2010 Archive

Senior in Entrepreneurial Studies Adriana Pasquini Wins Scholarship

December 13, 2010
Adriana Pasquini of Eighty-Four, PA, a senior in the Entrepreneurial Studies Program at Duquesne University, is the winner of a $6,600 scholarship from the Martha and Seaborn Jacobs Endowed Scholarship Fund.Read More

Professor Jay Liebowitz's Research Paper Published in the Journal of Sustainable Development

November 29, 2010
Professor Jay Liebowitz's research paper "The Role of HR in Achieving a Sustainability Culture" was published in the Vol.3, No.4 edition of the Journal of Sustainable Development.Read More

Duquesne Wins Top Team Award in National Marketing and Sales Competition

November 24, 2010
Duquesne finalists Maria Nist and Kathryn Wynn represented Duquesne and the State Farm Northeast Zone at the national finals, held at the University of Central Missouri.Read More

Duquesne Grad Students on Winning Allegheny County Case Competition Team

November 24, 2010
Two graduate students from Duquesne University -- Mary Frances Stotler from our MBA Sustainability program and Russell Brown from the Masters in Public Policy program claimed first prize at the fourth annual Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS) Government Case Competition last weekend.Read More

Marketing Mixer networking night a success!

November 8, 2010
The American Marketing Association/Sports Marketing Association annual marketing mixer networking night, held Wednesday night in the Power Center, was a tremendous success!Read More

National Green to Gold Award Honors Starbucks' Sustainable Success

November 8, 2010
Duquesne University's Beard Institute conferred its annual national Green to Gold award on Starbucks at its fourth annual symposium on sustainability on Nov. 3.Read More

Compliance, Sustainability Issues to be Addressed at Beard Symposium

November 8, 2010
The fourth annual Beard Symposium, Sustainability: The Changing Ground Rules, will feature former governor and secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, president and CEO of the Ridge Global LLC consulting firm, and a former executive with Lehman Brothers.Read More

Dean Miciak Featured in Tribune Review article: 'Sustainability' runs on ethics

October 28, 2010
Dean Miciak was quoted in a Tribune Review article entitled: 'Sustainability' runs on ethics.Read More

Marketing Students Compete in National Team Selling Competition

October 28, 2010
Congratulations to senior marketing majors Dan Althouse, Casey Hufnagel, Michael Poach, and Kara Rennie who traveled to Indiana University (Bloomington) to represent Duquesne's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business in the National Team Selling Competition, bringing home 2nd place and 7th place awards.Read More

Duquesne University Among Best 300 Business Schools, Says Princeton Review

October 13, 2010
For the fifth time, Duquesne has been named as one of the top 300 business schools by The Princeton Review. The 2011 edition of The Best 300 Business Schools was released on Oct. 12.Read More

SMBA Graduate Featured in the Green Economy Post

October 8, 2010
Adam Granz, a 2009 graduate of the MBA Sustainability program, was interviewed for an article in the Green Economy Post's series entitled Green MBA Success.Read More

Betler and Overby Speak About Ethics in International Business

October 4, 2010
September 28, 2010 - Ray Betler, vice president and group executive at Wabtec Corporation, and Paul Overby, president of Paul Overby Associates, spoke to a group of 200 undergraduate business students and faculty as a part of the Beard Institute's Distinguished Ethics Speaker Series.Read More

Congratulations State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition Winners

October 4, 2010
Congratulations to seniors Kathryn Wynn and Maria Nist, winners of the State Farm Marketing and Sales Competition at Duquesne University. They now move on to the national finals, representing Duquesne as they compete at the University of Central Missouri in November.Read More

Director of the Entrepreneurial Studies Program, Ron Morris, Featured on MSNBC

September 24, 2010
Ron Morris, Director of the Entrepreneurial Studies Program and Host of "The American Entrepreneur" radio, was a recent guest on MSNBC's "Your Business."Read More

Milcarek Receives Patriot Award

September 23, 2010
Jennifer Milcarek, director of the 6th floor Investment Center, received the Patriot Award from the Pennsylvania Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Service.Read More

Faculty Members Receive Presidential Excellence, Beard Ethics Awards

September 16, 2010
Four Duquesne faculty members were recognized for outstanding service, teaching, scholarship and a special contribution to ethics at Convocation.Read More

Business Majors Among Students Embracing Service-Learning Opportunities this Fall

September 15, 2010
The world of business-particularly fields such as finance, sports marketing and supply chain management-might seem far afield from a shelter for homeless women. But the service-learning component of Dr. Maryellen Kelly's Product Management class has brought the two together.Read More

