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    Kids on Campus Education Day Acquaints Elementary, Middle School Students with Duquesne

    Duquesne University will host its second annual Kids on Campus Education Day, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, a day of fun, learning and college awareness at the A.J. Palumbo Center.

    Kindergarten through eighth- grade students from the area will start their day with a campus scavenger hunt and learn what college is like from coaches and athletes.  Afterward, they will attend the Dukes vs. St. Francis Red Flash women's basketball game. 

    Students are encouraged to create posters recognizing the women's basketball team, and classes are urged to dress with school spirit, either for their school or for Duquesne.  Winners of these competitions will be recognized at the game and receive some great prizes.

    The event is a collaboration between the School of Education and the Department of Athletics.

    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 10 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.