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Nursing School Prepares for 75th Anniversary Celebration

A celebration marking the Duquesne University School of Nursing's 75th anniversary will be held on campus this weekend.

Events begin in the Union Ballroom with a multimedia presentation about the School of Nursing's history. Events also include tours of the nursing school labs, displays of memorabilia, presentations on current nursing research and various opportunities for alumni to reconnect with each other and with current faculty, staff and students of the School of Nursing.

Later, in Duquesne's Power Center Ballroom, the nursing school will host cocktails, dinner and an induction ceremony for the first group of alumnae to become members of the School of Nursing Alumni Hall of Fame.

When: Saturday, March 24

Where: From 3 to 10 p.m., Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information: Media are invited to cover/attend these events for video and photo opportunities. If interested, please call Rose Ravasio to set up parking at 412.396.6051.

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.