Undergraduate News

    Duquesne Again Among Top Undergraduate Business Schools, Says Bloomberg Businessweek

    April 7, 2014
    The A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration at Duquesne University has again been ranked among the nation's best undergraduate business schools for 2014 in the annual Bloomberg Businessweek list.Read More

    Angel Partnership Provides Rare Experiences for Duquesne Students

    March 4, 2014
    Duquesne University entrepreneurship students, through a partnership with BlueTree Allied Angels, are gaining an unusual hands-on experience. This partnership is one of a number of ways the Entrepreneurial Studies program is increasing the engagement and visibility of its students in the Pittsburgh startup ecosystem.Read More

    New Information Systems Scholarship at Duquesne Quickly Reaches Endowment

    February 4, 2014
    The timeline to establish the Thomas A. Pollack Information Systems Management Scholarship at Duquesne University has progressed from being simply a good idea to achieving fully endowed status more quickly than anticipated.Read More

    Students Represent Duquesne in Competitions

    January 3, 2014
    Congratulations to Duquesne sales students who represented Duquesne at the 2013 International Collegiate Sales Competition, and to those who were selected as finalists in the Northwestern Mutual Sales Scholarship Competition.Read More

    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

    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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    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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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Microsoft, Outer Edge Technology Donations Ratchet Up Duquesne Business Program

    November 29, 2012
    Business students at Duquesne University will kick their data managing practices up a notch, thanks to a new partnership with Microsoft and Outer Edge Technology.Read More

    6th Annual Supply Chain Connection

    November 16, 2012
    The Duquesne Supply Chain Council sponsored the 6th Annual Supply Chain Connection student networking event on Monday, November 5th in the Power Center Ballroom.Read More

    Innovative Program to Introduce High Schoolers to Sports Career Options

    July 12, 2012
    To help address concerns about retention rates and student interest in completing high school, Duquesne University’s School of Business Administration has teamed with the Josh Gibson Foundation and Pittsburgh Public Schools to offer a new, innovative, program this fall that will introduce high school students to different career facets of sports while offering college credits.Read More

    Seniors Win the Outstanding Scholarship Award at Duquesne's Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Symposium

    April 11, 2012
    Stephanie Malone, senior accounting major, and Johnna Premich, senior marketing and international business major, won the Outstanding Scholarship Award at the Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Symposium on April 11, 2012 for their poster presentation "Two research assistants' reflections on a team newcomer study."Read More

    Undergraduate Business School Garners High Ranking

    March 28, 2012
    For the second time in as many years, the A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration has been named among the nation’s top 100 undergraduate business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek.Read More

    Duquesne Senior Laura Vinton Places Second at State Farm Marketing Competition

    February 14, 2012
    For the second year in a row, Duquesne made an impression at the national State Farm College Marketing & Sales Competition.Read More

    Marketing Major Tara Majdalani Continues Duquesne's Tradition of Service to the Community

    February 14, 2012
    Duquesne marketing major and women's tennis team member Tara Majdalani continued Duquesne's tradition of service to the community by volunteering her time to research and write a feature piece on the Passavant Hospital Foundation for the February edition of Northern Connection, a North Hills community magazine.Read More

    School of Business Hosts 3rd Annual Inter-Collegiate Project Management Triathlon

    February 8, 2012
    Duquesne University's School of Business will host the 3rd annual Inter-Collegiate Project Management Triathlon from April 13-15, 2012.Read More

    DU Is Only Private University in State to Receive Federal Economic Development Award

    September 28, 2011
    Duquesne is the only university in western Pennsylvania and the only private institution in the state to receive a five-year federal award to strengthen the region's toolbox for economic development options.Read More

    Beard Faculty Award Recognizes Hopson's Involvement with Students, Prisoners, Hazelwood and Namibia

    September 14, 2011
    Dr. Rodney Hopson, professor in the School of Education, received the 2011 Eugene P. Beard Faculty Award for Leadership in Ethics for sharing his expertise and enthusiasm with Duquesne students as well as jail inmates, residents of Pittsburgh's Hazelwood community and the southern African country of Namibia.Read More

    Beard Institute Consultant MJ Tocci Wins 2011 Athena Award

    September 14, 2011
    MJ Tocci, consultant for the Beard Institute's Women's Executive Leadership Program, was recognized for her professional excellence, mentorship and contributions to greater Pittsburgh.Read More

    New Business School Website Delivers Top-Notch User Experience

    August 24, 2011
    Focused, compelling and easy to use, the new business school website was created with visitors in mind.Read More

    Economics Professors Receive a $40,000 Grant from the American Family Business Foundation

