Duquesne Programs Rise in U.S. News Rankings
The School of Nursing reached an all-time high at No. 67 in U.S. News and World Report's 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings. The School of Law was ranked No. 18 for its legal writing programs and No. 44 for its part-time law programs. The School of Education, the John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business and the Graduate School of Liberal Arts were also included in this year's rankings.
New School of Health Sciences Dean Named
Dr. Fevzi Akinci has been named dean of the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences, effective July 1. Akinci currently serves as associate dean of the William G. McGowan School of Business and director and professor of health care administration at King's College.
Duquesne Recognizes Alumni Volunteers
During Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 23-29, the Alumni Association will recognize nearly 750 alumni that supported Duquesne through volunteer service last year. Learn how you can get involved or nominate a current volunteer to be featured in our new Volunteer of the Month feature.
Career Services Available to All Alumni
The Career Services Center offers its resources to all Duquesne alumni, including meeting with a counselor to discuss career-related issues. To schedule an appointment, call 412.396.6644. For more details on available services and upcoming events, follow @duqcareer on social media.
Shawn Nairn, P'92, has opened a pharmacy that fills prescriptions in a way that lessens the possibility of patient or caregiver error. He owns two Hometown Pharmacy locations in the Pittsburgh area and recently launched ACORx (Adherence and Compliance Optimized), a pharmacy that is dedicated to improving patient outcomes via enhanced compliance and lowering healthcare costs.
For the latest news across Duquesne's nine schools and campus programs, visit duq.edu/news.
Travel with Duquesne in 2017
The Office of International Programs has a great travel line-up for Alumni & Friends:
Northern Italy and Switzerland (May 27-June 6)
Canadian Rockies by Train (July 3-11)
Spain, Camino de Santiago (Sept. 2017)
Greek Sing Alumni Reception
Saturday, Apr. 8
*Today is the last day to register!
Reception with President Gormley - San Francisco
Tuesday, Apr. 25
Pittsburgh Alumni Happy Hour
Tuesday, Apr. 25
Reception with President Gormley - Los Angeles
Wednesday, Apr. 26
Reception with President Gormley - San Diego
Thursday, Apr. 27
African American Alumni Gala
Saturday, Apr. 29
Vinnie Vaccarello/Patsy Crisafi Memorial Golf Invitational at Pinehurst
Monday, May 1
Red & Blue Brew
Friday, May 5
Pirates vs. Mets Game - NYC
Saturday, June 3
Save the Dates:
Washington Wild Things Game
Friday, June 2
Duquesne Alumni Day at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Sunday, June 25
Duquesne Alumni Day at the Pittsburgh Zoo
Sunday, Aug. 6
Duquesne Alumni Night at the Pirates - Pittsburgh
Wednesday, Sept. 20
Click here for a calendar of university-wide events open to alumni.
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Melissa (Panza) Redshaw, B'07
Births & Adoptions
Nolan Augostino, son of Melissa and Nicholas Redshaw.
Kara Burke, P'04
Births & Adoptions
John Anthony Burke, son of Kara and Johnny Burke.
Ashlee Beckett, E'05
Engagements & Marriages
Ashlee married John Giovanis, A'01 in June 2016 in Santorini, Greece.
Ryan Koleno, P'07
Ryan was awarded the 2017 Oncology Field Medical Excellence Award for exemplary service from Pfizer where he is employed as a Field Medical Director.