The Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Collegiate 100 host a Leadership Summit for Local High School Students

On Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the men of the Collegiate 100 of Duquesne University hosted a leadership summit on campus for 125 high school seniors in partnership with the Pittsburgh Public Schools.  These students are part of unique on-going initiative called the We Promise program. Continue reading

Black History Month Events

Feb. 4, 2014 – “Hidden Colors” Film Screening
6 p.m. | College Hall, Room 104

The film, “Hidden Colors: The Untold History of People of Aboriginal, Moor, and African Descent” is a documentary by Tariq Nasheed that discusses black history and why it has been left out of the American curricula.  A facilitated group discussion and refreshments will follow the screening of this film.  If you have any questions, please email duqbsu@gmail.com. Continue reading

7th Annual OMA Unity Banquet Features Duquesne’s Dr. Yancy

Dr. George Yancy, noted author and professor of philosophy, spoke about racism as an obstacle to unity at the Office of Multicultural Affairs’ seventh annual Unity Banquet and Scholarship Benefit on Friday, April 12 in the Power Center Ballroom. The event began with a reception at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Continue reading

Office of Multicultural Affairs Pre-Orientation

OMA Pre-Orientation

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) hosted their annual OMA Pre-Orientation Program (Pre-O) on August 20 and August 21. Pre-O is designed to connect students of diverse backgrounds with a reliable network of support that will aid in their social and academic transition into the Duquesne University campus community. An outstanding group of returning students served as Pre-O Leaders and facilitators of the various workshops, panel discussions, and team builders. The incoming students and their parents communicated that they valued the opportunity to interact with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and DU Alumni. Continue reading