The School of Law will present an honorary law degree to Cost Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís during his historic visit to Duquesne’s campus this Saturday, Sept. 27.
The School of Nursing has garnered two distinguished recognitions this week, highlighting its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program as well as its military friendly status.
Duquesne has officially launched its 2014 United Way campaign and has announced its goal to raise $105,000 to assist local vulnerable populations.
The School of Nursing has named Kate DeLuca as assistant dean of Student Affairs.
The Center for African Studies will host two informal sessions focused on building relationships in Africa for faculty and students interested in participating in research, teaching and service in Africa by faculty and students who have done so.
In keeping with a renewed commitment to honor Duquesne’s Spiritan founders and charism, this year’s Homecoming theme is Rejuvenate the Spirit. Several events have been planned for the week leading up to Homecoming, during which faculty and staff can show their Duquesne pride and reconnect with the University’s mission.
Heritage Week, a campus-wide series of events sponsored by the Division of Mission and Identity to be held in conjunction with Homecoming, will focus on reconnecting the University with its founders and mission.
To provide members of the campus community with a secure and environmentally responsible way to dispose of unwanted, unused or out-of-date prescription medications, a free drug take-back event will be held on Friday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the rotunda of the Bayer Learning Center.
What animals and plants are living in Murrysville’s Duff Park? The answers will be provided during BioBlitz 2014, organized by Dr. Kyle Selcer, associate professor of biological sciences, and sponsored by the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, the Department of Biological Sciences and the Center for Environmental Research and Education, with the Friends of the Murrysville Parks and the Murrysville Trail Alliance.
Faculty, staff and graduate students are encouraged to register now for Spirit and Symbol: A Campus Tour of Religious Art hosted by President Charles J. Dougherty on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 3:30 p.m. on campus.
Dr. Tammy L. Hughes, who holds the Rev. Martin A. Hehir, C.S.Sp., Endowed Chair for Scholarly Excellence and serves as chair of the department of counseling, psychology and special education in the School of Education, has been elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA).
The Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp., a Spiritan who taught an undergraduate theology class examining biblical and historical perspectives, became Bishop of Ghana’s Sekondi-Takoradi diocese, an area of 408,650 Catholics amid a population of 2 million, on Sept. 13.
Mission Matters: The Spiritan Heritage in Greek Life
Heritage Week provides a great opportunity to take the time to see how the Spiritans are involved on campus in ways that we may not even realize.
- Mission Matters: The Spiritan Heritage in Greek Life