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Duquesne University Spring Commencement Slated

More than 1,480 students are expected to participate in the 2010 Duquesne University Commencement Ceremony this weekend. University President Charles J. Dougherty will confer degrees upon the graduates.

In addition, the following individuals will be presented with honorary degrees at the ceremony:

  • Sister Margaret Carney, president of St. Bonaventure University, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Letters.
  • Sister Patricia Daly, executive director of Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Business Leadership.
  • Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, the Charles Ducommon Professor of Education at Stanford University, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Letters.

Sister Carney will also deliver the commencement address.

Duquesne’s Commencement ceremony can be viewed live via webcast at www.duq.edu/graduation.

When: Friday, May 7, at 5 p.m.

Where: The A.J. Palumbo Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

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