fundraising

SGA mosaic project offers chance to leave a mark

SGA mosaic project offers chance to leave a mark

Sairah Aslam | Staff Writer 12/13/17 Oftentimes, students hope to leave a mark at their alma mater. With the Mission Forward Mosaic, they can do just that. The mosaic is a project sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Duquesne University Scholar Association (DUSA). Students, faculty, staff, alumni and others can, with an […]

Fireside Chat discusses the new strategic plan

Fireside Chat discusses the new strategic plan

Raymond Arke | News Editor 11/16/17 On Nov. 13, the student body had an opportunity to engage with Duquesne’s administration about the university’s new five-year plan. The “Fireside Chat” with President Ken Gormley and other administration officials from Gormley’s advisory council was hosted by the Student Government Association. The evening began with Gormley introducing and […]

Bluff Street food trucks to benefit Duquesne clubs

Bluff Street food trucks to benefit Duquesne clubs

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer As was made clear during the food truck event last week, there is one magical factor that unites every Duquesne student: food. Well, on April 20, there was plenty of good food to be found on Bluff Street, directly behind Mellon Hall. This was the day of the “Duq-A-Palooza […]

Month of Giving exceeds goals

By Carolyn Conte | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne recently concluded its first “Month of Giving” campaign which raised $142,114 to support University athletics, academics and financial aid. The campaign, which ended Feb. 28, was called “Love4DU” and surpassed its goal of 544 donors, instead receiving gifts from more than 900 alumni, friends, faculty and staff. […]

Challenge changes mind

By Carley Thieret|Opinions Editor The ALS ice bucket challenge. You’ve all seen friends, family and even celebrities dump water onto their heads and challenge others to join in or opt out by donating to the unknown acronym, ALS. But what are these people doing and why are they really pouring gallons of water on themselves? […]

Organization recognizes DU fundraising

By Adam Kelly | The Duquesne Duke Duquesne has been selected as a recipient of a fundraising improvement award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for its efforts in raising money for the Advancing Our Legacy Capital Campaign, the biggest fundraising campaign in the university’s history. John Plante, vice president of […]