Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has recognized Dr. Thomas Mattei, associate dean of pharmacy, and Terri Kroh, director of the Center for Pharmacy Services, with the first-ever Youth Spotlight Award. The two were honored for their collaborative efforts to develop and implement service programs on behalf of the pharmacy school and the center, enabling first- and fourth-year student pharmacists from Duquesne to provide health services and educational programs to underserved City of Pittsburgh residents.
The mayor’s Youth Spotlight Award celebrates the efforts of young people in Pittsburgh who work to give back and make a difference in their communities and in the lives of their neighbors.
Grants Received [February 10, 2016]
Funds totaling $158,120 were received by Duquesne’s Program for Academic Excellence and the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts.
Faculty & Staff Spotlight [February 10, 2016]
What have John Stolz and Ralph A. Wheeler been up to?
DU in the News [February 2016]
News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.
- Grants Received [February 10, 2016]
Ancient Custom Symbolizes Opening Doors to Blessings and Mercy
By the Rev. Bill Christy, C.S.Sp., and Debbie Kostosky
A tradition in the Catholic Church has been to bless chalk at the Masses for Epiphany and then use that chalk as part of the blessing of one’s home in the new year.
- Ancient Custom Symbolizes Opening Doors to Blessings and Mercy