Duquesne Welcomes Delegates from One Young World Summit

Posted on October 24, 2012

One Young World Summit delegates visited Duquesne’s campus on Oct. 20. The University was among hundreds of local individuals, organizations and institutions hosting dinner parties for groups of delegates on the final evening of the international conference, which was held in Pittsburgh From Oct. 18-22.

President Charles J. Dougherty hosted young people from Belarus, Bolivia, India, Mozambique, the Philippines, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States in the Brittany Board Room atop Des Places Hall, the University’s new living-learning center.

The setting not only offered a breathtaking view of the campus and city skyline, it also demonstrated Duquesne’s commitment to sustainability and stewardship, which were key topics of the summit. Rod Dobish, executive director of facilities management, was on hand to explain the structure’s green features and the University’s other environmental initiatives.

Conference attendees also discussed concerns about global economic development.  William O’Rourke, executive director of the Beard Institute, joined the dinner attendees to share his perspectives on the subject from 30 years of experience as an executive with Alcoa.

Delegates also met with Duquesne student leaders and learned about the University’s distinctive Spiritan history and its service to the community.

  • University Highlights

    • Grants Received [April 26, 2017]

      Funds totaling $530,675 were recently received by Duquesne University; the Education Law Clinic; the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts; the School of Education; the School of Nursing; and the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (BSNES).

    • Faculty & Staff Spotlight [April 26, 2017]

      What have Drs. Ronald Arnett, Mikael Kimelman and Amy Phelps been up to?

    • DU in the News [April 2017]

      News coverage highlighting Duquesne’s experts and initiatives.

  • Mission Matters

  • Archives

  • Feedback