Duquesne Community Invited to Celebrate Founders Week 2014


The campus community is invited to attend Founders Week 2014, the annual celebration to honor the legacy, vision and values of Duquesne’s Spiritan founders, from Sunday, Feb. 2, through Friday, Feb. 7.

The theme for this year’s Founders Week, One Heart, One Spirit: Living the Mission, will highlight a series of events focused around Spiritan education, the University’s mission and how the University community lives that mission each day. Continue reading

Duquesne Celebrates the Roots of Founding Fathers

Founders Week 2013Founders Week 2013, the annual University-wide celebration to honor the legacy, vision and values of Duquesne’s founders, the Spiritans, took place Tuesday, Jan. 29, through Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.

This year’s Founder’s Week focused on the 50th anniversary of the papal encyclical Pacem in Terris as well as the work performed by the Spiritans in carrying on the mission of peace building. Pacem in Terris was the first encyclical in which Pope John XXIII not only addressed the Catholic faithful, but also “all people of good will.” The encyclical was intended to highlight the path to peace through collaboration and respect. Continue reading