Heritage Week

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Heritage Week 2014

Please join us during Heritage Week 2014! We will be celebrating both the 136th birthday of Duquesne as well as the feast day of Claude Poullart des Places, Founder of the Spiritans!

Walk for Water, Sunday Sept 28th,
1pm on Academic Walk
Please join Mission and Identity along with the Center for Student Involvement and our campus chapter of RotarAct for the kickoff event to Heritage week! We will be walking to raise awareness on the global water crisis as well as funds to go toward a water project.

Mass to Rejuvenate the Spirit Sunday Sept. 28th,
9pm in the Duquesne University Chapel of the Holy Spirit
This Mass will be the Liturgical opening for both Homecoming and Heritage week. All are welcome for this Spirit filled liturgy!

Spiritan Trivia in Commuter Affairs Tuesday Sept. 30th 11am-1pm
Commuter Lounge
Stop by the Commuter Lounge around lunch time for some free snacks and Spiritan Trivia! Everyone that answers three of the questions correctly gets a raffle ticket for a $25 Starbucks gift card! (Winner will be drawn that day)

Scavenger Hunt Tuesday Sept 30th 6:00pm
Mellon Patio
Think you know your way around our campus? Come test your skills with a scavenger hunt around our campus! This event is for teams of TWO OR THREE PEOPLE. Prizes include DU hoodies and $25 Starbucks gift cards! ***Each team will need one phone with a working camera***

DU Birthday Celebration Wednesday Oct. 1st 11am-2pm
Academic Walk
Freshmen Development, Alumni Affairs and Mission and Identity are all teaming up to put on a great party for Duquesne's 136th birthday! There will be music, a photo booth, carnival games, giveaways, and chances for prizes! You will not want to miss this event!

Birthday Celebration in the Residence Halls, Wednesday Oct. 1st 2pm-4pm
Lobbies of All Residence Halls
Grab a sweet treat to celebrate DU's birthday on your way to or from class!

Rita's Italian Ice giveaway Des Places Day Thursday Oct 2nd 2pm-4pm
Mission and Identity and Freshmen Development will be passing out red and blue Rita's ice for FREE on Academic Walk in honor of the feast day of Claude Poullart Des Places, founder of the Spiritans!

Founder's Day Mass Thursday Oct. 2nd Noon
Join us as we celebrate the feast day of Des Places with the noon liturgy on campus.