Strong Women

Strong Women, Strong Girls club gets second in nat’l contest

Strong Women, Strong Girls club gets second in nat’l contest

Michael Marafino | Staff Writer 10/19/17 Former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, once said, “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” A club at Duquesne is following her words by helping girls in need. Duquesne University’s branch of Strong Women, Strong Girls received a $13,500 grant for winning […]

Duquesne grad competes in Miss America

Duquesne grad competes in Miss America

By Gigi Jeddi | The Duquesne Duke A Duquesne graduate, recalled by her professors as a “top student,” represented Pennsylvania at the Miss America competition in Atlantic City earlier this month. Ashley Schmider, 23, of Pittsburgh, graduated from Duquesne in 2013 with a degree in economics. She competed in pageants throughout college, then took a […]