    August 9, 2011
    Antony Davies, Pavel Yakovlev, and Matt Ryan received a $40,000 grant from the American Family Business Foundation to produce a series of research papers on the economic contribution of and effect of regulatory policy on family-owned businesses.Read More

    Duquesne SEER Report: 2011 Grads More Optimistic About Prospects

    June 29, 2011
    As reported by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, the Collegiate Seniors' Economic Expectation Research (SEER) Index, conducted this spring at Duquesne University, concluded that new graduates are more optimistic about career prospects than last year, but are less optimistic about earnings.Read More

    Ron Morris Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship

    June 7, 2011
    Ron Morris, Director of the Entrepreneurial Studies Program, has been named the recipient of Ernst & Young's Lifetime Achievement Award as western Pennsylvania's all-time entrepreneur. This is the first and only time this award has ever been given.Read More

    Congratulations to Alexander Federinko - Class of 2011!

    May 23, 2011
    Alexander Federinko, a four-year Duquesne Track and Field Scholarship Athelete and Valedictorian of the School of Business, received the Dean's Award for Academic Excellence and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Award this year.Read More

    Congratulations to Ryan Kandrak

    May 23, 2011
    Ryan Kandrak's article entitled "Torture Through the Lens of Economic Analysis and Catholic Social Thought" was awarded third place in the competition for undergraduate students sponsored by the Center for Catholic Social Thought.Read More

    Diane P. Holder Gives Keynote Address at 2011 Commencement

    May 7, 2011
    Diane P. Holder, Executive Vice President, UPMC; President, UPMC Insurance Services Division; President and CEO, UPMC Health Plan, presented the keynote address during the 2011 commencement diploma ceremony on Saturday May 7, 2011.Read More

    Harrison City Resident Wins Beard Student Award

    April 11, 2011
    The Duquesne University 2011 Eugene P. Beard Award for Leadership in Ethics student winner is Brian Read, a senior accounting major from Harrison City, Pennsylvania.Read More

    Students Win Big in Phi Beta Lambda State Conference

    April 6, 2011
    300 students and their advisors from approximately 28 schools in PA participated in this year's annual conference. AACSB accredited schools in attendance included the following: Duquesne, Pitt, Drexel, Temple, IUP and Penn State.Read More

    Duquesne Students Place 2nd in Ethical Case Study Competition

    March 30, 2011
    Duquesne University business students Anne-Charlotte Eischeid, Chelsey Graham, Robert Lewis, and Tiffany Schilling, representing Delta Sigma Pi, secured 2nd place (and won $2000 for DSP) in the University of Pittsburgh's 3rd Annual Berg Cup Ethical Case Study competition sponsored by the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership.Read More

    Forget Watson: Duquesne Business Students Host Jeopardy-Style Business Competition

    March 23, 2011
    For the second year, business students will gather at Duquesne University to pit their project management prowess against the skills of students from three other universities.Read More

    Ron Morris Wins "Entrepreneurial Award"

    March 10, 2011
    Ron Morris, Director of the Entrepreneurial Studies Program, was recently presented the "Entrepreneurial Award" for excellence in business entrepreneurship in honor of the late David D'Appolonia, a local social investor and accomplished entrepreneur by the Solutions for Society team.Read More

    Duquesne University School of Business Among Top 80 in Nation, Businessweek Says

    March 4, 2011
    The A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration at Duquesne University has been named one of the nation's top undergraduate business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek, according to ratings released today.Read More

    Duquesne Students Awarded with Pittsburgh Traffic Club Scholarships

    March 4, 2011
    Congratulations to Lisa Marie, Rachael Rurak, and Amber Suprano for being selected as three of the four Pittsburgh Traffic Club Scholars for 2011.Read More

    Amber Suprano, President of the APICS Student Chapter, Wins the Fall 2010 APICS Paper Competition

    February 24, 2011
    Amber's essay entitled "Sustaining for the Future" was chosen as the winner among approximately two dozen submissions.Read More

    Duquesne Team Wins 2nd Place in the APICS Mid-Atlantic District Case Competition

    February 17, 2011
    Four Supply Chain Management students (Stephen Ciampanelli, Lisa Marie, Rachel Rurak, and Kara Spittler) represented our APICS Student Chapter by winning second place in the undergraduate case competition at the APICS Mid-Atlantic District meeting.Read More

    Duquesne's Business School Featured Prominently in Post Gazette Article

    January 3, 2011
    Justin Stadelmyer, finance major, and Dr. Spangler, Associate Dean, were featured in a Post Gazette article titled "There is positive job-market news for college grads."Read More

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    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

    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

    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