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DU to spend $20 million on variety of campus projects

DU to spend $20 million on variety of campus projects

Raymond Arke | News Editor 03/01/18 Over the next couple of years, many buildings on campus will be receiving both external and internal upgrades. At a Feb. 20 Allegheny County Council meeting, a resolution was passed which allowed Duquesne to finance $20 million through the Allegheny County Higher Education Building Authority. The resolution noted that […]

Assumption Hall

Assumption Hall

Year Built: 1954 Price: $3,329 Capacity: about 300 residents Years Allowed: freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors Room Types: singles, doubles Laundry Facilities: on ground floor Bathroom Facilities: communal, one in each wing What’s New: Windows replaced, new flooring, paint, lighting and thermostats in all rooms. Bathrooms on the Stevenson Street side remodeled, and laundry moved […]

Duquesne Facilities Management is kept busy over the summer

Duquesne Facilities Management is kept busy over the summer

Josiah Martin | Staff Writer It’s back to school time for most of the Duquesne University community, and once again, Facilities Management has been at work all summer renovating and updating campus for new and returning students. Crews spent the summer preparing the Living Learning Centers for their new residents. Rod Dobish, Assistant Vice President […]

Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Class of 2021 is a record-setting one for Duquesne

Raymond Arke | News Editor Another year, another record-setting group of students. This year’s incoming freshman class is expected to be among Duquesne’s largest classes ever, according to the most recent estimates from the university’s Enrollment Management Group (EMG). As of August 15, the Class of 2021 totals 1,569 students, beating previously large years of […]

No more mold: Campus gets summer upgrade

No more mold: Campus gets summer upgrade

By Raymond Arke | The Duquesne Duke There was no summer break for Facilities Management this year, as workers tackled numerous construction projects over the vacation months including upgrades to the campus Energy Center and Assumption Hall. Work crews labored from May 9th to June 10th, making improvements to the university’s Energy Center, located next […]

Students find mold in honors dorm

Students find mold in honors dorm

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor In the past year, several students living in Assumption Hall, the oldest dormitory on campus, have been faced with mold contamination, broken showers, leaking ceilings and windows that do not open, among other difficulties. These problems have persisted despite repeated attempts to bring them to the attention of residence […]