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Graduate Business Information Session
Wednesday, Oct. 15

Dr. Eileen Zungolo Memorial Mass
Tuesday, Oct. 21

"Seriously Delish" Book Signing
Wednesday, Oct. 29

Leadership Breakfast Series
Tuesday, Nov. 4

Los Angeles Alumni Reception
Wednesday, Nov. 12

San Francisco Alumni Reception
Thursday, Nov. 13

Cleveland Chapter Happy Hour

Friday, Nov. 14

Wine Tasting at Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Saturday, Nov. 15

Graduate Business Information Session
Monday, Nov. 17

Mind, Heart, and Spirit Awards
Friday, Nov. 21

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 13
(Registration will open Nov. 5 at noon)

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Sara Perez
Births and Adoptions
On July 6, 2014 my husband John and I welcomed the arrival of our daughter, Megyn Emily. She's loved and adored by her big brother, Jack.

Scott Churchill
The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation named Professor of Psychology Scott Churchill a 2014 Piper Professor. The award, which annually honors 10 professors in Texas colleges and universities for outstanding achievement in the teaching profession, is widely regarded as the most prestigious of its kind in the state and comes with an honorarium.

Carolyn Gutowski
General Update
Carolyn M. Gutowski, Ph.D. '73's book "Grandparents Are Forever" laid the basis for the formation of the Grandmothers Corps in the Indiana/Latrobe,PA area. A September "Grandparents Are Forever" seminar/workshop was held to expand the movement within the Greensburg and Altoona-Johnstown, PA region.

Melissa Genis
Births and Adoptions
Melissa (Benedict) and her husband Jordan are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Ainsley Taylor.


Homecoming and Reunion Weekend

Thank you to the alumni and friends who “Rejuvenated the Spirit” at Homecoming 2014! Photos from the weekend will be posted to our Facebook & Flickr pages.

Duquesne Advances in U.S. News National Ranking
Duquesne University rose five spots in the annual U.S. News & World Report ranking of top schools, reaching No. 116, the highest spot in University history in this widely recognized ranking. The University also was acknowledged as one of the nation’s schools with the greatest value and as a top school for veterans.

2014 Mind, Heart and Spirit Award Recipients Announced
The Young Alumni Council is proud to announce the 2014 Mind, Heart and Spirit Award Recipients: Michelle Kane, N’09, Matthew Rudzki, L’13, David Watkins, GLPA’12, Colin White, A’07 and Keith Wolfe, GE’08. The award ceremony will take place on Friday, Nov. 21.

University Mourns the Passing of Dean Emerita of Nursing
The Duquesne University community is mourning the loss of Dr. Eileen Zungolo, dean emerita of nursing who served as nursing dean from 2002-2012.

Costa Rica President Receives Honorary Degree
The School of Law presented an honorary law degree to Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís during his historic visit to Duquesne’s campus.

Duquesne Faculty Honored with President’s Awards
President Charles J. Dougherty recognized Dr. Aleem Gangjee, Dr. Tomislav Pintauer, Dr. Peter Wildfong and Dr. John Stolz with President’s Faculty Awards for Excellence at the University’s convocation.

Book of Life
Deceased Duquesne University Alumni, family and friends of Alumni will be remembered at the annual University Thanksgiving liturgy (Thursday, Nov. 20 at noon) in the University Chapel. If you wish to have your deceased loved ones included in our Book of Life, please provide their names online by Thursday, Oct. 30. The full list will be available online Nov. 1 by visiting the alumni home page.

Personal Effectiveness Webinars

The School of Leadership and Professional Advancement offers a webinar series on ‘Personal Effectiveness'. These webinars are free to alumni, students, staff and friends of Duquesne University.

School of Pharmacy to Host Health and Wellness Fair
In honor of American Pharmacists Month, nearly 80 faculty and student pharmacists from the Mylan School of Pharmacy are hosting a free Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. in Market Square.

16th Annual Veterans Breakfast
Hailed as one of the largest Veterans Breakfast events in the Commonwealth, Duquesne will host nearly 700 guests on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Jessica Wright, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel Readiness, will be the guest speaker.

Red Masquers Begin 102nd Season
The Duquesne Red Masquers will begin their season with John Van Druten's "I Am a Camera." The show runs Oct. 2-4 and 9-11 at 8pm.

CONSOL Energy Center to Host 2017 A-10 Championship
The Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Championship will take on a new look when it moves to CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 2017 and to Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., in 2018.

Dukes Down West Liberty, Remain Perfect at Home
The football team extended its home winning streak to eight games with a 39-13 victory over West Liberty during Homecoming weekend.

Duquesne Represented at Coaches vs. Cancer Event
Head basketball coaches Jim Ferry and Dan Burt took part in the annual Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Madness event on Sept. 29 at Heinz Field.

Duquesne Announces Agreement with StatBroadcast Systems

Through a partnership with StatBroadcast System, Dukes fans can now access live in-game stats for football, m/w basketball, volleyball, m/w soccer and lacrosse on multiple platforms.

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