Dean April Barton speaks on podcast about innovation, inclusion, and leadership
Duquesne University School of Law Dean April Barton recently spoke with St. Mary's University School of Law Dean Patty Roberts, the host of EdUp Legal. On this podcast, Dean Barton recounts the history of Duquesne Law, its inception and how-in following its Spiritan mission-the School continues to advocate for innovation and inclusion. She also speaks about Duquesne Law's present, pioneering programs aimed at advancing the careers of law students.
Dean Barton explains at length one of those initiatives, the Leadership Fellows Program. Now in its third year, it helps students discover the meaning of leadership, their ethos, and how to merge the two to meaningfully impact careers and workplaces. While motivating these future leaders, Dean Barton says how she continues to be inspired by them.
These principles of leadership are part of the shared vision the School of Law focuses on to lead Duquesne Law into the future. Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Learning as well as Community Well-Being are two of the other vision pillars guiding the School of Law.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim.
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