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Duquesne Welcomes President Ken Gormley
On July 1, Kenneth G. Gormley became Duquesne University's 13th president. Gormley is the third lay president in the University's 138-year history. A native Pittsburgher, nationally recognized Constitutional scholar, best-selling author and former dean of the School of Law, Gormley brings a deep commitment to the Spiritan mission and tradition of community engagement.

Interim Deans Named
Dr. Paula S. Turocy has been appointed interim dean of the John J. Rangos, Sr., School of Health Sciences. An associate professor in the Department of Athletic Training, Turocy currently directs the University's Pre-Medical and Health Professions Programs and will continue to do so during her tenure as dean. The Honorable Maureen Lally-Green has been appointed interim dean of the School of Law. Lally-Green is currently an adjunct professor in the law school and served as judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania from 1998-2009. She then served as associate general secretary and/or director of the Office of Church Relations for the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh until August 2015.

FlexTech Classrooms Earn Award
Duquesne's design of its FlexTech classrooms recently beat out 24 competitors to earn a prestigious 2016 Harman Innovation Award at the annual UBTech Conference. The Harman awards honor innovative use and best practices of audio-visual and IT technology at colleges and universities under five separate categories.

Graduate Admissions News & Updates
Special financial awards are now available on select graduate programs. Visit for a list of available programs and eligibility requirements. Applications are now being accepted for new online master's and certificate programs that will begin this Fall. Visit to learn more.

Philip Manning, GM'16, recently received two offers as First Violinist, in the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and the Victoria Symphony. A native of British Columbia, he accepted the latter, where the first concert of the summer season is July 20. "To get an audition for a major symphony orchestra anywhere in North America or Europe on a first try is really unusual," says Charles Stegeman, Manning's violin professor at Duquesne.

For the latest news across Duquesne's nine schools and campus programs, visit

Duquesne Alumni & Friends Adriatic Gems Cruise
November 1-9, 2016
Picture yourself aboard the luxurious Oceanic Cruise's Riviera while you sail through the splendid Adriatic Sea. Set sail with family, friends, and alumni on the 9-day journey and port at eight different cities along the Adriatic coast. Beginning in Rome and passing through Naples, Catania, Argostoli, Kotor, Zadar, Koper, and Venice, enjoy the finest cuisine and some of the most iconic gems of Europe.

Nationals vs. Pirates Game in Washington DC
Friday, July 15
SOLD OUT - waiting list available

Alumni Night at Wigle Whiskey

Friday, July 15
SOLD OUT - waiting list available

Vinnie Vaccarello Football Fund Memorial Golf Invitational at Valley Brook
Monday, Aug. 1

Duquesne Alumni Day at the Pittsburgh Zoo
Sunday, Aug. 14

Chicago Rooftop Game Watch Party
Saturday, Sept. 3

Duquesne Athletic Fund Fall Golf Invitational at Laurel Valley Golf Club
Monday, Sept. 19

Duquesne Alumni Night at the Pirates
Friday, Sept. 9

Homecoming & Reunion Weekend

September 23-25
Registration Opens July 11

Click here for a complete alumni events calendar

How students study and work has greatly evolved since Gumberg Library opened nearly 40 years agoToday, student productivity depends upon the availability of electrical outlets to charge laptops, tablets, and other devices. Learn more about this campaign. Help us #PowerGumberg through this month's crowdfunding campaign.

Kathleen Sundquist
Births and Adoptions

Kathleen and her husband Matthew welcomed their first child, Emma Mary, on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

Martin Muchnok

Marty has been named President of First National Insurance Agency.

Ronald Bowes

Dr. Bowes received the Paul M. Henkels Award that honors innovative solutions and meaningful progress in expanding educational options in Pennsylvania.

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Have you recently moved or changed jobs? Update your contact information with the alumni association!  Don't forget to include your alumni ID number: D0112455.

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