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4th Annual Education Day

A field trip opportunity for students in Grades K-8

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

AJ Palumbo Center • Duquesne University • Pittsburgh, PA

Duquesne University Athletics is 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 (at 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 
    11:00 a.m. Tip Off - Duquesne Dukes vs. Kent State Flash

    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 with the most school spirit for Duquesne. The winning class will get their picture taken after the game!

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

    Chance for students to participate in the High-5 Tunnel!

    Cost

    Tickets to the game are FREE!

    Students may bring a bagged lunch or choose our 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.

    Early College Awareness

    K-4

    College Bingo

    Drawing

    Word Search

    4-8

    Scenarios

    Crossword Puzzle

    Online Resources

    I'm First: An online community celebrating first-generation college students and supporting those who will be.

    Photos

     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

    Education Day 2012

    Education Day Poster Contest