Commuter Council Update

Commuter Council always does their best to provide opportunities for commuters to have fun and be informed. They hosted their annual beginning of the year picnic on Sept. 19. The commuters were treated to a free barbecue dinner and many games at the always popular event. Continue reading

New Student Leaders Installed

On Sunday, March 16, 2014, the new officers of the Student Government Association, Residence Hall Association, Commuter Council, Student Government Senate, Duquesne Program Council, Class Councils, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Professional Fraternity Council, and the newly founded Black Greek Council were installed at the 11 a.m. Mass in the University Chapel. Continue reading

Commuters Celebrate Thanksgiving

Commuter Assistants and Commuter Council held their annual Potluck Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 21 in the newly renovated Commuter Center, located on the first floor of the Duquesne Union.  Commuter students sat down with members of the Duquesne administration and faculty for a Thanksgiving feast filled with great food and conversation!


Elections for Commuter Council, Residence Hall Association and Student Government Association will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Be sure to log on to Campus Link to cast your votes for next year’s student leaders! The Installation Ceremony will be held in the Power Center Ballroom on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

Commuters and Duquesne

Commuter Council at Duquesne University is the second largest governing body on campus whose purpose is to serve as the voice for all commuters. Commuter Council strives to ensure that all commuters have a pleasant time while at Duquesne University. Throughout the school year, Commuter Council plans various events such as picnics, Halloween events, and more. On September 7, 2012, Commuter Council held its annual “Beginning of the Year Picnic” for all commuters. Commuters stopped by to grab a quick bite to eat, to hang out with fellow commuters, and to play corn hole on Mellon Patio. Students that attended the picnic enjoyed their time and were all excited to be a part of the organization dedicated solely for commuters.

Commuter Family Day

The Division of Student Life and the Commuter Council will hold their annual Commuter Family Day on Sunday, November 4. All undergraduate commuting students and their families are invited to attend Mass in the University Chapel beginning at 11 a.m. Following Mass, a complimentary brunch will be held in the Union Ballroom. Commuter Family Day recognizes the dedication of commuters and their families to the Duquesne Community.

New Student Organization Officers Installed


New SGA Executive Board: L-R Zachary Zeigler, Mackenzie Kennedy, Anissa Gilbert, Lauren Turkovich and Shannon Smith

During Mass on Sunday, March 11, the annual Officer Installation Ceremony was held.  The new officers of the Student Government Association, SGA Senate, Duquesne Program Council, Commuter Council, Resident Hall Association, Class Councils and Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils were installed. A celebratory brunch followed, where former student leader and Duquesne alumnus, Susannah Hoang, Senior Compliance Lead for ALCOA, offered an inspirational message to our new student leaders. Continue reading