2009 DCLI Spring Break Hours

DCLI Spring Break hours of operation for exams are Monday, March 2 - Sunday, March 8. The Center will be open 8 a.m. - 10 p.m., Monday through Friday, during this period.

March 2 - March 8, 2009 (SPRING BREAK)

Monday, March 2-Friday, March 6
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 7
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 8

12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.


Please visit The Center's hour's page to view more information about Regular and Holiday hours of operation.

Duquesne Student Runner-Up for Best Advocate

Congratulations to Rebecca Yanos, 3E, who was the runner-up for Best Advocate at the 2009 National Animal Law Moot Court competition at Harvard, February 6-8! Other team members are Jennifer Mattingly, Emilie Ridge, and Mary Stacy. The team was coached by Assistant Dean Ella Kwisnek and Deborah Jugan, L'92.

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