Jim Byrne quoted in Pittsburgh Business Times article

August 6, 2010
Three Pittsburgh-area manufacturers aiming to transform with the same goal: emerge from the recession stronger and better able to withstand future downturns.Read More

School of Business Progress Report Now Available on PRME Web site

August 3, 2010
Duquesne University is among the first 100 endorsers of the Principles for Responsible Management Education.Read More

Tom Nist Named Director of Duquesne Business School Graduate Programs

July 19, 2010
Thomas J. Nist, Donahue Chair in Investment Management at Duquesne University, has been named director of graduate programs in the Donahue Graduate School of Business.
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Duquesne Students Place Well at Phi Beta Lambda National Conference

July 15, 2010
Duquesne took 4 students to the national competition in Nashville, TN and competed in 5 events. They went 5 for 5 - placing in all categories!
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Dean Miciak Part of Duquesne Delegation to Visit Tanzania

June 21, 2010
A group of deans, administrators and faculty will travel to Tanzania on May 18 to visit the Spiritan ministries and outreach activities.
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May 2010: Robert Sroufe, Ph.D., Participates in Sustainability Conferences

May 25, 2010
Robert Sroufe, Ph.D., Director of Applied Sustainability at the Beard Institute, participated in three conferences that focused on the role of sustainability in business.
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Conference aimed at helping women build careers at male-dominated companies

May 25, 2010
Elisabet Rodriguez Dennehy discusses the Emerging Women's Leadership Conference.
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Duquesne Student Team Takes 4th Place in CSRI Competition

April 26, 2010
Congratulations to Sam Dalfonso, Mark Taylor, Steve Treier, and Anthony Zugec for placing 4th out of 13 teamsRead More

Dean Miciak Visits China to Strengthen Global Ties

April 21, 2010
Miciak's China itinerary, extending from April 14-21, has included stops at Jiangci University of Finance and Economics, University of Electronic Science and Technology-Zhongshan, Beijing Normal University-Zhuhai Campus, Jinan University and the University of South China, University of Technology.
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Jim Byrne Stresses Real-World Feel in the Classroom

April 9, 2010
Jim Byrne gives students the feel of a real-world business meeting during his class.Read More

Companies, military find use for Duquesne University's organizational ethics class

April 9, 2010
Graduate students at Duquesne University have a unique opportunity to assess their employer's level of ethical compliance by using a special model.Read More

Duquesne Student Teams Win 1st and 3rd Place in Pittsburgh AMA Marketing Plan Contest

April 8, 2010
ongratulations to two student teams from Dr. Guskey's Strategic Marketing class which placed 1st and 3rd in the Pittsburgh AMA Marketing Plan Contest.Read More

Congratulations to Tom Havranek

April 8, 2010
Thomas Harvranek, Jr., a senior majoring in marketing, won the PCKIZ Business Idea Contest.Read More

Council of Supply Chain Management

March 29, 2010
Congratulations to the Duquesne team at the Council of Supply Chain Management's Annual College Challenge: Brian Roberts, Alex Orosz, Nick Vozza, and Stephanie Hinchberger for a great showing at the competition.Read More

Intercollegiate Project Management Triathlon 2010

March 29, 2010
Congratulations Duquesne Students! Winners of the individual "All Star" event.Read More

Duquesne University Expands Beard Center to Broaden Focus

March 26, 2010
The Palumbo Donahue School of Business is expanding its ethics and leadership center to include the disciplines of business ethics, sustainability and responsible financial management to further reflect the evolving business landscape.Read More

Congratulations to the SCM Scholarship Winners

March 19, 2010
Congratulaltions to Mary Deet and Brian Roberts, winners of the 2010 Traffic Club of Pittsburgh Academic Scholarship.Read More

University Teaching Award Awarded to SOBA Faculty

March 17, 2010
Dr. Robert Sroufe and Diane Ramos are 2010 recipients of the Duquesne University Creative Teaching Award.Read More

Sustainable Executive Creates Bridge to the Future - Jim Byrne, Executive Director

March 16, 2010
Jim Bryne's opinion-piece published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.Read More

Dr. Robert Sroufe Receives National Award

January 20, 2010
Dr. Sroufe has received the 2009 Decision Science Institute Instructional Innovation Award.Read More

Cisco Systems Wins Inaugural Green to Gold Award

January 10, 2010
The Beard Institute's inaugural Green to Gold award, which recognizes commercial success in sustainable business practices, was presented to Cisco Systems Inc. at the third annual Bead Symposium on Sustainability: The Bridge to the Future on Nov. 10, 2009.Read More