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Founder’s Week celebrates school’s past and students’ wellbeing

Founder’s Week celebrates school’s past and students’ wellbeing

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 02/01/18 The Spiritans saw a community in need and founded Duquesne University 140 years ago. To honor these individuals, Duquesne hosts a week-long celebration known as Founder’s Week. Founder’s Week focuses on a different theme each year, and this year is centered around the theme of “Be Well in the […]

Duquesne hosts visiting scholars from African schools

Duquesne hosts visiting scholars from African schools

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer 09/21/17 Africa and Duquesne certainly don’t have a lot in common. Rev. Benjamin Kwaghgba of the Dominican Institute in Ibadan, Nigeria, said the one big difference he sees between students at his school and students at Duquesne is access to high-end amenities, especially Wi-Fi. “Everything is available here,” Kwaghgba said. […]

Spiritans record life stories for posterity

Spiritans record life stories for posterity

By Gigi Jeddi | The Duquesne Duke From the alligator and eel-infested rivers of the Amazon to Laval House on Duquesne University’s campus, Spiritan priests have been helping those in need across the globe since their order was founded in the 18th century. As part of Duquesne’s annual Founders Week celebration of the Spiritan priests, […]