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2022


T-Shirt Sale Fundraiser for Ukraine

The Migration Club organized fundraising efforts in support of the people of Ukraine and raise awareness of support on campus. Proceeds went to UNICEF, an organization providing aid to children and families in Ukraine.


Lucía Osa-Melero battles for early childhood biliteracy in Pittsburgh: How My Midwestern Neighborhood Became 'Mi Barrio'

Last semester, Dr. Lucia Osa-Melero, associate professor of modern languages and literatures in the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, was asked by the editor of The Language Magazine if she would write an article that emphasizes the relationship between community ties and the emergence of bilingualism. For Dr. Osa-Melero, this personal piece below illustrates how communities can evolve into healthier and more diverse places.

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The Duquesne Duke: Migration Club migrates to Duquesne

Duquesne University's newspaper featured an article on the new Migration Club in their March 3, 2022 issue.

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2021

Duquesne Receives "Excellence in Community Engagement" Award at Statewide Refugee Consultation Conference

Duquesne University was recently recognized for its After School Club for high school refugee youth that is coordinated by Dr. Jennie Schulze, Associate Professor of Political Science, along with community partners the Alliance for Refugee Youth Support and Education (ARYSE) and Jewish Family and Community Services (JF&CS). The Club has met twice weekly on campus since 2019 and has been meeting virtually since the start of the pandemic. Students in Dr. Schulze's "Politics of Immigration" class serve as program mentors alongside other university students in the Pittsburgh area. In addition to providing help with homework, program activities aim to raise students' awareness about educational and labor market opportunities and to encourage social and cultural integration.


2018

The Duquesne Duke: Political science class supports refugee children

Duquesne University's newspaper featured an article on The After School Club coordinted by th Center's director, Dr. Jennie Schulze, in the March 22, 2018 issue.

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