Largest Winter Commencement Class Graduating at Duquesne University
Members of the class of 2012 will receive their diplomas at Duquesne's annual Winter Commencement. The group of approximately 580 students marks the largest December graduating class at the University.
University President Dr. Charles J. Dougherty will confer degrees upon the graduates and deliver remarks at the ceremony.
Where: The A.J. Palumbo Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Information: Media are invited to cover Commencement and are asked to call Rose Ravasio at 412.396.6051 to arrange parking.
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.