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    Class of 2016, Expected to be Duquesne’s Largest, Moves In

    The incoming class of 2016, expected be the largest ever at Duquesne University, will arrive on campus for the annual Freshman Move-In.

    The freshmen will move into campus residence halls before participating in the University's award-winning Orientation program, which runs through this Sunday.

    The more than 1,500 freshmen represent one of the most academically prepared and most selective classes at Duquesne.

    Duquesne's academic year kicks off on Monday, Aug. 27.

    When: Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. and noon and from 3 to 6 p.m 

    Where: Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh


    Information: Media are invited to cover this event, but are asked to call Rose Ravasio in the Office of Public Affairs at 412.818.0234 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.