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Rockwell Hall hopes to further renovations in 2019

Rockwell Hall hopes to further renovations in 2019

Gabriella DiPietro | News Editor 08/23/18 Fundraising millions of dollars is an achievement that many groups and organizations dream of, but the business school managed to raise $7.5 million in only 10 months. Duquesne University’s Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has been renovating Rockwell Hall piece by piece since 2013 in order to adapt and grow […]

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 […]

Technology featured in new Rockwell classrooms

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer 11/07/17 Technology is constantly improving and advancing, which has made the industry of sales significantly more challenging. However, Duquesne University’s Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has proudly made the decision to embrace this technology-driven industry and introduce its new Center for Leadership in Professional Selling. This newly renovated space can be […]

Career Services gets new office and new location

Career Services gets new office and new location

Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 10/26/17 The Student Union is completely renovating another floor this fall with the addition — and relocation — of Duquesne Career Services. Previously located in Rockwell Hall, Duquesne Career Services is taking over the entire sixth floor of the Union beginning next semester. The new space will be called The […]

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 […]

Career Services offers expert advice

Career Services offers expert advice

By Kayla Casavant | The Duquesne Duke On the bottom floor of Rockwell Hall, tucked away in a corner, is a small, unassuming collection of offices. Passersby could easily overlook this modest area, but the services provided there can make a huge difference in students’ careers and future lives. Duquesne’s Career Services Center provides professional […]

DU reacts to dining, meal plan changes

DU reacts to dining, meal plan changes

By Kayla Casavant | The Duquesne Duke “Is it really necessary to have three Starbucks on campus?” asked Paige Tinney, a business school senior. Tinney is just one of several students and faculty puzzled by the transformation of the former Coffee Tree Roasters in the bottom of Rockwell Hall to a Campus Market that sells […]

New councils, new look for business school

New councils, new look for business school

Kaye Burnet | Asst. News Editor The Dean of the Palumbo Donahue School of Business announced a series of future innovations for the school during a formal dinner on April 9. The changes include dramatic renovations to Rockwell Hall and the addition of two new advisory councils for the school. Dean McFarlin, business school dean […]