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Class of 2010 Arrive on Campus for Move-In/ Orientation

The freshman class of 2010 is moving into Duquesne University residence halls in preparation for the annual Orientation program and the beginning of a new academic year. The new group of 1,342 students is the largest of the last three freshman classes.

Freshman orientation begins after move-in with five days of programs and activities, including a matriculation ceremony for students and their families, a performance by the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, educational presentations, entertainment and a hands-on neighborhood clean-up volunteer opportunity.

Special events will also be held just for parents, such as receptions, lectures on transitioning a child to college and trolley tours of the city.

Duquesne students begin the academic year on Monday, Aug. 28.

Where: Duquesne University’s campus

Media from local television stations may want to get coverage from their helicopters.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 22
5 to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 23,
7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Duquesne University

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