board of Up ’til Dawn, the Duquesne University organization dedicated to sharing the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For more information contact the DUV office in 305 Union.

Duquesne University Volunteers

Year-End Duquesne University Volunteers (DUV) Stats:

  • Number of student volunteers–7,750
  • Number of faculty/staff volunteers–680
  • Estimated hours of service–249,700 as of July 2013
  • Estimated dollar value of service–estimated dollar value of hours at $5,528,358.00.
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Duquesne University Volunteers

In December, the Duquesne University Volunteers sponsored campus efforts to support the Brashear Association and the Hill House with their Angel Tree and Holiday Helpings.

The Angel Tree provides toys, books and clothing to children at the two community groups. Holiday Helpings enables individuals to collect non-perishable foods and Giant Eagle gift cards to provide families at both Brashear Association pantries with holiday meals. Continue reading

Duquesne University Volunteers

DU Students Sweep Up

In the 2011-2012 academic year 8,430 faculty and students volunteered and recorded 248,956 hours of service with DUV. Student organizations also raised $140,476.88 in philanthropic efforts.

The DUV Fair took place on September 4 with a great interest from students and their organizations in the over 65 represented community partners that were present. A networking breakfast for the community organizations was held first to introduce staff to our students’ interests, demographics, and organization profiles to maximize positive relationship development of students and the community sites. Continue reading