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Duquesne Volunteerism On The Rise

Review a list of our community partners.

Every year, thousands of Duquesne students, staff and faculty volunteer for and work with hundreds of community partners. Here is how volunteerism at Duquesne increased from 2007 to 2011.

Year

2007-08

2008-09

2010-11

# of volunteers
(students,
employees, alumni)

7,911

8,058

8,420

Estimated hours of service

203,770

209,883*

245,456

Estimated dollar value of service hours

 

$3,975,552.70+

 

$4,250,131++

 

$5,242,940+++

Community
partnerships
(community and
university-affiliated
groups)

 

1,153

 

1,153

 

1,052

Student Philanthropy and Fundraising

$91,675**

$138,000**

$139,803**

United Way Contributions

$63,174

$71,306

$82,636

Service-Learning Commitments Grow Over the Years

Service-learning, which was added to the Core Curriculum in 2007, addresses community-identified needs, deepens students' civic and academic learning, and enriches the scholarship of the University as well as the quality of the community.

Year

2007-08

2008-09

2010-11

Number of Service- Learning Classes

 

41

45

45

Number of students placed

1,648

1,279

1,994

Estimated hours of service

19,779

15,348

27,120

Estimated dollar value of service hours

$385,888+

$310,797++

$579,283+++

 

#  18-month cycle

+  Value based on the 2007 estimated dollar value of $19.51 per volunteer hour, established by INDEPENDENT SECTOR.

++  Value based on the 2008 estimated dollar value of $20.25 per volunteer hour, established by INDEPENDENT SECTOR.

+++ Value based on the 2010 estimated dollar value of $21.36 per volunteer hour, established by INDEPENDENT   SECTOR.

 

* Value as of June 2009
** Does not include United Way Contributions