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3rd Annual Education Day

A field trip opportunity for students in Grades K-8

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

AJ Palumbo Center • Duquesne University • Pittsburgh, PA

Duquesne University Athletics & UPMC Health Plan are excited to present Education Day!

  • Tour a college campus
  • Meet college students and athletes
  • Attend a Division I Women's Basketball game
  • Have fun!

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    Directions & Drop-off

    Bus drop-off and pick-up is on-campus, on Bluff Street near Rooney Field.

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    Schedule and Activities
    9:00-9:30 a.m. Schools arrive on campus (Rooney Field)
    9:30-10:30 a.m. Campus Tour - Learn about what it's like to be a college student!
    10:30-11:00 a.m. Head to A.J. Palumbo Center and engage in pre-game activities in the stands
    11:00 a.m. Tip Off - Duquesne Dukes vs. Buffalo Bulls

    Additional Info

    Poster Competition -  Encourage your students to create a poster for the Duquesne Women's Basketball team and bring it to the game. The student with the winning poster will receive a Duquesne Duke prize pack!

    Most School Spirit Contest  - Each class is encouraged to come dressed with the most school spirit for Duquesne. The winning class will get their picture taken with the mascot, which will be displayed on our social media sites!

    Post-Game Autograph Session -  Stick around and get autographs from members of the women's basketball team.


    UPMC Health Plan has generously sponsored Education Day

    Tickets to the game are FREE!

    Students may bring a bagged lunch or choose our NEW boxed lunch option (peanut butter and jelly sandwich, apple, pretzels and water) for $5. *Please note when registering if there is a peanut allergy for an alternative sandwich

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     Education Day Participating Schools & Photos

    2013 Participating Schools:

    Carmalt             Woodland Hills Academy
    Westwood School K-5 Pittsburgh Minadeo PreK-5
    Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8 YMCA/ Duquesne University CDC
    South Side Middle School Charleroi Middle School
    St. Stephen's Lutheran Academy Pittsburgh Sunnyside PreK-8

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