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Bone Marrow Registration Drive Set at Duquesne

A bone marrow registration drive is scheduled as part of the Black History Month observances at Duquesne University.

Several organizations under the umbrella of the Duquesne Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) are partnering with graduate chapters of historically black fraternities and sororities comprising the Divine 9 in the City of Pittsburgh for a Be the Match bone marrow registration.

On-campus partners involved in connecting patients with lifesaving donors include the Black Student Union, NAACP, Black Greek Council, Collegiate 100, Caribbean Student Association, the Union of African Students and a host of other students.

WHEN: Friday, Feb. 14, from noon to 4 p.m.

WHERE: PNC Atrium, Duquesne Union

INFORMATION: Contact Dr. Rahmon Hart, OMA director, at hartr1214@duq.edu or 412.396.1117.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.