Wednesday, April 23, 2014
  4:30 p.m. Spring into Crafts @ Gumberg Library, Gumberg Library »
  8:30 p.m. One Acts for Charity, Peter Mills Auditorium, Rockwell Hall »


  Thursday, April 24, 2014
  4:30 p.m. Spring into Crafts @ Gumberg Library, Gumberg Library »
  8:30 p.m. One Acts for Charity, Peter Mills Auditorium, Rockwell Hall »

All Employee Notices

Community Engagement Reception

Please join us for the end-of-year Community Engagement Reception, April 28, 4:00 - 5:30 pm, Africa Room. All are invited to attend. Please RSVP to get or 412.396.5893.

National Bike Challenge-Pick Duquesne as your workplace!

The Center for Environmental Research and Education is encouraging the entire Duquesne community to participate in the National Bike Challenge, and effort to ride (and log) as many bike miles as possible between May 1 and September 30. Make sure to choose Duquesne as your workplace!

Accounts Payable Schedule Change for April

In observance of Holy Thursday and Good Friday on April 17 and 18, 2014, the Accounts Payable Department (AP) cutoff for all appropriately authorized paperwork will be the close of business on Thursday, April 10. Checks will be available for pick up on Wednesday, April 16. Due to the Annual Staff Appreciation Day on Thursday, April 24, the AP cutoff will be the close of business on Wednesday, April 16. Checks will be available for pick up on Friday, April 25. The regular processing schedule will resume the week of April 28.

The Kevin McCarthy Alcoholism Awareness Benefit Dinner

Please join us on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom for an evening that will enhance awareness about treatment approaches for alcoholism and raise money for the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center. Hear from Duquesne Pharm.D. alum Becky McCarthy, who lost her father Kevin to alcoholism in 2008. Joining Becky will be Randy Herbe, who will talk about his own struggles with alcoholism. Duquesne's Dr. Vincent Giannetti will talk about current treatment options for alcoholism. The minimum suggested donation is $40 per person ($20 for students) and includes a pasta buffet dinner.

TIAA-CREF Individual Retirement Planning Appointments - April, May, June

Appointments are now being taken for individual retirement planning sessions with a TIAA-CREF representative April 30th, May 21st and 22nd, June 10th and 11th. Appointments will be held in Human Resources, first floor Koren Building, 718 Fifth Avenue. Schedule your appointment by calling 800.732.8353.

CLO Cabaret- "Judge Jackie Justice" with DURA

DURA (Duquesne University Retirees Association) would like to invite interested employees to join them for a hilarious fun afternoon at the CLO Cabaret on Thursday, April 24 for a buffet lunch and a performance of Pittsburgh's version of "Judge Judy". Limited tickets are available. Why not take a half day vacation and come have fun with old DU friends. Visit our site at for all the details or call Marianne Caspary at 724.941.7140.

Fidelity Retirement Individual Planning Meetings - April, May, June

Individual retirement planning meetings are available April 3rd, 24th and 29th, May 13th and 23rd, and June 12th and 26th with Fidelity. Appointments will be held in Human Resources, first floor Koren Building, 718 Fifth Avenue. Contact the Fidelity Central Reservation System at 1.800.642.7131.

FY15 Endowment Distributions

Attention Endowed Fund Managers! FY15 endowment distributions are now available via Self Service Banner. The training manual is available on the Planning and Budget intranet site and will guide you through the step-by-step process to access distributions and make any necessary adjustments. Please take your time and read all sections of the manual. Endowed Fund security clearance is required to view the endowment distributions; therefore, if you can view the endowed Fund and Organization Codes in Self Service Banner now, you will have access to Budget Development. All distributions must be reviewed and spending plans developed by May 30, 2014. Please contact Bonnie Watson at x5696 for training opportunities.

PILA's Online Auction! Now open!

Bid @ on these awesome items donated by our generous Alumni:

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
4 tickets Section 122, Row G
Saturday, March 22, 2014, 1:00 p.m.

Steeler's Pre-season game
4 Club Level Box seats plus 2 Gold Parking Passes

Pirates vs the Washington Nationals
6 Pirate's tickets section 114
Thursday, May 22nd, 2014, 7:05 p.m.

Dinner for 6 provided and prepared in your home by Head Chef, Curtis Gamble, of Grit & Grace Restaurant @

Duquesne University Day at PNC Park - Thursday, April 24, 2014

President Charles Dougherty cordially invites all University employees to the 13th Annual Day at the Pirates Thursday, April 24, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds Lunch begins at 10:30 a.m., Game Time 12:35.

Cost: $23 (cash or check) Price Includes: 1st Level Seating Lunch Served in the A.J. Palumbo Center Prize drawing following lunch Duquesne T-shirt & Pirates Baseball Cap.

Ticket Sales and T-Shirt & Cap Pickup begin March 5: Pick up your ticket, t-shirt and cap at the same time! Tickets will be sold in the DU Card Center, 2nd Floor Duquesne Union from 9am-4pm. Please call 412.396.6191 with questions.