2013 Archive

2010 Graduate Alaina Hartman Speaks to ISM Students

December 10, 2013
Alaina Hartman, BSBA, Information Systems Management & BA, Corporate Communications ’10, recently visited Dr. Kathleen Hartzel’s undergraduate and Master of Science in Information Systems Management (MS-ISM) classes to relay her experiences as an intern and now full-time employee at Highmark as a Decision Support Analyst in the data-warehousing group.Read More

7th Annual Supply Chain Connection

November 22, 2013
The 7th Annual Supply Chain Connection was held in the Power Center Ballroom on November 18, 2013. 70 professionals representing 26 companies and 115 students attended this year's event, making it a huge success.Read More

Duquesne Students to Host Liberty Regional Conference

November 7, 2013
Duquesne University's Students for Liberty organization will host the third annual Students for Liberty Pittsburgh Regional Conference. This daylong event will feature speakers, panel discussions and breakout sessions on the ideas behind free society and the actions needed to implement them.Read More

Marketing Mixer Breaks Attendance Record

November 6, 2013
More than 150 students learned about marketing careers and internship opportunities at the 2013 Marketing Mixer networking event on November 4.Read More

Duquesne's Digital Mr. Clean Develops Software to Scour Away Secret Files

October 28, 2013
In a world of high profile cyber security breaches, from China and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Edward Snowden and the National Security Administration, this assistant professor of information systems management at Duquesne University has patented software that electronically scrubs incoming and outgoing computer files of suspicious programs.Read More

Ethics in the Business of Science and Healthcare

October 24, 2013
Ethics in the Business of Science and Healthcare was held September 25th at Duquesne University in the Power Center Ballroom. Four schools collaborated on the event; the School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, School of Health Sciences and the School of Business.Read More

APICS Achieves Gold Award

October 23, 2013
The Duquesne University Student Chapter of APICS achieved a Gold Award for the 2012-2013 Student Chapter Management Program.  
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Duquesne's MBA Sustainability Ranks #8 in World and #1 in U.S.

September 23, 2013
Corporate Knights, an international publication and quarterly insert to the Washington Post, has released results of a 2013 survey of full-time MBA programs that examined “how universities around the world are faring at integrating sustainability into the academic experience.”
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Robert P. Sroufe a finalist for the Aspen Institute's Faculty Pioneer Award

September 19, 2013
The Aspen Institute's Faculty Pioneers Award Winners and Finalists will be recognized at an award ceremony in New York on Thursday, September 26 which includes finalist Robert P. Sroufe, Jr., Murrin Chair of Global Competitiveness, John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business, Duquesne University.
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Energy-Focused MIT Enterprise Forum with Networking Matches to be Hosted by Duquesne

September 4, 2013
Duquesne University and its Entrepreneurial Studies Program will co-sponsor a forum bringing together leaders in the energy industry, speaker panels and networking opportunities for companies and potential employees on Monday, Sept. 9, from 4:30 to 9 p.m.
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An Unexpected Path to an MBA

September 4, 2013
Fulbright Scholar Dina Sanioura, who resides in the West Bank, obtained a Sustainable MBA degree and gained news insights into herself and American culture during the 2012-2013 school year.
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Beard Institute Executive Director Bill O'Rourke Quoted in Pittsburgh Post Gazette

July 16, 2013
The Beard Institute Executive Director, Bill O'Rourke, was quoted in the July 4 Issue of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.Read More

Duquesne Ranks as Top Choice for Preparing Sales Professionals

May 15, 2013
Duquesne ranks among the best colleges and universities when it comes to preparing students for sales careers, according to the Sales Education Foundation (SEF).Read More

Rockwell Hall Receives Class-g Certification

May 15, 2013
Rockwell Hall, home of the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, received an environmental certification from Class-g, marking Duquesne as the only educational institution participating across 28 states, Canada and Mexico.Read More

Duquesne's Innovative MBA Program to Focus on Area's Major Industries

May 7, 2013
Duquesne University is introducing a redesigned, evening MBA program for working professionals that will specifically focus on disciplines that serve the major industries that are a hallmark of our region.Read More

Duquesne’s Sustainability MBA Team: Top Private School in Global Competition

April 25, 2013
A team of MBA Sustainability students from Duquesne University's John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business has placed the highest of any private school in an international case competition sponsored by the Aspen Institute, an organization devoted to fostering worldwide values-based leadership.Read More

Zelienople Resident Receives Student Award for Leadership in Ethics

April 25, 2013
Zachary J. Zeigler, a senior in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, is the recipient of the 2013 Eugene P. Beard Student Award for Leadership in Ethics at Duquesne University.Read More

Dominion Distinguished Scholar Award Presented at Duquesne

April 25, 2013
Duquesne University student Nicole Carfang of Delmont received the 2013 Dominion Distinguished Scholar Award, which is is presented to the graduating senior of the Palumbo•Donahue School of Business who best exemplifies the intellect, character and business insight needed to succeed in today's global economy.Read More

New Dean Selected to Lead Duquesne Business School

March 26, 2013
Duquesne University President Charles Dougherty has named Dr. Dean B. McFarlin as the new dean of the Palumbo•Donahue School of Business, effective Monday, July 1.Read More

Duquesne University Business School Earns Accreditation

March 26, 2013
Duquesne University's Palumbo•Donahue School of Business again has earned accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).Read More

Bloomberg Businessweek Names Duquesne Undergraduate Business School Among Top 100

March 22, 2013
For the third consecutive year, Duquesne University's A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration has been named one of the nation's top 100 undergraduate business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek.Read More

"Giving Voice to Values" Author and Educator Mary C. Gentile, Ph.D. Leaves Audience with Tools for Ethical Action

March 20, 2013
Dr. Mary C. Gentile, Director of Giving Voice to Values and Senior Research Scholar at Babson College spoke to faculty, staff, students and community partners of Duquesne University on February 13th. Her topic, 'Giving Voice to Values: The "How" of Business Ethics,' has to do with the individual voice.Read More

Kerry Creehan Awarded While Studying in Galway, Ireland

February 25, 2013
Kerry Creehan, a business student currently studying abroad in Galway, Ireland, took joint third place in a prestigious national competition.Read More

New Duquesne Entrepreneurial Studies Director Focuses on Ethics, Sustainability

February 5, 2013
Dr. John "Jack" Mason has joined Duquesne University's Palumbo•Donahue School of Business as director of entrepreneurial studies.Read More

Duquesne's Supply Chain Management Program: One of the Top 25 in the Nation

January 24, 2013
Duquesne University is the only school in the Pittsburgh region to have its Supply Chain Management Program selected as one of the nation's Top 25 Programs.Read More

Visiting Speaker Explores 'The Catholic Case for Free Markets'

January 9, 2013
Author and visiting speaker Jeffrey Tucker will explain how Catholic social thought is related to economics, in particular as it pertains to the competing moral claims of socialists and free-market advocates, at Peace on Earth: The Catholic Case for Free Markets on Friday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m., in Mellon Hall’s Laura Falk Lecture Hall.Read More

Business School Offers Accounting Honors Institute to High School Students

January 9, 2013
A group of high school students have been given the opportunity to learn about accounting and whether they have what the profession demands.Read More