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    Governor Tom Corbett to Address Duquesne’s 2011 Law Graduates

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett will deliver the Centennial keynote address at Duquesne University’s 98th annual School of Law Commencement. 

    More than 200 students will receive their diplomas at this year’s ceremony.

    “This is a special moment in the life of the law school. There is no better way to celebrate this milestone, as our students receive their diplomas, than to have the newly elected governor deliver the keynote commencement address,” said School of Law Dean Gormley. “This will make a spectacular Centennial year even more meaningful and memorable.”


    When: Sunday, June 5, at 11 a.m.

    Where: The A.J. Palumbo Center, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Media are asked to call in advance to arrange for parking.

    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.