Campus Events


Reception in honor of Terry Tatrai

Friday, April 25, 2014
3 - 5 p.m.
Duquesne Union Ballroom

Rev. Sean M. Hogan, Executive Vice President for Student Life cordially invites you to a reception in celebration of Ms. Terry Tatrai on her retirement from the University. Please join Fr. Hogan as we applaud Terry's more than 40 years of service to the University, 28 of which were served as Father's dedicated and faithful assistant.

Spring into Crafts @ Gumberg Library

April 22 - April 25
Gumberg Library

Relieve some end of the semester stress and celebrate Earth Week by crafting at the Gumberg Library! We supply the materials and the know-how, you supply the creativity. Dont throw out your favorite old shirttransform it! Learn how to upcycle an old t-shirt into something new in less than ten minutes. Bring your own t-shirt or pick one from our stash. -Tuesday, April 22, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. -Thursday, April 24, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Prefer paper crafts? Well show you a quick way to recycle an old book into a work of art. -Wednesday, April 23, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. -Friday, April 25, 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

School of Nursing Doctoral Dissertation Defense - Lori Rizzo

May 6, 2014
9 - 11 a.m.
Fisher Hall, Room 541 - Distance Learning Room
Videostreamed live via Nursing Intranet Site in DORI

Lori Rizzo "A Retrospective Data Analysis in Veterans with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Using Wagner's Chronic Care Model to Explore Medication Adherence".

City Music Center 25th Anniversary Gala

May 4, 2014
5 p.m.
Power Center Ballroom
RSVP Deadline: April 28, 2014

Join us for an evening of music and celebration, honoring the 25th anniversary of the City Music Center and featuring performances by CMC students, faculty, and special guest musicians from the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Sally Stone Worsing Memorial Scholarship Fund, providing financial assistance to CMC students.

One Acts for Charity

April 23-26
8:30 p.m.
Peter Mills Auditorium, Rockwell Hall

One Acts for Charity is a truly unique theatrical event at Duquesne University. Instead of charging for admission, we ask that our audience members make a monetary donation to a local charity. This year, we are pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council. Audience members may donate as much as they would like; there are no required donations. THE SHOWS: Split Decision by William Moseley One of Those People by Robert Patrick The Property is Condemned by Tennessee Williams To learn more about the GPLC, visit their website at

Voices in the Hill: A Public Reading

April 25, 2014
5-7 p.m.
Focus Pittsburgh, 2228 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412) 261-1234

This is a Public Reading of life stories from the Hill District, done in collaboration between Duquesne and Focus Pittsburgh. The reading will be performed by seniors in Dr. Goldberg's Psychology and Social Engagement class. The students interviewed people in the Hill District and will be sharing the stories of people interviewed. Refreshments will be served.

5th Annual Sizemore Summer Conference

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 and Wednesday, May 28, 2014
5/27/14 (4:30 pm to 7:45 pm) & 5/28/14 (8 am to 3:30 pm)
Power Center
RSVP Deadline: Friday, May 23, 2014

The Duquesne University School of Education and the Barbara A. Sizemore Urban Education Initiative are hosting its 5th Annual Barbara A. Sizemore Summer Conference, "The (UN) Common Core: Pathways to Opportunity or Mechanisms of Social Injustice". The conference dates are: Tuesday, May 27 (4:30 to 7:30 pm) and Wednesday, May 28, (8:30 am to 3:30 pm) 2014 at the Duquesne University Power Center. The agenda, keynote speaker biographies and workshop descriptions are detailed on the Sizemore Conference website. Visit to register for the conference.


Workshops & Lectures


Leadership Breakfast Series - May 13

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
8 to 10 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m.
Power Center Ballroom

Identifying, Developing and Creating Tomorrow's Leaders Today: Leadership and Succession Planning Facilitator: Dr. Gerald Groves The Leadership Breakfast Series is an educational and networking event designed to inspire you to think about successful leadership. The series includes several leading-edge topics relevant to your professional and personal lives and is designed to enhance your skills as a leader, regardless of your role or position. Everyone has the power of influence and, as a leader, casts a shadow of impact among others. Through the interactive sessions, participants will acquire beneficial knowledge to become better leaders. description of this session: This presentation will help the audience to better understand the importance and process of succession planning for current and future leaders. In addition to this macro-learning objective, several more specific micro-objectives will also be addressed. staff, students, faculty registration  the price point is $25/session.

Research to Go!

Mondays in April: 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, & 4/28
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Student Union, 2nd floor lounge

Get expert help with your research. Librarians will be on hand in the Student Union 2nd floor lounge from 5pm-7pm Monday nights in April. Librarians can help with questions concerning research search strategies, accessing full-text articles and ebooks, assessing resources, citation, and more. Online research help is also available 24/7 at