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Duquesne University Business School Earns Accreditation

Duquesne University's Palumbo•Donahue School of Business again has earned accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).

Since 1961, when the school became the first in the Western New York/Pennsylvania region to earn this elite ranking, it has met the standards of excellence for institutions worldwide that deliver the highest quality of education to business students.

"I congratulate our dedicated faculty on this continued achievement, which reflects our dedication to providing rich and relevant business education," said Dean Alan Miciak.

AACSB accreditation, a hallmark of excellence in business education, has been earned by less than 5 percent of the world's business programs. The AACSB, founded in 1916, is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in business and accounting.

To learn more about the Palumbo•Donahue School, which celebrates its centennial this year, visit www.duq.edu/business.

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.