facilities management

University facilities management worked overnight to restore power after outage

University facilities management worked overnight to restore power after outage

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief On August 14, an unexpected power outage hit numerous buildings on campus. Facilities Management worked over night and had the lights back on in the early morning hours of August 15. In a Duquesne University Official Communication sent last night, the university announced that Rockwell Hall, Canevin Hall, the Rangos Health […]

A look into the roles of Duquesne facilities management

A look into the roles of Duquesne facilities management

02/22/2018 By Krystina Primack | Staff Writer Duquesne University is doubtlessly a beautiful and well-maintained campus, and has often been described as park-like and welcoming. We are all aware that keeping this campus as safe and as clean as it is involves consistent hard work, but has anyone ever wondered what that hard work really […]

DU Facilities Management works to beautify Forbes Avenue

DU Facilities Management works to beautify Forbes Avenue

Kaye Burnet | Staff Writer Before Duquesne began renovating the sidewalks and streetlamps on Forbes Avenue, lights hung haphazardly from old trolley poles, powered by overhead wiring that crisscrossed the sky and created an eyesore, according to Duquesne University’s Director of Design and Construction Mark Minoski. Now, after 15 years of making gradual improvements along […]

Duquesne lauded for campus sustainability

Duquesne lauded for campus sustainability

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 10/05/17 As of Sept. 27, Duquesne University is recognized by The Princeton Review for its grand efforts toward environmental sustainability. It was recognized in the article Guide to 375 Green Colleges. Duquesne was commended for its policies on campus, environmental goals and career options in environmental science, environmental management and […]

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 […]

DU ring statue in sticky situation after letter ‘D’ falls off

DU ring statue in sticky situation after letter ‘D’ falls off

Liza Zulick | Staff Writer Duquesne’s class ring statue, installed near Rockwell Hall at the beginning of the Fall 2015 semester, is a familiar sight on campus. However, recently the ring began to fall apart. On Oct. 24th, the ring statue started having its gold letter “D” fall off in multiple pieces, according to Duquesne […]