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Kate DeLuca

Kate DeLuca, EdD, MBA

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
School of Nursing
Student Affairs

Fisher Hall 550E
Phone: 412.396.6551


MBA, Business, Duquesne University, 2008
BA, Political Science, Duquesne University, 2004
BS, Business, Duquesne University, 2004

Ms. DeLuca is the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the Duquesne University School of Nursing. Ms. DeLuca completed dual degrees in 2004 at Duquesne University, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She went on to complete her MBA at Duquesne in 2008. She is currently pursuing a her doctorate in education in the Higher Education Management program at the University of Pittsburgh.

Ms. DeLuca joined the Duquesne University School of Nursing in 2004 and has served in various capacities since then including the Graduate Academic Advisor and grant manager for some of the school's federal grants. She has also been successful in the development and implementation of several new initiatives to enhance the student experience for the online graduate learner.



Newberry, R. and DeLuca, C. (2014). Building a Foundation for Success Through Student Services for Online Learners. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 17(4).


Newberry, R., DeLuca, C. "Don't Drop the Baton! Building a Foundation for Success Through Student Services for Online Learners." 19th-Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning. Orlando, FL. November, 2013.


2013 - President's Consumer Service Award, Duquesne University

2013 - Co-recipient of the Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning Best in Track Award for Student Services and Learner Support

2011 - President's Team Award, Duquesne University

Grants Awarded

2015-2016  Health Resources and Services Administration - Nurse Faculty Loan Program - $297,920

2014 - American Association of Colleges of Nursing and The Arnold P. Gold Foundation - White Coat Ceremony Award -  $3000