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Celtic Healthcare CEO to Address Duquesne Health Sciences Graduates

Arnold E. Burchianti II, president and chief executive officer of Celtic Healthcare, will deliver the commencement address to more than 110 students graduating this Friday from the John G. Rangos Sr. School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University.

Burchianti, who founded Celtic Healthcare in 1996, built a state-of-the art information technology system, which has been instrumental in his organizations' success and outstanding reputation for patient care. He has successfully led the company through significant growth and continues to expand the Celtic footprint through strategic acquisitions and expanded services.

A Duquesne alumnus, Burchianti received his bachelor's degree in health sciences in 1993 and his master's in physical therapy in 1994 from the Rangos school. He is a current University board member and a 2009 inductee of the Duquesne University Century Club of Distinguished Alumni.

When: Friday, Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m.

Where: The A.J. Palumbo Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information: The ceremony is private, but media are invited to cover it. Media are asked to call Rose Ravasio at 412.396.6051 to arrange parking.

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.