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Duquesne Hosting Alumni for This Weekend for Homecoming

Duquesne University alumni and friends will gather on campus this weekend for 2012 Homecoming events and activities.

Some highlights of Homecoming include:

Friday, Sept. 28

  • 62nd annual Greek Carnival shows, 6 p.m., A.J. Palumbo Center

Saturday, Sept. 29

  • Autumnfest, featuring booths and activities sponsored by student organizations, 11 a.m., Academic Walk
  • Duquesne Dukes football team vs. St. Francis Red Flash, 1:10 p.m., Rooney Field

Sunday, Sept. 30

  • Reunion Mass, 11 a.m., University Chapel

This year, to help alumni navigate the busy schedule, Duquesne developed a Homecoming 2012 mobile website at www.duq.edu/hcmobile, which can be viewed on any smartphone.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.